Cold Steel Big Bore 5 ft 6.25 Two Piece Blowgun

Cold Steel Big Bore 5 ft 6.25 Two Piece Blowgun

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The blowgun or blowpipe has a long history that spans the globe. Many authorities believe it was first invented in Malaysia where it migrated through the Malaysian and Indonesian archipelago's finding its way to the Philippines and as far north as Japan. The blowgun, however, was not just a southeastern weapon; it also surfaced in the western hemisphere in the jungles of South and Central America, moving as far north as the southeastern United States. Blowguns were originally invented to serve as a hunting weapon. They were used to bag small animals and birds, with small stones or hardened clay pellets being used for ammunition. Eventually, most hunters discovered that they could take much larger animals by the use of thin wooden darts that were laced with lethal poisons. The poison was derived from the sap of specially cultivated vines. In the early 1960s and '70's, blowguns began to gain a small foothold in the United States. During this period, the Jivaro Blowgun Company ran a myriad of small advertisements for their .38 caliber blowgun. These were featured in the back of many adventure, gun and survival magazines. Eventually, in the late 1980’s they faded away. But the mystique of the blowgun itself did not fade away. Instead, a number of companies quickly jumped into the vac(more...)
Overall length: 60.00 in
Includes: blow tube )in two pieces with connecting piece)
Rubber ferrule
dart quiver
6 stun darts
15 mini broad head
15 bamboo darts