Modern 12.5" Rust Free Farmers Khukuri Blade
This is a Modern 12.5" Rust Free Farmers Khukuri Blade. Shop for this modern khukuri online as this distinctive curved Nepalese knife is very popular with the Gurkhas & Nepalese people. It is the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. The Kukri is respected throughout the world for its fearful effectiveness as a close combat knife. It is, similar to a machete, used as a utility knife in Nepal. It is a characteristic survival blade of the Nepalese army, the Royal British Gurkhas regiment of British Army, Gurkha regiments of the Indian army, Singapore police, and Royal Brunei Guard. Some English speakers refer to this knife as a Gurkha blade or Gurkha knife. The Kukri is effective as a chopping and slashing knife. While most famed for use in the military, the Kukri is the most commonly used multipurpose tool in the fields and homes in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, digging, slaughtering animals for food, cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening cans. It is used as a general farm and household tool. The Kukri can be used as a survival knife or camping knife for outdoor lovers.
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|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel 5160,refine water buffalo leather for Scabbard (outside) and rosewood for the Handle, Brass, white metal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||12.5 Inch (31.75 cm), Hand Forged Rust Free Blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.3 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||5.5 Inch (13.97 cm) Ful Tang Rosewood Handle.|
|Hardness of steel||Spine=22-25 RC, Belly=45-46 RC, Edge=58-60 RC.|
|Lower Spine||3 mm.|
|Upper Spine||7 mm.|