18 Inch Panawal Sirupate Kukri - khukuri Large Machete
The name Sirupate is derives from “SIRU”(kind of grass) which is very narrow and sharp. Unlike other kukri’s the blade of this kukriis very narrow so this kukri is named as sirupate khukuri. This kukri is very famous in Nepal. 18” Raw Unpolished blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. 6.5” full tang handle is made of very strong Rosewood. The sheath is made of Cotton Covered in Yak- Leather. Two small knife(karda & chakmak )are also come with this kukri.This blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes and other kind of domestic and jungle work.. 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.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Indian Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||18 inch(45cm) and Unpolished blade, Handmade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.3 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||6.5 inch (16.25cm) Rosewood Full Tang Handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=58-60 RC.|