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Dobari Style Smoked Bamboo Shinai - Furinkazan
Smoked Bamboo Dobari Shinai 'FURINKAZAN'


 
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FURINKAZAN is a Dobari style of Shinai, made with smoked bamboo.

Smoking the bamboo increases the durability of the Shinai and also gives a the bamboo a beautiful, dark brown finish compared to a normal Shinai.
What makes Dobari style so special is that, the center of the gravity is located more toward on the handle compared to a normal Shinai, because of this it will be easier to handle and feel lighter to swing.
A model for Ladies(extra light weight) is also available.

Please note that this unit comes with the bamboo only.
If you would like a fully furnished version of this Shinai, please select 'Add Leather Fittings' from the 'Add Shikumi' option menu.
Our Price: $44.55


Product Code: 008-KS13[M39B]

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Each of these Shinai is manufactured by the Tozando Group in our ISO-9001 certified facility, and carries the Japanese Government's SG mark of quality. Each Shinai is cut from the same bamboo plant.





International Kendo Federation (FIK) Shinai specifications for use in competition
Specification Gender Jr. High School
(12-15 yrs)
High School
(15-18 yrs)
University & Adults
(18 yrs+)
Maximum Length Male & Female 114cm
(Size 37)
117cm
(Size 38)
120cm
(Size 39)
Minimum Weight Male 440g 480g 510g
Female 400g 420g 440g
Please note that in Japan adult female's generally use size 39 shinai, which is why our shinai are mostly made according to the FIK specifications with size 38 for ladies being for high school students at 420g. While adult Females are allowed to use size 38 Shinai, these Shinai will need to weigh more than 440g without the Tsuba & Tsuba-dome.
These kind of Shinai are usually sold as "Adult Ladies' 38" on Tozando.

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 9 Write a review.

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Excellent product and Services November 6, 2017
Reviewer: Nicola Santosuosso from Roma, Lazio Italy  
AMAZING service, nice quality

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Smoked Dobari October 23, 2017
Reviewer: V from Ithaca, New York United States  
I like it, feels solid.

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I love this shinai October 22, 2017
Reviewer: DARIDAN Olivier from Lannion, Bretagne France  
The weight is fairly distributed. And the take are flexible giving a good sensation on the ippon.

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Awesome delivery time August 14, 2017
Reviewer: Adrian Park from Wheelers Hill, Victoria Australia  
I wasn't expecting to get such an outstanding Shinai so soon, so I was very impressed to see it had arrived within two weeks.
I look forward to using it in combat with fellow Kendoka. Hopefully with constant maintenance, it will last a good while.

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Good May 23, 2017
Reviewer: Joshua Trcka from Melbourne, Victoria Australia  
I revived my product on time and in good condition.
Tracking the item was confusing however but I was notified it had been sent.

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