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Cold Steel Two Handed GIM Sword

  • Material: 1050 Carbon
  • Handle: 13 3/8"
  • Blade Thickness 1/4"
  • Overall Length: 48 3/8"
  • Blade Length: 35"

How To Choose The Best Cold Steel Katana

Cold Steel has been making swords since the 1970s, and their products have become increasingly popular over the years. They offer a wide range of blades, ranging from traditional Japanese style to more modern designs. Their quality is second to none, and they make great gifts for anyone who enjoys sword fighting, whether as a hobby or profession.

What Is A Cold Steel Katana?

The Cold Steel Samurai Series is an exciting new line of swords made for collectors and enthusiasts who want something different than what you find at most sword shops. The Cold Steel Samurai Series features blades forged from high carbon stainless steel, giving each blade its own unique look and feel. Each sword has been handcrafted using traditional Japanese techniques, resulting in a beautiful weapon that will last a lifetime.

Cold Steel Samurai Series

All three swords feature a blackened finish, a satin polished edge, and a black leather sheath. They come with a certificate of authenticity and a limited edition numbered plaque.

Cold Steel Samurai I

This model comes with a blackened finish, a satin polished edge, and a black leather sheath. It measures approximately 26 inches overall length and weighs about 3 pounds.

Who needs a Cold Steel Katana?

Cold Steel has been around since the early 1980s. Since then, they've made swords for law enforcement, military, and civilians alike. Their products are known for being extremely durable and reliable. But did you know that Cold Steel makes other things besides swords?

They make knives, axes, machetes, and daggers. These tools are perfect for outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, fishing, and hiking. They're also ideal for home defense situations. After all, these tools are designed to cut through anything. Even hardened criminals would probably prefer a Cold Steel knife over a dull blade.

But what do you use a Cold Steel knife for? We asked one of our customers to share his experience using a Cold Steel machete. Here's what he had to say.

I bought this machete after I saw a demonstration of how it could easily chop down trees. I was impressed with its durability and power. I'm now using it for cutting firewood.

That's right. Firewood chopping is actually a thing. And it doesn't require any special skills or training. All you need is a Cold Steel machete and a tree trunk. Then, simply swing away!

The best part is that Cold Steel machete blades are guaranteed for life. No matter how hard you hit the log, the blade will never break. That's because Cold Steel uses only the highest quality materials. And they stand behind their product 100%.

So, if you're looking for a tool that can handle whatever task comes your way, look no further than Cold Steel. From machetes to swords, they've got you covered.

The Importance Of Purchasing A Quality Cold Steel Katana

Cold Steel knives have become increasingly popular among knife enthusiasts because they offer excellent craftsmanship and performance. These qualities come at a price, however, so if you want to purchase one of their products, you'll need to do a bit of research first. Here are three things you should keep in mind when buying a Cold Steel product:

Look for a reputable dealer. You may find that certain dealers specialize in selling Cold Steel products. When you buy a Cold Steel product from such a dealer, you can rest assured that you're getting a quality product. A reputable dealer will provide detailed instructions on how to care for your Cold Steel product. They will also let you know about any special maintenance procedures that must be followed.

Buy a warranty. Cold Steel offers warranties on many of their products. This means that if something happens to your product, you won't be left holding the bill. Warranties vary depending on the type of product you purchase. For example, most of their folding knives carry a lifetime guarantee. On the other hand, their fixed blade knives usually carry a limited warranty period.

Purchase a sharpening stone. Cold Steel sells a variety of different types of stones. Each type of stone is designed specifically for use with a particular type of knife. For instance, Cold Steel sells a set of five stones that are ideal for sharpening Cold Steel knives. These stones are sold separately, so you'll need to pick up a set of stones before you go looking for a Cold Steel product.

Features To Consider When Buying A Cold Steel Katana

Blade length. The longer the blade, the more power it has. But if you've never used a sword before, you may not know how big a difference there is between a short sword and a long sword. Long swords are usually heavier than their shorter counterparts, so they tend to be slower and less maneuverable. On the other hand, they pack a bigger punch.

Weight. The weight of a sword affects its balance. Lightweight blades are easier to wield, but they lack the heft needed to do damage. Heavy swords are harder to handle, but they pack a wallop. Most swords fall somewhere in the middle, offering both advantages and disadvantages.

