18 Inch Chainpure Sirupate Kukri - Handmade Hunting 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.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water Buffalo lather for Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Brass and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||18 inch(45cm) and Unpolished blade, Handmade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.1 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||6 inch (15cm) and Fixed blade handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=58-60 RC.|