15 Inch Sirupate Kukri Nepal Most Wanted Khukuri
This particular knife’s name is come from the name of grass, ‘siru’. The shape of this khukuri blade is very much alike to the leaf of the Siru. Hence it is called Sirupate khukuri. It has straight blade and not as wide as other knives. This kind of blade very usefull to light work, now day british gurkhas also use similar this kind of light blad for jungle traning. The sheath is made of water buffalo lather. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes and other kind of domestic work.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring,5160) for blade. Water Buffalo latherfor Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Brass and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||15 inch (37.5cm) Handmade and Unolished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (12.5cm) Rosewood tail tang handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|