the Micarta Kukri (LiveEDGE)
Handy, effective, functional, efficient, durable you name it, one of the bests in the line up..
A kukri knife for yourself, your friend and foe.. gentle yet lethal; a force to ally with.
The significant part of this kukri knife is its unique micarta handle, its main strength. The material is very durable, is water-proof and has no shrinking issue later on when the knife gets old. The same micarta is fitted in this kukri in such a way that it gives the best possible grip. Hence making the deliverance easier, more effective and lot efficient. Moreover the handle is well backed up by a very useful blade to make cutting fun and memorable for the user. "The Micarta Kukri (liveEDGE)" as per the name, with its special micarta handle, creatively done blade, well balanced feel, functional HD back up knife, is a performer and a force to ally with when heading for the unknown.
What’s so special about the blade??
The blade is very well balanced, sized and shaped. The perfect weight of about 550-590 gms makes the knife very handy, effective and functional. The blade has raw fuller in the top section forged to support the sweet point. The groove in almost “D” shape helps to ease the tension/pressure of the edge during hard strikes as it absorbs the impact felt by the edge. It also digs out the unwanted mass form the blade to give out a balanced weight. The blade is mirror polished for easy maintenance. It has gentle curved shape which heavily exposes the sweet point which is needed for performing better. 11.5 inch makes it deadly yet friendly. All these make the blade very special.
What about the Micarta handle !! why micarta only ??
Micarta is a modern material made from resin, hardener and various fabrics. It is very tough, durable, water proof and never shrinks hence is perfect for making knife handle. It also gives a sturdy grip (hold) and beautiful look. This is the reason why Micarta is specifically used in this model to perform, to last long and to bring smiles all round. The brass fixtures on the other hand in “the Micarta Kukri (liveEDGE)” bring safety, strength and style to the overall look of the kukri. The shape of the handle is cylindrical and goes bit curved as it finishes in butt, all done to give a comfortable and safe handling.
Does it come with a Back up Knife?? Is it a real knife??
Yes it comes with a default back up knife. It is fully functional and can actually replace the mother blade for small games and preparations. The sweeping blade profile having pointed tip section is forged out to enhance cutting and stabbing. Likewise its thick spine and tang having a full flat Micarta handle give enough power to the blade for any heavy and random cutting. The blade is raw to match the matt finished micarta handle. 3.5” blade + 2.5” handled with 5/6mm thick spine weighing 125 gms.
- Actual Weight (gm): 570
- Overall weight (gm): 825
- Shipping weight (gm): 1250
- Blade finishing: Mirror
- Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
- Blade material: 5160
- Place of Origin: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
- Accompanying knives/B-up: Back up knife
- Blade thickness (mm): 6-7
- Handle finishing: Polished
- Sheath: brown leather
- Released date of KHHI Nepal: 2019-10-26
- Tang type: Full Flat
- Fixture: Brass
- Edge grinding: Semi convex
- Edge Hardness: 55-57 hrc
- Blade (panel) Grinding: Full Flat
KHHI also supplies the following Promotional Materials with every shipment:
- KHHI Warranty Card [1 year Guarantee + Lifetime Warranty]
- KHHI Brochure [Company's profile, its websites, products and related]
- KHHI Manual [Tips and techniques on handling, maintaining and using a Khukuri]
- Design Khukuri Pamphlet [Custom-design your own khukuri/ knife through KHHI]
- Letter from MD [An official letter addressed by the MD himself to the buyer]
- Letter of Declaration [Letter of authenticity and confidence declared by FHAN (Federation of Handicraft Association of Nepal)]