Handle style. There are two main types of handles: Western and Japanese. Western swords typically feature a grip wrapped around the hilt, while Japanese swords have grips built into the hilt itself. Both styles work well, but each has its own advantages. Western swords are lighter and easier to hold, but they lack the strength of their Japanese counterparts.

Balance. Balance refers to how evenly distributed the weight is across the blade. Ideally, a sword should weigh about half of what you'd expect it to weigh. Too light, and the blade could fly off your hands during combat. Too heavy, and it'll be difficult to swing effectively.

Finish. Some swords are unfinished, meaning they haven't been polished yet. This gives them a raw, unpolished appearance. Others are finished, giving them a shiny, mirrorlike finish. Polishing adds shine to the blade, but it also makes it slippery. That means it's harder to control and harder to maintain.

Length. The length of a sword determines how far it extends past the user's body. Short swords are ideal for close quarters fighting, while long swords are great for mid-range battles. In general, the longer the sword, the wider the reach.

Comfort. Comfort is another important factor to consider when purchasing a sword. Do you prefer a comfortable grip? Is the sword balanced enough for you to fight comfortably?

Different Types Of Cold Steel Katana

Cold Steel Katanas are among the most sought after swords in existence. These are prized by collectors and enthusiasts alike. Today we will look at three different styles of Cold Steel Katanas. We will start with the original style known as the Samurai Sword. Then we will move on to the modern version called the Warrior Series Katana. Finally we will finish up with the latest model known as the Series KA.

Samurai Swords. The original Cold Steel Katana was created by Masamune Shirow. He originally intended to create a sword that could cut through anything. To accomplish this goal, he had to design a blade that was incredibly sharp. Unfortunately, his initial designs were too dull. So he decided to add carbon fiber to the blade. This gave him the ability to sharpen the blade without having to use any special tools. His idea worked perfectly and the result was a sword that could slice through almost anything. The problem was that it was too heavy. When he tried to wield it, he quickly realized that it was impossible to swing it effectively.

Warrior Series Katana. The next evolution of the Samurai Sword came about when Steve Perry approached Cold Steel with the idea of creating a lighter version of the Samurai Sword. The result was the Warrior Series Katana. The main difference between the two models is the fact that the Warrior Series uses a traditional Japanese grip instead of a Western style grip. The Warrior Series Katana is slightly longer than the Samurai Sword and weighs less. It is also significantly thinner. This allows it to be easily wielded with one hand. The downside to the Warrior Series Katana is that it does not have the cutting power of its predecessor. But it is still a good alternative for those who cannot afford the Samurai Sword.

Series KA. The last evolution of the Cold Steel Katana came about when Steve Perry teamed up with Kenji Kuroda. Together they developed the Series KA. The Series KA features a full tang blade that extends past the guard. This gives it a larger cutting surface area.

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Cold Steel GIM Sword

  • After extensive study of the history and use of the Wu Jian or “Martial Sword”, we decided to make our own battle worthy Gim for serious collectors and practitioners of Chinese Martial Arts.
  • Steel: 1060 Carbon - Is a high-carbon, cold rolled steel containing approximately 0. 50% carbon that can be hardened by heat treatment to a maximum hardness of approximately Rockwell C 58.
  • Rosewood Handle. Hardwood Scabbard with Brass Fittings.
  • Overall Length: 37.25"
  • Blade Length: 30.00"
  • Handle Material: Rosewood
  • Carry System: Wood with Brass Fittings
  • This item is not for sale in some specific zip codes
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#3

Cold Steel CS88BK-BRK Katana Warrior Series

  • Made in: China
  • Category name: swords-daggers-replicas
  • Made in USA or imported
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#4

Cold Steel Dragonfly Katana

  • The Dragonfly Katana is a beautiful sword with a distinctive teal-green silk cord-wrap and black same (ray skin) handles, complementing rich iron furniture with a dragonfly motif.
  • Steel: 1055 Carbon - The carbon content and lean alloy of this shallow hardening steel make this a very sturdy material that avoids a lot of the brittleness commonly associated with higher carbon materials.
  • Sam√ (Ray Skin) Handle with Teal Green Silk Braid Cord & Brass Menuki. Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard.
  • Overall Length: 41.50"
  • Blade Length: 29.50"
  • Handle Material: Ray Skin Covered w/Braided Cord
  • Carry System: Black Lacquered Wood
  • This item is not for sale in some specific zip codes
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Cold Steel Warrior Series Katana Samurai Sword with Ray Skin Handle, Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard, Black Braid Cord and Brass Menuki, Wakizashi

