6 Inch Hand Forged Blade Afghan Kukri
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 10.5" in overall length with an 6" 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 4.5” long. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality Kukri for "Christmas Gift" you will not be disappointed.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo refine Leather for the Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||6 inch (15.24cm) Handmade and Unpolished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||3.5 inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||4.5 Inches (11.43cm) full tang handle Indian Rosewood.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|