Hickory Slim San Setsu Kon


San Setsu Kon Slim
9, 10, 11, 12″ Hickory
Approx: 15-16 oz
para-cord -your choice
Made in USA


3 Section Octagon Hickory Slim San Setsu kon

The Hickory Slim San Setsu Kon  is a sectional nunchaku staff hybrid reportedly made famous by Zhao Kuangyin, the first Emperor of the Song Dynasty (960 AD) The Sapele San Setsu Kon by American nunchaku is a sectional staff comprised of 3 Octagon 9, 10, 11 or 12 inch Sapele sections bound by (2) 4 inch paracord ties.

Prostrung 3 rope US 550 paracord, 3″ length, no glue, hidden knotsee stringing rope length

SPECS: Hickory Slim San Setsu Kon 3 Section

  • Diameter: 1″ Octagon  3 Section
  • Rope Length: appox 4″  see stringing rope lengths
  • Rope Color: Your Choice: USA Made Para Cord
  • Overall Length: 9,10,11,12″
  • Weight: Approx 11-14 oz
  • Batch: Spring 2020

Appalachian Hickory Hardwood

Common Name(s): Shagbark Hickory
Scientific Name: Carya ovata
Distribution: Eastern United States
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 1-2 ft (.3-.6 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 50 lbs/ft3 (800 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .64, .80
Janka Hardness: 1,880 lbf (8,360 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 20,200 lbf/in2 (139.3 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 2,160,000 lbf/in2 (14.90 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 9,210 lbf/in2 (63.5 MPa)
Shrinkage: Radial: 7.0%, Tangential: 10.5%, Volumetric: 16.7%, T/R Ratio: 1.5

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Additional information

Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 11 × 3 × 3 in
Handle Length

6 inch, 7 inch, 8 inch, 9 inch, 9.5 inch, 10 Inch, 10.5 inch, 11 Inch, 11.5 inch, 12 inch

Rope Options

Finished Tied Rope, Open Knot (unfinished tie), Unstrung- for Massachusetts

Select Paracord Color

Abyss, Acid Purple Diamonds, Black, Black & Purple X, Blood Diamonds, Breast Cancer Awareness, Cannabal, Cap America, Carnage, Cheetah, Comanche, Copperhead, Crimson, Dahlia, Day Break, Desert Folio, Digital Viper, Dragonberry, Dragonfly, Fast Pitch, Federal Navy, Grape Vine, grey, Harley, Haunted, Jedi, Jet Stream, Jurassic, Leopard, Lightning, Moss, Neon Lime Diamonds, Neon Orange, Paradise Beach, Shark Attack, Silver, Snake Skin, Solar Orange, Thin Red Line, Touch of Grey, Ukraine, US Marine Corp, Vietnam vet, White, Wolverine, yellow


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Hickory Slim San Setsu Kon
Hickory Slim San Setsu Kon