The Espada, made practical and tactical they have non-reflective bead blasted blades, non slip high friction G-10 handles, abbreviated steel liners and Cold Steel's incomparable Tri-Ad Lock. Get 90% of the strength with no sacrifice in cutting power and save big bucks. Buy an all G-10 handle Espada.
If you have been secretly lusting after one of the gorgeous Cold Steel Espadas, but find they are just out of your price range, look again. The new all G-10 models are almost identical where it really counts and sell for a fraction of the cost of their much more expensive brothers.