British Gurkha Iraq Operation Khukuri Khukri Kukrri Kukri Knife Full Tang Gripper Blocker Handle 12 inch
This Kukri is one of the best Khukuri that has heavy deep gripping handle and used by British Gurkha Soldiers in Iraq Operation.This is one of the largest and sturdiest Khukuri in its kind. You need bit of physical strength to handle this Kukri but this is a great Khukuri for heavy works such as clearing the bush, cutting timbre, meat,and bone etc.TheKhukuri is a traditional knife from Nepal. It is used as a tool and as a weapon in Nepal and some neighboring countries of South Asia. Traditionally it was,and in many cases still is, the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. Khukuri is the pride of the Gurkhas anda symbolof bravery in Nepal.It is also the weapon of the Nepalese Army, the Royal Gurkha Rifles, the Assam Rifles, the Assam Regiment of Indian Army and of all Gurkha regiments throughout the world. so much so that some English-speakers refer to the weapon Khukuri as a the “Gurkha blade" or the "Gurkhaknife" or Kukri. The Kukhuri often appears in Nepalese heraldry and issued in many traditional rituals as well as in wedding ceremonies. The home of the Kukhuri is the small hilly district of Bhojpur located in Eastern Nepal.The district is the home of a large number of blacksmith who have been making the Kukhuris from immemorial times. Blade Material Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Semi/unpolished blade Steel Category A grade leaf spring steel (from car or jeep 5160) Hardness of Steel Spine 22 & 25 Rc, Midpoint of the belly 45 & 46 Rc, and the edge 54 & 55 Rc. Handle Made Of Wood Length of Handle 6 inch Scabbard Made Of Water Buffalo Hide/Leather (Outside) and Pine wood (Inside) Manufacturing type Handmade with fix blade Thickness of Spine 1 cm Length of Blade 12 Inch Overall Length 19 Inch Weight of Blade 1100-1150 Grams Overall Weight 1. 4 Kilogram Shipping Weight 2.0 Kilogram *As Khukuris are handmade they mayhave slight variations in measurements.The Khukuri comes with in a leather case and with two smalle rknives: the Karda and the Chakmak The Karda is used as an auxiliary knife and The Chakmak is used for sharpening the blade of the Kukhuri..The Khukuri can be a useful working
tool as well as an excellent present for decoration.
HANDLING AND CARE OF KHUKURI
HOW TO REMOVE YOUR KHUKURI FROM SCABBARD Do not encircle the scabbard with your finger while taking out your Khukuri. This may cause injury.·Whenyou take out the Kukri from its case or scabbard, always make surethat the sharp side of the blade is opposite to your body.·Ifthe blade is stuck in the case or scabbard, do not try to take it out withforce, Move the blade up and down a couple of times and try to pull itslowly out.HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR KHUKURI?·Pleaseapply machine / gun oil, on the blade at least once a month or every time afteruse. As Kukhuris are made of carbon steel, make sure not to leave anyfingerprint on the blade. The fingerprints may contribute to the blade torust.In case rust develops, rub it off with fine sandpaper, clean thedirt using petroleum oil, wipe it off with a clean cloth and apply lubricatingoil.·Bothsides of the Chakmak can be used to sharpen the blade of THE KHUKURI. However,a sharpening stone is recommended.·Pleasedo not to expose the Scabbard to the sun for a long time, as heating may shrinkthe Scabbard and can make the blade difficult to inserted in the Scabbard.CAUTIONKhukuri can be dangerous. There aresome ways to use it in order to avoid accident.DO NOT HIT THE KUKHURI AGAINST ANYMETAL, STONES OR ANY OTHER HARD MATERIALS. Make sure your blade is always dryafter use and apply some lubricants on the blade to protect it from rust.IMPORT REGULATIONS:We request you to check import regulation and custom duties beforeordering the item. Import duties, taxes and other charges ( if any) at destination countries are of buyer ’s responsibility and hence we shall not take any responsibilities on these.