"American Eagle Essential" is a hand made curve Nepalese kukri/Khukuri made from highly graded spring Steel blade.It is a newly design kukri for survival or hunting which has full-flat-tang (Panawal Version) handle reinforced in wild Rose wood (satissal) with aluminum rivets that is the metal of the blade in the handle area is full flat and can seen all around the handle.This distinct handle where the bolster (Kanzo) is lifted upright (about an inch) from the front edge will ensure that the user’s hand always stays at the handle section which is unique outstanding and more protective handle; designed to safe guard user’s hand at all times.The handle further has metal butt cap overlapping the end of the handle for strength and look that is similar to the head of the" Eagle (Beak Head and Eyes) the American Symbol of brave and justice when observed Closely. The ridges on the back of the spine can be used for cutting square notches, which are invaluable for making traps as well as acting as an ideal surface for striking fire-steels against in survival situations.The Short back edge at the "Point" of the spine helps kukri users to perform stabs,lunges etc.It is forward leaning leaf shaped blade ,which provide the user with leveraged striking power. For the scabbard two pine woods is cotton wrapped with buffalo hide . The notch in the blade near the hilt serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out ,thus preventing it from soiling the hilt ,as well as a device for catching and neutralizing an enemy blade.
The Kukri Specifications:
This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring
Blade size & Type: 12 Inches (30.48cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel,semi-Polished Blade
Handle size: 5 Inches (12.7cm) full tang handle made of Rose Wood.
Overall Length: 17 inches (42.18cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox)
Weight: 796 grams(only kukri)/967.5 grams with scabbard
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather