i can haz sword?

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  1. vergilite
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    ok guys just wondering if anyone knows of any reputable UK based sword dealers (Japanese swords) preferably stocking anime or fantasy swords thx

    oh and iv looked at some international dealers and there stuff is really good but with the p&p costing the same as my desired sword.. i dont think so and with this damn ash cloud i think i may have to wait a few weeks for delivery >__>
     
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    I think are ilegal if you use it in the city XD.

    What is your age?
     
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    lol er its just for show really and for role playing im 18 in july but my friends 18 so hes buying mine and his [​IMG]
     
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    if it's for show and role play you won't be wanting a live blade anyway so don't think there will be any legality problems.
     
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    thx but i was looking for a UK based dealer to avoid mass shipping costs >_> oh and i still want probably a 440 stainless steal blade even if its not sharpened, just because it will give it a nicer look [​IMG]
     
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    well.. im quite sure, if you use it for role playing and stuff...
    a nice looking fake one could do good.
    arent swords illegal in UK??
    dno but really much things are illegal in UK, like many games and stuff =P
     
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    They are illegal once you bring them out in public (something like that). It's perfectly legal for show. My dad has a couple of swords around his house.
     
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    not exactly, as long as you have a "good reason" (ceremonial/religious/national dress, reinactment, religious ceremonies, etc) it is legal to have one in public, but obviously just walking out with one and waving it around is quite illegal.
     
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    I've always wanted the FF7 version of Masamune. It's so huge and awesome! [​IMG]
     
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    Uk sword law as it pertains to curved swords did change back in 2008: http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2008/pdf/uksi_20080973_en.pdf

    Much like a good chunk of other UK law it is horrifically imprecise though.

    If you are so inclined though amazon (or at least some of those running shops there) do a good line in wooden swords and weapons.

    I will also mention the police in your chosen city do not look kindly on such things (pretty much only London is worse as far as England goes).
     
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    thx for all the help guys means a lot but
    A. meh 440 stainless steal will do me fine as im not going to be whacking it against anything just swinging it around,
    B. i think iv decided on a nice ninja sword with full tang [​IMG]
     
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    Never buy from King Of Swords, they are a bunch of scammers. My brothers friend bought about $100 worth of stuff a couple years ago and they never shipped it out and he waited too long to call the Credit Card company, so those assholes ran away with his money.

    http://www.resellerratings.com/store/King_Of_Swords
     
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    bloody hell i looked at some of those swords on there site :S
    after reading those reviews i can say im not buying from them ever. oh and i actually looked at uk blades and in my earlier post where i mentioned a sword i found was on that site [​IMG] it is only for display purposes, i mean im going to ask to get it blunted anyway just in case [​IMG]