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SpikeC
10-25-2011, 07:04 PM
Why are they called D handles when they are tear drop shaped?:scratchhead:

Rottman
10-25-2011, 07:32 PM
Why are they called D handles when they are tear drop shaped?:scratchhead:

Because tear-drop shaped sounds silly.:lol2:




IIRC the shape is called kurigata in Japanese, i.e. chestnut shape, makes a little more sense than D-shape.

JBroida
10-25-2011, 08:06 PM
most people in japan dont call them d-shaped... there are a lot of other names for them though... chestnut, shinogi, etc.

apicius9
10-25-2011, 08:11 PM
What is 'strangely shaped' in Japanese? Just so that I know how to call mine ;)

Stefan

Rottman
10-25-2011, 08:21 PM
Just call them Stefan-shaped.:wink: