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New Generation Kukri (McCurdy, US)

New Generation Kukri (McCurdy, US)

McCurdy (new generation).. best of both worlds; a work of art to decor + an all-arounder for all cutting works..

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  • Blade Length (in): 11
  • Handle Length (in): 5
  • Blade Steel: 52100
  • Handle Material: Rosewood modern COMFY
  • Sheath: Brown leather
  • Actual Weight (gm): 700
  • Overall weight (gm): 875
  • Shipping weight (gm): 1250
  • Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
  • Blade thickness (mm): 8
  • Edge grinding: Semi convex
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USD 95.00

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McCurdy Kukri for the new and upcoming generations >> the future is in your hand 

Designer & Name of Kukri :
A modern yet a classical piece ...  KHHI is proud to showcase an creation of designer Mr. John McCurdy from USA who is a very good friend and loyal KHHI customer since 2007. A robust and lethal looking blade fitted by a creatively designed and comfortable handle forged for new people who are not too satisfied with the traditional kukri format especially the handle hence the name 'New Generation Kukri'. McCurdy’s kukri is the combination of a traditional blade with a contemporary handle for optimum performance and a complete new style for the new generation. It is actually the best of both worlds; a work of art, a decor piece, that can also be used as an all-around rough utility knife. This kukri gets the title McCurdy, US to honor the designer's name and the country he belongs to, United States.


What makes this a 'New Generation Kukri'? art to decor + an all-rounder

Blade: Long-time loyal customer and knife designer John McCurdy decided on the classic “World War Famous" shape for the blade. A Chirra-fuller is forged in it to work like an “I-Beam” used in construction. This reduces the weight while maintaining the strength and rigidity of the blade. The chirra also absorbs shock and reduces the tension felt by the edge.  The unpolished (matt) blade not only looks good but it means that the blade has better temper than versions subjected to polishing. The blade type is also very hard to forge.


Handle: McCurdy, US kukri has a unique handle shape which is modern and made as comfortable as possible for a human hand. The upper portion acts as a finger guard, to prevent the hand from sliding onto the blade, while the lower section ensures the blade doesn’t slip out of the hand during heavy chopping. The contours and corners give a very easy hold even in heavy motion. The full flat tang emerges at the bottom to form a lanyard hole, where a retention strap can be attached. The handle scales are strongly secured to the tang by epoxy and three brass rivets.


Sheath: It comes with a simple looking traditional sheath. The Kukri is devoid of any flashy fixtures and is sturdy and functional sheath. It features a basic belt-loop as well as a lanyard loop at the chape to tuck and tie the kukri in the body.


Engraving: Each blade is engraved by McCURDY, NEPAL on one side. This effort is done to distinguish and honor the kukri knife.


Blade size: 11 inches approx. (semi-polished)
Handle size: 5 inches approx. (unpolished)
Blade Thickness: 8 mm approx. (V spine)
 

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Fantastic blade...

| 18th February, 2020 | A.D. Mann

This is a fantastic knife. The spine of the blade is close to half an inch in thickness. The heft of the knife is manageable and the utility knives are of excellent quality. This knife is vary utilitarian and quite an impressive knife.


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