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Tombo Black - 3mm Yoroigata Fit-stitch Kendo Bogu Set

Tombo Black - Yoroigata Fit-stitch Kendo Bogu

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Product Code: SET540BLACK

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Yoroigata Style Kendo Bogu

The Yoroigata's design is derived from the maginificant and forceful appearance of the yoroi armor worn by the samurai.

Dragonflies, the Heralds of Victory

The Tombo is a dragonfly that is also known as Kachimushi, a victory-bringing insect and the pattern is often found on weaponry such as Japanese swords, clothing and Yoroi armors. Samurai warriors were very fond of using this insect image because it always flies straight forward and never retreats.

What is Fit-stitch?

A Fit-stitched Kendo Bogu, is a machine-stitched Bogu which uses a special stitching method called "fit-stitch", commonly called "Nagazashi" in Japanese, that allows the Futon of the Bogu to become more soft and supple, similar to that of a hand-stitched Bogu.
By making the stitches of the sewing machine longer, the Futon is compressed less whilst being sewn; as a result the Futon of the Bogu becomes softer and more flexible thanks to the "fit-stitch" sewing method.

Another great advantage is that a fit-stitched Bogu is more supple and keeps the shape of the Futon much better than a normal machine-stitched Bogu, which means that the Men, Kote and Tare forms better to the body making them very comfortable.
Also, since the Futon is less compressed by the stitches made into the Futon, the Futon is slightly thicker and offers better protection compared to a regular machine-stitched Bogu of the same quality.
Because the Bogu is sewn using a sewing machine, the price of a Fit-stitched Bogu is a lot lower than any hand-stitched Bogu, making them much more affordable for beginners and intermediate Kendoka. They also offer better protection that the regular-style machine-stitched Bogu and are more soft and flexible, making them more comfortable.
Because of this the Fit-stitched Bogu has become one of the main styles of Bogu used by Kendoka these days.
  • 3mm Fit-stitched Futon
  • Indigo Dyed Neo-Leather Futon Kazari (reinforcement) & Herikawa (edging leather)
  • Black 'Tombo' Dragonfly Inden Leather Urakawa & Mimikawa
  • #10,000 Shoaizome Cotton
  • Scarlet Mousen and Anti-bacterial Micro-fiber Filling
  • Nanamezashi (3mm Fit-stitch Futon) Mendare
  • IBB D-PRO Mengane
  • 5-line Kazari X design Ago
  • Cotton Uchiwa
  • Full Indigo Dyed Neo-Leather, with Yoroi-Kazari and Black 'Tonbo' Inden Leather Glove
  • Micro-Punched Neo-Leather Palm
  • Single Namako
  • Genuine Kurozan Mune
  • 50 pc Black Yamato Do-dai
  • Indigo Dyed Neo-Leather Tare Kawakazari (leather decoration/reinforcement)
  • 3mm Fit-stitch Tare-dare (panel) Stitching
  • 5 Line Tare Kazari Lines

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Average Customer Review: 3.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
June 25, 2019
Reviewer: Carla Fuentes from Santiago, Region Metropolitana Chile  

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Not as good as expected June 21, 2019
Reviewer: AZ from Berlin  
Have had this bogu for 3 months. Initial impressions were good. The Kote felt comfortable, Tare is supple and Do is fine. The Men, however, has been a disappointment. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed chips in the lacquer on the top part of the Menbuchi. I practice on average twice a week and did not expect this so quickly. Having looked around, I don't think it is normal for the lacquer to come off so quickly. But the real disappointment is that Tozando believes that this is expected in a cheaper set. Overall, I feel protected, but don't feel that this set will last. The stitching on the Tare belts does not feel like good craftsmanship. Although Jack from Tozando has been very helpful and took a lot of time to answer my many questions--for which I am grateful--I wouldn't recommend this set. It might be worth mentioning that the himo were not attached as I had requested. And my reward points which I had asked to be redeemed were not taken into account.

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