16 Inch American Xtrem Kukri
This type of kukri can be used in cutting wood,meet,bamboo,fruits etc. Among Gurkha Knives it is the standerd size blade which is easily portable and can be given as a gift and take home from Nepal as a Souveneir.This is 16 inch blade American Xtrem Kukri. American Kukri is heavy type khukuri (kukri) is similar to Angkhola khukuri (kukri) with groove on the blade, except the handle. The handle is unique compared to other khukuri, the metal of the blade in the handle area is flat(full tank) and can be seen all around the handle. Rosewood or buffalo horn are joined strongly from both sides with two rivets which makes it stronger than the other khukuri (kukri). This is the One of the Best working Kukri.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.The handle is more practical, more beautiful.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel(1050-1075,car & jeep leaf spring), Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||16 inch(40cm) and Unpolised blade, Handmade.|
|Handle Size and Type||7 inch (17.5cm) and Full Tank blade handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC,belly=45-46 RC,edge=54-55 RC.|