Practical Plus XL Katana


  • The fully functional Practical Plus XL Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical XL Katana (SH6000XPF), but using more traditional fittings and construction methods.
  • The blade is forged and differentially hardened (HRC60 edge, HRC40 back) and the hamon is prominent.
  • The Practical Plus features genuine Same (Rayskin) on the Tsuka, with a tightly-woven cotton wrap (Tsuka-Ito).
  • The long tang is double-pegged for security.
  • The fittings of the Practical Plus are decorated in a Japanese Dogwood motif with dragon menuki, and the handsome Tsuba is of an iron “sunburst” design with a brass habaki.
  • The Practical Plus has been extended to include all of the Performance Series blades; with three cutting styles and three iaito lengths.
  • Maintenance kit available separately (OH1003)
    Heavy Competitive Cutting
  • Designed strictly for competitive cutting.
  • The XL Katana blades incorporate the geometry, strength, weight and profile needed for successful cuts on substantial targets.
  • Featuring differential heat treatment and a narrow edge angle, these wide blades will reward good technique with clean cuts and excellent durability.
  • Massive XL Blade Geometry.
  • Traditional Construction.
  • Built for Martial Artists.
  • Specs:
  • Blade length: 28.5″
  • Handle length: 11″
  • Overall length: 41″
  • Weight: 2 lb 11 oz
  • Point of Balance: 5 1/2″
  • Width at Guard: 1.42″
  • Width at Tip: 1.10″
  • Thickness at Guard: .26″
  • Thickness at Tip: .18″
  • Sori: 3/4″
  • Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.
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