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  1. Xue Sheng

    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    The one in the video is what they refer to as Wushu steal... it is actually more like a spring steal than an aluminum, it makes a loud noise wen you thrust it and it looks a sounds really cool for preformance, but beyond that it ain't worth much.

    A good friend of mine (retired LEO) who was a Aikido/Kendo/Karate guy referred to those type of Chinese weapons as Boing Boing Flap Flap swords.
     
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    This and it underlies the notion it's not a weapon. Therefore the gov't has nothing to fear from an armed, albeit medieval styled, populous. It's for performance & exhibition only.
     
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    Boing Flap Dao...kind of has a nice ring to it
     
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    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Lord knows how much of a threat a Dao is against a tank and an Type 81 assault rifle :rolleyes:
     

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