Authentic Gurkha Kukri-12 Blade Survival Khukuri- Carbon Steel Full Tang Blade, Rosewood Handle with Lanyard Hole, Leather Sheath(18″ Overall Length)- Handmade by Gurkha Kukri House-Nepal
Spec of 12″ long blade famous Survival Gurkha Kukri Knife:
This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade size: 12 inches, semi-polished blade
Handle size: 5.5 inches full tang dark white sadan wood handle
Overall Length: 18 inches from tip of the blade to pommel (Approx).
Weight: about 1.75 lbs (28 oz) with blade, sheath & utility knives.
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo leather
Origin: Hand forge at Gurkha Kukri House factory in Dharan city, East Nepal.
Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel
General Information about Kukri:
The Kukri is the distinctive curved Nepalese knife that is very popular with the Gurkhas & Nepalese people. It is the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. The Kukri is respected throughout the world for its fearful effectiveness as a close combat knife. It is, similar to a machete, used as utility knife Nepal. It is a characteristic survival blade of of the Nepalese army, the Royal British Gurkhas regiment of British Army, Gurkha regiments of the Indian army, Singapore police and Royal Brunei Guard. Some English speakers refer to this knife as a Gurkha blade or Gurkha knife. The Kukri is effective as a chopping and slashing knife. While most famed from use in the military, the Kukri is the most commonly used multipurpose tool in the fields and homes in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, digging, slaughtering animals for food, cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening cans.
Fixed Blade Survival Knife Product Features:
12″ long blade Survival Gurkha Kukri knife, handforge at Gurkha Kukri House factory in Nepal,
18″ overall length with 12″ long blade, 5.5″ long handle (with lanyard hole), weighs about 1.75 lbs or 28 oz, the thikness of the blade is about 3/8″ or 10 mm at the spine (all spec are approximetly)
Very sharp or easy to sharp as its made of carbon steel (car spring or railway track),handle is made dark rosewood, it’s comes with 2 small utilities knives(Karda & Chakmak)
Semi-polished, water-tempered blade, the sheath/scabbard is made out of water buffalo hide (leather) dying in black covered in soft cotton wood.
Handforge by the Kami/Biswakarma castes who are the traditional inheritors of the art of kukri-making using the top quality materials in a very traditional way with predictable tools- imported by R&T Trading Co, USA.
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