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Wing Chun Butterfly Swords - Tomb Warrior Line - Chopper 12" Blade - D2 HG - Sharp

 
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This model has a D2 tool steel, Chopper style blade with a hollow grind. (SHARP) Tomb Warrior Line of 2-in-1 full tang swords. Learn More >>
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Product Code: Z-BJD-EWC-LT-C12-D2-HG-S

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Wing Chun Butterfly Swords - Tomb Warrior Series
(a.k.a. Wing Chun Butterfly Knives, Bart Jarm Do, Bot Jaam Dao, Hudiedao)

This line of swords is based around the D-Guard found in an ancient Wing Chun warrior's tomb in China. (see more below on the "Tomb Warrior Line")

If you want some of the highest quality Wing Chun swords on the market today, then look no further! These are some of the best BJD on the market today. All of these swords are made in extremely limited quantities. At this time there are no plans to make more.


Specific Specs For This Sword:

For more info please read our blog post: Everything Wing Chun Butterfly Swords Guide

Series: Tomb Warrior Line.

Blade Style: Chopper Blade
Blade Length: Approx 12.25 in. (31cm)
Blade Steel: High-Quality German D2 Tool Steel (please keep blade waxed or oiled to prevent rust)
Blade Grind: Wide Hollow Grind.
Blade Sharpness: Sharp
Blade Finish: Satin
Blade Ricasso/Choil: These swords have a Ricasso.
Blade Fuller: These swords have a fully functional fuller (blood groove).
Blade Tapers: These swords have profile and distal tapes for improved function and balance.

Tang: True Full Tang (exposed/visible - please keep exposed tang waxed or oiled to prevent rust).
D-Guard Metal: AISI 304 Stainless Steel.
Knuckle-Bow: Tomb Warrior Design - Square with Spike.

Handle Material: Black/Silver Laminated Stabilized Wood (designed to prevent cracking over time).
Handle Angle/Alignment: Straight Handle. Aligned to tip and spine for more powerful chopping and stabbing.
Handle Shape: Bellied Ergonomic.
Handle Type: Two-in-One Handles (see pictures)
Flipping vs Trapping: Quillon is designed for trapping only: Sword can easily trap other weapons, but is not good for flipping the swords into reverse grip.

Sword Measurements: Overall approx 17 1/4" inches (44cm). Blade approx 12.25 inches (31cm). Belly approx 2 5/8th inches. Base approx 2 1/8th inches. Handle approx 4 inches (10.25 cm).
Sword Weight: Combat Weight - Each sword weighs approx 835 g (or 1.84 lbs) on average (this weight will vary because different blade steels are used, and all blades are hand made/ground). Paired swords are generally within 10 grams (0.35 oz) of each other. Because they are hand made, sword pairs can vary in weight up to approx 50 grams in either direction.

Notes: These swords are hand-made. No two swords are perfectly identical. Small variations in the measurements are typical. Please read #2 under "Things you should know" and "Not Product Defects" under the warranty for more information.

Case/Sheath: A free sheath will be provided by EWC for these swords. Sheaths are offered as free gifts and are given to you "as-is". Blades that are sharp come with a leather sheath that have a nylon interior. Blunt blades come with a nylon sheath. See the pictures for a better idea of the sheath that will come with your pair. One should not store swords in leather sheaths long term because the chemicals in leather can corrode/tarnish metal.


Tomb Warrior Line:

This line of swords is based around the D-Guard found in an ancient Wing Chun warrior's tomb in China. We know the swords are from a Wing Chun man due to the "Baat Jarm Dao" inscription on the swords as well as a manual found with them. While the information and pictures of the tomb's contents remain a Chinese state secret that will only be released many years from now, we have gotten confirmation of their existence.

The only real difference in this line compared to the Flagship/Premium lines is the D-Guard shape, the fact they have 1/2 handles to fit together better in 1 hand and use a Trapping-Only quillon. The D-Guards on this line are more square and have a spike on the bottom edge to prevent blocked weapons from slipping under your sword and hitting you. They also make your punches a lot more penetrating.

Those that are familiar with the WingTsun lineage swords might notice that the D-Guard is very similar to those used by Leung Ting's lineage. In fact, Grandmaster Ting based his design around the same ancient warrior's swords. They are not his original invention. Many WingTsun practitioners will really love our models of this sword.


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