6 Inch Hand Forged Blade Raw Panawal Angkhola Kukri
It is smaller than mini jungle and standard jungle khukuri. The blade has a full tank handle so it's very stroung for working and all full tank handle kukri make in easter part of Nepal Panawal village so it's called Panawal super mini kungle khukuri. The length of the blade is 6” long and measures 10” long with the wooden handle. This is a very popular khukuri for every tourist who visit Nepal. It weighs 350 gram with buffalo leather sheath. The blade comes two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning, cutting paper and opening later. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade. The handle is more practical, more beautiful.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo 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 (15cm) and Unpolished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||3.5 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||4 inch (10cm) and Full Tang.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|