  • BEAUTIFUL AND PRACTICAL: The Warrior Series swords share the same materials and performance as their Emperor Series counterparts, but with more battle-ready, practical finishes excellent for training and perfecting cutting techniques
  • TOUGH, HIGH-PERFORMANCE BLADE: This battle-ready sword features a fully sharpened 1060 carbon steel blade that has been expertly heat treated to a tough spring temper to stand up to just about anything you can throw at it
  • COMFORTABLE AND SECURE GRIP: The hilt is covered in ray skin and wrapped in the traditional style with black silk cord for a comfortable and secure grip
  • ELEGANT DETAILS: A beautiful brass Menuki (a small, ornamental sculpture inserted between the ray skin and the cord wrappings) further enhances the handle appearance
  • SPECIFICATIONS: Weight - 30. 6 ounces, Blade Length - 21 inches, Handle Length - 8. 5 inches, Overall Length - 29. 5 inches; Includes black lacquered wood scabbard
  • Overall Length: 29.50"
  • Blade Length: 21.00"
  • Handle Material: Ray Skin w/Braid Cord Wrap
  • Carry System: Black Lacquered Wood
  • This item is not for sale in some specific zip codes
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Cold Steel Bokken Martial Arts Training Sword 92BKKC Polypropylene,Black

  • Made from super tough polypropylene
  • With no sharp edges or points they are perfect for armored sparring, training, conditioning drills and “pell work”
  • Each model also features an intricately detailed imitation cord wrap grip, offering superior control even when wearing heavy gloves
  • Superior heavy-duty training potential for the modern Martial Artist
  • Specifications - Blade Length: 30 inches; Handle Length: 11 1/2 inches; Weight: 19.9 ounces
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Cold Steel Gold Lion Katana, Multi, 41.25"

  • Damascus
  • Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard. Sam√ (Ray Skin) Handle with Black Braid Cord and Brass Menuki.
  • 30 inch blade made from hand Honed, highly Polished Damascus steel, with a hamaguri grind, peaked I or I mune spine, and undulating clay-tempered hamon
  • Black iron tsuba, fuchi and kashira all have gleaming 24 carat gold leaf accents
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Cold Steel Mizutori Crane Katana Knife with 29.75" Blade

  • Blade Length- 29 3/4"
  • Handle- 11 1/2"
  • Steel- 1095 Carbon
  • Overall Length- 41 1/4"
  • Additional Info: Samé (Ray Skin) Handle with Brown Braid Cord and Brass Menuki. Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard.
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#9

Cold Steel San Mai Tanto Series Fixed Blade Knife - Made with Premium San Mai Steel, Magnum Tanto XII, One Size (35AE)

  • All of our Tantos feature a deep lustrous satin finish on the hollow ground blade bevels and a contrasting line grain finish on the blade flats; Blade Thickness: 3/16”, Blade Length: 12”
  • The Tanto’s come with our famous flattened oval Kraton handle; Handle Length/Material: 5-5/8" Kray-Ex
  • The oval shape provides a solid grip and resists rolling or twisting in the hand under hard use, the kind that, over time, would destroy a lesser knife; Overall Length: 17-5/8"
  • Designed to concentrate the full force of a crushing blow in a small area so that even a moderately powerful blow can be remarkably effective in disarming or otherwise incapacitating an attacker; Weight: 14.2oz
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Cold Steel Warrior Series Katana Samurai Sword with Ray Skin Handle, Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard, Black Braid Cord and Brass Menuki, Wakizashi Long Handle, One Size

  • beautiful and practical: the warrior series swords share the same materials and performance as their emperor series counterparts, but with more battle-ready, practical finishes excellent for training and perfecting cutting techniques
  • tough, high-performance blade: this battle-ready sword features a fully sharpened 1060 carbon steel blade that has been expertly heat treated to a tough spring temper to stand up to just about anything you can throw at it
  • comfortable and secure grip: the hilt is covered in ray skin and wrapped in the traditional style with black silk cord for a comfortable and secure grip
  • elegant details: a beautiful brass menuki (a small, ornamental sculpture inserted between the ray skin and the cord wrappings) further enhances the handle appearance
  • specifications: weight - 41.4 ounces, blade length - 21 inches, handle length - 11.25 inches, overall length - 32.25 inches; includes black lacquered wood scabbard
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