170[SCA-JML] Re: Yari (and gulf wars)
- Jan 25, 2000On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Ogami Itto wrote:
> Hey, everyone,I don't know, but I will check and see what I can find for you here; I
> I don't really expect that anyone will know the answer to this
> one, but here goes...
> I am in the process of making a jumonji-yari. I was making it
> about the length that yari typically appear to be in the movies (about
> 16"). But on eBay a few days back, someone was selling a jumonji-yari,
> and they had it scaled to about 8" long, with a 16" tang. What gives?
> Is there a sort of maximum length, and is a 16" yari going to be way to
should have some pictures coming back in a week or so, but that might be
too late, I don't know.
Naginata, I know, varied widely, with huge blades of almost half the
length of the pole on some, two only the last quarter or so. I don't know
if the same was true of the yari.
I will see what I can find for you.
aka Joshua Badgley
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