13 Inch Saw Edge Gurkha Service
This one is the latest product of Ex Gurkha Khukuri House. Due to high demand of Gurkha current issue Service no.1 kukri in 13” blade, we developed this 13” blade service no.1 saw whole shape is similar to standard service no.1(standard issue to British Gurkha) with little bit Saw edge for survival use. 13” polished blade is made of Carbon Steel with pouring water temper on the edge so it’s very strong. 5.5” Rat tail handle is made of buffalo horn which is very strong. Scabbard for this blade is made of cotton wood cover in water-buffalo leather. The scabbard has got metal (brass) tip. Two small knife “karda” and “chakmak” are free with this kukri. “karda” sharp one is for small type of work life skinning the animals, cutting paper etc, “Chakmak” blunt one is for sharpening the blade . This kukri is design for heavy type of work. This blade can be used to cut wood, firewood, meat, bone, clearing bushes etc.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160)for blade. Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Water Buffalo horn for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Brass and “Laha”(Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||13 inch (33.02cm) and polished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.2 inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||5.5 inch (13.97cm) tail tang water buffalo horn gripper handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|