Spec of 5″ blade Cheetlange Special Kukri – the fishing kukri knife :
This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade size: 5″ Highly polished blade.
Handle size: 4″ Rat-tail Rosewood handle.
Overall Length: 10 inches from tip of the blade to pommel (Aprox)
Weight: 350 grams (approx) blade, Sheath.
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather
Origin: Hand forge at Gurkha Kukri House Factory factory in Dharan, East Nepal.
Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel
General Information about Kukri:
The Kukri is the distinctive curved Nepalese knife that is very popular with the Gurkhas & Nepalese people. It is the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. The Kukri is respected throughout the world for its fearful effectiveness as a close combat knife. It is, similar to a machete, used as utility knife Nepal. It is a characteristic survival blade of of the Nepalese army, the Royal British Gurkhas regiment of British Army, Gurkha regiments of the Indian army, Singapore police and Royal Brunei Guard. Some English speakers refer to this knife as a Gurkha blade or Gurkha knife. The Kukri is effective as a chopping and slashing knife. While most famed from use in the military, the Kukri is the most commonly used multipurpose tool in the fields and homes in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, digging, slaughtering animals for food, cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening cans. Its use as a general farm and household tool. The Kukri can be use as survival knife or camping knife for outdoor lover.
5″ long Blade Cheetlange Special handmade Kukri knife made by Bishwakarma at Gurkha Kukri House factory in Nepal-imported by R&T Trading Co.
5″ long blade made of high graded carbon steel, 4″ long dark rosewood rat trail tang handle, 10″ overall length (appox), weighs about 350 grams with Sheath. thikness of the blade is about 3/8″ inches or 8 mm at the spine.
Very Sharp, or easy to sharp as its made of carbon steel or Car spring or railway track. Great for outdoor camping,fishing, or use as survial tool.
Highly polished, well water-tempered blade, The Sheath is made out of water buffalo hide (leather) covered in soft wood. The leather is dying in black color.
Handforge by The Kami and Biswakarma castes who are the traditional inheritors of the art of kukri-making. It is handmade using the top quality materials in a very traditional way with predictable tools.
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