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by MT Cup
Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: tightening scabbard on lung chuan jian...
Replies: 5
Views: 7538

tightening scabbard on lung chuan jian...

Does anybody have any ideas on how I can tighten my scabbard for Lung Chuan Jian? Accidentally fell out too many times to count. Thanks in advance.
by MT Cup
Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: help with dismantling when epoxy was applied...
Replies: 5
Views: 7123

Re: help with dismantling when epoxy was applied...

Thanks for all the great advise. I did manage to remedy the problem of my blade feeling loose at the hilt. I removed the pommel and used a heat gun at the tang (?). I got it hot enough so that the glue was smoking. I tried to removed the handle by pulling it but to no avail. Yes, I had gloves on. Be...
by MT Cup
Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: help with dismantling when epoxy was applied...
Replies: 5
Views: 7123

help with dismantling when epoxy was applied...

Trying to dismantle my jian...only to find that the handle was epoxied. I have a loose blade and obviously the tightening of the nut at the pommel was useless. Can anybody tell me how to remedy this situation? I also need a handle replacement...does anybody know how I can get this replaced? Thanks i...
by MT Cup
Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: help with LungChuan Jian...Updated
Replies: 0
Views: 4804

help with LungChuan Jian...Updated

I have an older LungChuan jian, 20+ years old, with an ex-heavy combat steel blade. The handle has a crack in the wood and I decided to wrap it with a tennis racket overwrap. I have a slight creakiness when I rotate the handle as if the blade was loose or something. The funny thing is, it seems to c...