Product Code: EKH-EGBK-16
Category: Beyond Khukuri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160)for blade. Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard(outside),Water buffalo Horn for the handle,Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Brass and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 8 inch.
Weight: 1100 gms.(Including packaging) .
Price: US $65
This kukri is also truly work of art and one of the special products of Ex Gurkha Khukuri House(EGKH). This is 8 Inch Bhojpure New version Kukri Plain Blade Kukri. Bhojpure Khukuri is slightly bigger and heavier than the service No. 1, the standard blade Khukuri. This knife is come from Bhojpur, which place is most famous only it’s Khukuris. This is the most famous Khukuri among all. The Bhojpure Khukuri is a must for most Nepalese to keep it at home. This is not military issue. The handle of this knife is made of Buffalo horn or wood while the scabbard is that of Buffalo leather covered cotton-wood. 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 . 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.
Blade Size and Type : 8 inch (25cm) and Unpolished blade, Hand Forged.
Handle Size and Type : 5 inch (13.75cm) and Full Tang blade Handle.
Overall length : 13 inches.
Material Used :Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160)for blade. Dark green cloth for the Scabbard(outside), Water buffalo Horn for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 850 gms (34 Oz.Approx).
Hardness of steel : spine= 25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.
Complementary : Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper.
Place of Origin : EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).