11 Inch Modern AEOF Gurkhas Khukuri

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EKH-EGSK-03

This is one of the special khukuri of Ex Gurkha Khukuri House(EGKH. This is the current issue Kukri for Gurkhas who are in Afghan war. Therefore the name derived after the Afghanistan. The Gurkhas are deployed since the war started for Enduring Operation Freedom in Afghanistan. The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Afghan environment. Therefore the Afghan Kukri AEOF is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 16" in overall length with an 11" Double Fullered (Angkhola Style) semi-polished made of high graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood. 

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This is one of the special khukuri of Ex Gurkha Khukuri House(EGKH. This is the current issue Kukri for Gurkhas who are in Afghan war. Therefore the name derived after the Afghanistan. The Gurkhas are deployed since the war started for Enduring Operation Freedom in Afghanistan. The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Afghan environment. Therefore the Afghan Kukri AEOF is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 16" in overall length with an 11" Double Fullered (Angkhola Style) semi-polished made of high graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood. The shape is different and has finger grip. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 5” long. All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning small animals such as rabbits. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade.

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Material Used Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Refine buffalo leather for Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for scabred (inside), Rosewood for the handle, White metal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Size and Type 11 inch.
Handle Size and Type 6 inch (15cm) and full tang blade handle.
Hardness of steel spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.
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