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Blade Show Texas and Texas Gun Experience have teamed up to provide Blade Show Texas attendees a night of hands-on experience in a safe and managed environment.
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Inside one of the scales of Scott Topper’s Shrike reads: “This Shrike was born in October of 2019 with a blade of cryo treated 63 HRC AEB-L. The core and mechanism are 416ss with Teflon impregnated acetal lockbars actuated by 302ss springs, caged in a Richlite armor bound by hardened 305ss rings.” (SharpByCoop image)

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BY LEON KAPP The great World War II Japanese swordsmiths, war sword souvenirs and more Kurihara Akihide established the Nippon To Denshujo. Akihide was a member of the Japanese Diet or congress. The Diet asked him...

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