a celebration of the two iconic bodies; Gurkha and Kukri, and to represent the duo in the best possible way ..
- Blade Size (in): 8
- Handle Size (in): 5
- Handle Material: Black Micarta
- Actual Weight (gm): 500
- Overall weight (gm): 600
- Shipping weight (gm): 950
- Blade finishing: RAW
- Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
- Blade material: 5160
- Place of Origin: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
- Accompanying knives/B-up: None
- Blade thickness (mm): 8
- Handle finishing: Unpolished
- Sheath: Water buffalo
- Tang type: Full Flat
- Fixture: Iron
- Edge grinding: Semi convex
- Edge Hardness: 55-57 hrc
- Blade (panel) Grinding: Full Flat
- Function: Trekking, Defending, Hunting, Jungle warfare, Regular Work, Domestic use
Gurkhe (Bodyguard); a celebrated kukri knife >>
Historic info / background / name of this Kukri
A sort of tribute to the legendary Gurkhas and their famous kukri knife. A Gurkha is well known for his loyalty, courage, and ferocity and so is his kukri he owns and uses as the most feared and trusted weapon and a tool.
This “Gurkhe” Kukri comes as a celebration of these two iconic bodies and represents the duo in the best way possible. A dedicated Gurkha standing as a bodyguard with his kukri knife hanging from his waist is the best scene one can imagine when you are a victim of an offence (terrorism). When you are in the wrong time at the wrong place, a Gurkha and his Kukri can be your savior.
The remarkable success of the raw black bladed version encouraged and influenced the creation of this unique kukri with even more benefits and features added. Gurkhe is a desire to handcraft an outstanding and exceptional executioner to meet a user’s tall order and to safeguard him at the same time.
The name “Gurkhe” is given to denote a typical Gurkha who would die to defend and to guard his honor, duty, and territories, and hence the title “Bodyguard”. It’s a worthy name chosen to denote and refer this knife to the legendary Gurkhas, their caliber, and their amazing persona.
Features/ attraction of this Gurkha knife
- 8 inch raw black blade = to camouflage rusting (should there come) and for extra hardness (strength)
- Large elongated bevel = to inflect deep cut and lethal blow;
- 8" blade= handy, mobile, easy to use yet enough coverage to undertake decent tasks;
- World war version blade = effective and balanced shape with easy operation (in and out)
Handle of Gurkhe
- Extra thick Brass fixtures = durability, lasting, and matching; also easy to maintain (rust-free)
- Full flat tang with twin rivets = heavy duty work, resilience, power, strength, long lasting
- Horn ridged handle = strength, good look, sturdy and firm grip, dry (not slippery) handle, easy and effective handling
Scabbard/ Sheath/ Dap
- Belt loop = Dual carriage, belt-cum-thigh; waist (hip) level in belt or thigh level in thigh
- Lanyard facility = to tie around thigh/knee portion to grab and prevent from wobbling
- Cut throat = extra distinctive look
- “G” farus (frog) = to represent Gurkhe, its name
- Belt strap = to hold the handle (blade) tightly. Ties the kukri strongly to the scabbard making it very easy to carry even in speed motion
Use/purpose>> This 8” Gurkhe synonyms the great Gurkhas with its excellent qualities and advances is an awesome kukri knife to carry and hold, to swing, to be with at all times, be it dark or light – to save, protect and defy an enemy’s attack and nature’s fury. It's both; a knife to cut and a tool to perform.
Overall Length: 13 inches approx.
Raw Materials / Features: Water buffalo scabbard, buffalo horn / Blackwood ComFort full-flat-tang handle with twin rivets and ridges, "G" frog with belt strap (holder), lanyard string/lace, high carbon raw blade
Origin: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
From November 17, 2022, the default handle material is Black Micarta. You can choose HORN from the handle material option and depends on availability.
Micarta is also available in Green Leaf and Brown Wood, please mention the color in the message box during checkout if you want to change the color.
See the testing video below