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WTS WA Real Nepalese Kukri

Discussion in 'Edged Weapon Classifieds' started by hariph creek, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    New, unused Kukri made in Nepal by KHHI. Includes papers of authenticity and kydex sheath made by RKBA.
    This is not a Kukri Machete. This has a heavy duty 10" blade, hand made from 5160 spring steel, with a single Chirra. Full tang with Western style black Micarta Grips. International shipping and Customs on these are expensive. Plus it takes 1-2 months to have them made.

    $125

    Price is firm, not interested in any trades.
    FTF in the Vancouver area preferred, no shipping.

    Thanks! 20150326_201044.jpg 20150326_202239.jpg
     
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  2. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    So is this intended for fighting? I had thought a kukuri was a type of jungle machete.

    Only asking because I'm looking for one to have when I'm out in the woods.
     
  3. solv3nt

    solv3nt Portland Well-Known Member

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    You don't have to fight with it....
     
  4. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    Like solv3nt said, "you don't have to fight with it". You could, it would work. From what I've gathered 12-13 inches is considered to be "fighting" size. I'd imagine it would take a special skill set, too?

    A Kukri is a very heavy duty blade, native to Nepal. They use it for everything. The Gurkhas are also known for it.
    A Kukri Machete or KLO (Kukri Like Object) is just a funny shaped machete.

    I originally got it for use in the woods. I told them what I intended it for and this was what they recommended. It was custom made to be packable and all around useful. It'll chop, spilt, carve, butcher, and in a pinch be a formidable weapon.

    I kind of hate to have to sell it. But I aquired a few too many toys, before my health got rocky again.
     
  5. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Why is it I always find what I'm looking for when I'm at the lowest in my finances lol.

    I've been looking for one of these made in napal so if I can scrounge some cash up Id like it - unless you take .22lr's:rolleyes:
     
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  6. solv3nt

    solv3nt Portland Well-Known Member

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    What's the going rate on .22lr's these days?
     
  7. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Depends I guess.

    I just sold some bulk target stuff for 10¢ a round and it was sold and the thread closed in 29 min.

    I have some mini mags, stingers and high velocity stuff also.
     
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  8. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    SPF to Joe13.
    Pending ability to work up some funds.
     
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  9. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    True. I have a handmade one from Himalayan Imports. My thoughts have always been you may hurt me but I know for a fact I can whack you at least once with this thing and I ain't going to be pretty. :D
     
  10. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    Not so much cut an attackers arm. More like chop it off.
     
  11. solv3nt

    solv3nt Portland Well-Known Member

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    Nobody wins a knife fight.
     
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    BradC Clackamas Active Member

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    Wow, that's a nice one! With the proper skills, you can do anything with a kukri that you can do with an axe basically, these things are great. Just like the karambit, originally for agriculture/utility, but turned into a fantastic weapon ;)
     
  13. 206thsense

    206thsense Seattle, WA, USA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Oooh, she's a beauty. Nice blade!
     
  14. hariph creek

    hariph creek vancouver, wa. Active Member

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    Sold and gone to Joe13.
     
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