Traditional Sirupate 2 Chira

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This is 18.5" Traditional Sirupate 2 Chira Kukri. This particular knife’s name is come from the name of grass, ‘siru’. The shape of this khukuri blade is very much alike to the leaf of the Siru and there is 2 fuller on the blade. Hence it is called Sirupate 2 fuller khukuri. It has straight blade and not as wide as other knives.
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This kind of blade is very useful to light work, now day British Gurkhas also use similar this kind of light blade for jungle training. The sheath is made of water buffalo lather. 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.

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Material Used Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Buffalo lather for Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Belly 5.3cm.
Blade Size and Type 18.5 Inches (46.25cm) Hand Forged, Highly Grade Carbon Steel 5160, Unpolished Blade.
Handle Circumference 4 Inch.
Handle Size and Type 8.5 Inches (21.25cm) full tang handle made of rosewood.
Hardness of steel spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.
Lower Spine 3mm
Upper Spine 7mm
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