I need a pair of sai 22 1/2 inches long. company who makes them?

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  1. chinto

    chinto Senior Master

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    I need a pair of sai 22 1/2 inches long, and I do not have $200 USD for a pair of Shuriedo ones!

    any body know of any other company that makes long sai besides Shuriedo?
     
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    If you know anyone with horses, they could put you in touch with a ferrier or blacksmith who could probably make you a pair for $20 or less.
     
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    good thought. I know a smith. may take a pair of sai i have and a picture of the ones I would like.. see if he can help
     
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    If you go with the metal smith route, then it's a good idea to be sure that he knows what the proper balance for sai should be. If he creates a pair that is too handle heavy, you'll never be able to properly get the striking / flipping motion going. If it's too shaft heavy, then you'll be mangling your mechanics trying to get the sai manipulations going.
     
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    I had a pair of Chinese Iron Rulers, which are huge version of sai made for me by http://www.worbingtonsteele.com/

    Talk to them and see what they can do for you.

    Philip, the owner is a great guy and will make you what you want.

    His prices are not bad for custom made weapons.
     
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