12.5" American Eagle - Dragon Kukri
This is one of the overworking kukri models. The name; American Eagle derives from the Eagle which is national Symbol of United States, the handle shape is eagle and its famous within US Knife collectors.
This is one of the overworking kukri models. The name; American Eagle derives from the Eagle which is national Symbol of United States, the handle shape is eagle and its famous within US Knife collectors. The blade has beautifully hand skilled craftsman in eastern Nepal. The handle is made of Rosewood with white metal tip/ pommel while scabbard is made of cotton covered with buffalo hide. It has been built to withstand a lot of work and overwork. The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced water purring temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone and cleaning bushes.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade, Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and water buffalo bone for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal "Laha" (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||12.5 Inches (31.75cm) Hand Forged, Highly Grade Carbon Steel 5160, Unpolished.|
|Handle Circumference||4.5 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||4.5 Inches (11.43cm) full tang Guard (Blocker) handle made of water buffalo bone.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=58-60 RC.|
|Lower Spine||2 mm.|
|Upper Spine||6 mm.|