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Geordie Ross
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Ww2 kukri

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon May 14, 2012 4:00 pm

My uncle just come by and gave me his kuk he purchased long before I was born lol it's in a bad state, especially the sheath, but i have managed to polish the rust and decades of neglect off to a half decent standard, the sheath on the other hand is buggerd lol have a gander
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Re: Ww2 kukri

Postby the blade master » Mon May 14, 2012 4:17 pm

hi geordie
it looks a nice piece dose that but dont go expecting to much from it the bad news is its only an indian made tourist
piece with the lions head pommel just clean it up soak the sheath in baby oil till it wont soak up any more then
dry it of grease the blade if your going to store it or polish it and put it on display if i remember i,ll send you a proper
rack to display it on
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Re: Ww2 kukri

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon May 14, 2012 5:24 pm

The lion head holds the tang, and it's knackerd lol it's wobbly a bit, the hand punched etching is pretty good quality but deffinatly needs tlc
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Re: Ww2 kukri

Postby the blade master » Mon May 14, 2012 7:25 pm

yes i know the lion head helps to hold the handle to the tang it dose the same job as the diamond shaped gizmo
on the brass butcap on your presentation piece
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hi geordie
heres a couple i got this morning the khukuri is from khukuri house or khukuri palace not sure which
lenght 450mm
blade is 310mm
handle is 140mm made from ebony
thickness of spine is 10mm
scabard is indian rosewood with brass edging
with the amount of steel in the blade at a rough guese it weighs close to 2 pounds and scary sharp too
the top one is a sher attitude large bowie?
blade lenght of 330mm
handle is 155mm
spine thickness is 8mm
but is lighter than the khukuri but not by much tho
so thats two more for my kuk collection
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