When size matters- now this is a blade!

Looking for an EDC you can use as a multi-purpose blade but want one that is easy to conceal? Then this baby ain’t it.

C.A.S. Hanwei, known for high-end samurai swords, celebrates its 25th anniversary with this massive Shinto sword held by Missy Hillian at the 2010 SHOT SHOW in Vegas.

Specs: Overall length:  39″- Blade length:  27″ Weight:  2lb 5oz

C.A.S. Hanwei Shinto Sword

Photo credit: Field & Stream: Phil Bourjaily; casiberia.com

Published in: on January 21, 2010 at 8:47 am  Leave a Comment  
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2009 Shot Show News Update

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CNJ’s roving reporters were out on field assignments this past weekend, so we weren’t able to cover the 2009 Shot Show in Orlando. The official daily news summaries provided by their news reporters and are loaded on their site.

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Looks like some good knife stuff got introduced. I know Case was rolling out their 09 product line there too. 

I was able to find out Case officially introduced a new TrapperLock, as reported in ShotDaily.

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“The new Case TrapperLock offers a more modern liner-locking clip blade that opens with just one hand. It is offered with a stainless-steel saber blade, concave ground and fitted with a specially engraved torque screw for smooth one-handed opening. Other features include nickel-silver end bolsters and a Case oval shield on the handle. The new Case TrapperLock measures 41/8 inches when closed and weighs 3.4 ounces.” 

Published in: on January 19, 2009 at 6:30 am  Leave a Comment  
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