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  Top Quality DOBARI Nitoryu Daito Shinai - "HARIMA" Size 37 (Completely assembled with Top quality leather) REGULAR Tsuka
HARIMA Nitoryu Daito Shinai (Long Tsuka)


 
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Product Code: HAY-KEN-SHI-HARICOMP-37


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Style: Dobari Gata
Grip: Oval Thick
Features
First time in the history, a Daito specialized for Nitoryu style. Top quality Nitoryu Shinai, HARIMA, a Daito designed for Nitoryu style. The official rule for Nitoryu Shinai is the following: The Shinai needs to be less than 114 cm, and have a weight more than 465g. This is the same as the Size 37 Shinai, so most of the people used a Size 37 Shinai as the Nitoryu Daito. However, Size 37 Shinai is usually used by Middle School students, and it usually does not come in the best balance, and the Shinai tends to break easier, specially when used by adults.
After many trials, e-bogu.com came up with a totally different concept of Shinai, in which we keep the same weight and length defined by the rule, but by using a thicker bamboo, concentrating the weight on the handle (Tsuka) side. The Shinai is also a Dobari style, which makes the Shinai look much thicker, and stronger. Also, we have made the grip oval, so that it gives the Kenshis a better Shinai control, and a better Hasuji, specially because Nitoryu players are holding the Shinai with one hand.
HARIMA is made of our top quality bamboo, and has a Delux Double folded Tsuka. If you are a Nitoryu player, this is one Shinai that you must have.

SIZE WEIGHT STYLE A B C D E
TIP THICKEST RIGHT GRIP LEFT GRIP CENTER OF GRAVITY
37
400-421 Dobari 2.2cm4cm 3.3 x 3cm 3.3 x 2.7cm 62.5cm






Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

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I love this shinai! September 12, 2012
Reviewer: Jason from St Albert, AB Canada  
Rather than quit practicing due to a tendon injury, I have been playing katate-gyaku-jodan (stated that way because saying half-nito doesn't make me chuckle the same way).

This shinai has fantastic balance for being used one-handed, and the size and shape of the grip is extremely comfortable and a great blessing through long practices.

I  hope they make a 39 inch version for when I'm healed!

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Finally, a superb nito-ryu daito August 17, 2010
Reviewer: Sidharta Rezende from Sao Paulo, SP Brazil  
I have been doing nito-ryu since 2003 and have been testing a lot of different shinai, never finding one that make a significant difference. Untill now.

I wrote a more detailed revie at my blog (in portuguese only)

http://sidhartar.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/shinai-nito-ryu-e-bogu/

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Excellent weapon, but fragile August 4, 2010
Reviewer: Brian from Vienna, VA United States  
I have been playing nitou for 3 years now and tried many shinais, looking for a good daito.  This shinai has superb weight and balance, and has been very good to me in shiai.  However, as another reviewer stated, it is a fragile piece and does not stand up to the abuse a nito daito will always receive.  Also, the fit of the slats is kind of odd, and the slats do need to be tapped from time to time, as they stick together. The fact that they cost $50 a piece makes them quite expensive to replace.  If ebogu could iron out these flaws, it would be a 5-star item.

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nice buy August 15, 2009
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Quakertown, PA United States  
Compared to the 37 practice shinai and my other 37 shinais, the shinai is lighter and has the nice balance in the middle where the normal 37 has the weight on the top. I found that the leather isn't really top quality, as the leather was flaking like crazy. The bigger oval grip helps greatly with the control of the shinai.
Overall, if you are nitoryu user, this shinai is highly recommended. I guarantee you this shinai will satisfy your needs in control, quality, and just overall shinai. Thinking of buying it? Buy it!

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