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  Top Quality GOKUBUTO Shinai - "BIZEN" Size 39 (Completely assembled with Top quality leather)

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Due to many requests from our customers, we have created a Gokubuto (Japanese meaning of "Extra Thick") Shinai. BIZEN Shinai (e-bogu's own brand top quality Dobari style Shinai). It comes completely assembled with top quality leather set.

"This Shinai is based on many Shinais that our customers has actually donated to us, so we can produce a similar balance and thickness of this Extra Thick Shinai. I am sure people with a larger hand would love this Shinai. The most challenging thing about the design of this Shinai was to keep the good balance of the Shinai, although the amount of Bamboo is larger compared to our other Shinais. We tried placing the balance towards the handle side, which makes the Shinai feel light, although the average weight is about 535 grams."  Taro Ariga CEO (Kendo Renshi 7 Dan)
List Price: $82.00
Our Price: $68.00
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39 470-500 Dobari 2.3cm 4.5cm 3.3cm 3cm 65 cm

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Beautiful February 22, 2013
Reviewer: Gabriel  
Just beautiful. I don't have very large hands and I still love it. It will become MY SHINAI. I tried many different shinais in the last 4 years, but THIS IS IT!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Shinai for large hands December 4, 2007
Reviewer: Peter from Auckland, Auckland New Zealand  
This shinai is great!  For someone with larger than average hands it feels so much more comfortable and easier to wield than a shinai with a standard sized tsuka.  After showing a few of my fellow (larger sized) training partners they are now also keen to get one.  It is also holding up very well.  I have already worn out two shinai so far this year, this one is looking like it will last much longer.  Delivery (half way around the world!) was also very fast, it arrived within 3 days of ordering.  Highly recommended.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Fun April 19, 2007
Reviewer: Stefan Locklair from Lake Lure, NC United States  
This shinai is great for those who have larger hands or want a shinai that is just fun to use. The balance is more toward the handle as should be expected. my Do and Kote cuts were much more powerful with this shinai and doing one-handed suburi is a new exercise with this shinai due to it being a little heavier. Highly recommend giving it a try.

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