As a collector of things, including weapons, I thought I would start a thread. I'll kick it off with a few of my favorites, and a bit of commentary for each pic. Top: The Japanese great sword, known as ōdachi. Middle: the katana. I named mine Grasscutter, after a legendary Japanese Tamahagane sword. I practice with it every week. Bottom: the ko-katana, partner to the katana, and a close second to my favorite sword. It's a shortsword. Fyi: Every sword shown in my pics is battle ready. Most are made of T10 springsteel, or an equivalent. What this means is: Everyone has heard of Japanese artisans folding steel "1000" times and hammering impurities out of it. In this era, we have the purest and strongest steel ever. We don't need to do that. The swords you are looking at are stronger, lighter, and overall better than a $3000.00 tamahagane heirloom. That includes the next ones, as well. Top: A faithful reproduction of a Scottish Claymore, battle ready. I should have put something for scale. The Claymore is huge, but thanks to modern tech, I can swing it with one hand. It's really awkward though. This sword was made for stabbing over shield walls and penetrating them. Like most greatswords, a sheath was not made for it, it was usually carried by a retainer. Bottom: The hand and a half bastard sword. I dont have the patience to explain how popular this sword was, in it's time. It's light, versatile, and was the subject of several fighting styles. I love it.. Bottom: A Damascus khanjali, these pics are not doing these swords justice. Its gorgeous, and feels fantastic in the hand. The edges and points of my swords are shaving sharp. I adore this sword..(shortsword) Middle: An average Schrade old time skinner. Very sharp. Great belt knife. Top, a Case xxx Kabar knife, also a favorite. Kabar speaks for itself in the states.. On to firearms.. Top: A Ruger 10-22 with an archangel stock. Fun little weapon, and the first rifle I received as a kid, in its original carbine form. Every household should have one. Middle: The AR-9..takes thirty-three round Glock funsticks, I highly recommend this pistol (yes, it's a pistol) I've been having a blast with it. The holosun optic is fantastic! Bottom: DPMS Panther AR-15. The AR platform speaks for itself. Great little battle rifle. Remington 870 12 gauge. Modified street sweeper. Berreta 92 FS, Taurus .357 mag snubby, and my current favorite carry gun, the S&W Shield 9mm with night sights. The little bastard hits as well as the full size Beretta at 20 yards, I shit you not. So theres a few of mine. Anyone want to contribute?