Iraqi Operation freedom 2010 Khukuri

$75.00
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EKH-NAK-07

This Iraqi Operation Freedom (IOF) khukuri (kukri) is most genuine and popular khukuri because the Gurkha soldiers who were in Iraq,they can carry this blade.This khukuri (kukri) is new  (Current) product of Ex-Gurkha Khukuri House issue to british gurkha for Iraq.This kukri not necessary to all british gurkhas who were in Iraq but who like to have a kukri thay can have & carry this kukri.This kukri handle other kukri then different for working very comfortable & sheath also matching with Iraq enviormant,so this kukri is very famous like other gurkha kukri. 

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This Iraqi Operation Freedom (IOF) khukuri (kukri) is most genuine and popular khukuri because the Gurkha soldiers who were in Iraq,they can carry this blade.This khukuri (kukri) is new  (Current) product of Ex-Gurkha Khukuri House issue to british gurkha for Iraq.This kukri not necessary to all british gurkhas who were in Iraq but who like to have a kukri thay can have & carry this kukri.This kukri handle other kukri then different for working very comfortable & sheath also matching with Iraq enviormant,so this kukri is very famous like other gurkha kukri. Inspected regularly by an officer,this khukuri (kukri) is usually used during Traning and Duty.This Iraqi operation khukuri (kukri) has Recruiting Years and Country's name engrave on the left side of the blade(Iraq Operation 2007 with gurkha motto).This engraving on the blade started because in the olden days the Gurkha Soldier used to forget their enlistment year due to too many wars.All Khukuris have 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 small animals such as rabbits.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.

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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),White metal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Size and Type 10 inch(25cm) and Unpolised blade,Handmade.
Handle Size and Type 5 inch (12.5cm) and Full Tank blade handle.
Hardness of steel spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.
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