30 Inch Panawal Sirupate Kukri - Most Wanted Gurkha Knife
This is one of the traditional kukri.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. 30” Raw Unpolished blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. 7.5” 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 (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Refine Buffalo lather for Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||30 inch (75 cm) Handmade Raw Unpolished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.7 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||7.5 inch (18.75cm) Rosewood Full Tang Handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|