12 Inch Gurkha MKII Balance Blocker Handle Kukri
The shape of this khukuri is similar to that of Boomerang. Balance khukuri (kukri) means that it can be balanced in the middle of the edge of the blade. To craft this kind of khukuri (kukri) is very difficult because it has to be equally proportionate at the both ends. There is saying that if you throw this knife, it will hit in the right target. 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.The handle is more practical, more beautiful.
* Specification of 12 Inch Gurkha MKII Balance Blocker Handle Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
|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||12 inch(30.48cm) Handmade, Semi-Polished.|
|Handle Circumference||4.5 inch|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (12.70cm) Rosewood Full Tang blade Blocker handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|