KH KUKRI MACHETE
KH KUKRI MACHETE
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This is Extrema Ratio’s version of the famous, and widely used Kukri. Legends and myths are wrapped around the Kukri and it has existed in similar forms throughout centuries.
The Kukri is the national working tool of Nepal where it is used primarily for chores such as cutting undergrowth, wood cutting, plus hunting and skinning. The Kukri spread beyond Nepal to other parts of the world where a substantial blade is demanded. It's length, shape, and weight make it a formidable blade capable of performing heavy duty outdoor tasks.
The Extrema Ratio KH KUKRI is duel sharpened - near the handle, it is very sharp. Toward the tip, the grind is flat and angled to make chopping easier - more like an ax. A versatile machete made by Extrema Ratio with the Italian attention to detail and styling.
Black finish (Testudo) – a coating that is very protective against corrosion and oxidation.
Total length of knife and sheath: mm 558.80 (22 inches)
Length of knife: mm 495.30 (19.50 inches)
Blade length: mm 345 (13.50 inches)
Total weight of knife and sheath: gr 935.53 (2 pounds-1 ounce)
Weight of knife: gr 623.69 (1 pound-6 ounces)
Blade thickness: mm 6.35 (.25 inch)
Blade material: Stainless Cobalt steel N690*
Blade hardness: Rockwell 58 HRC
Double sharpening: No - single edge
Sharpening degree: 20 degrees
Handle: Ergonomic designed Forprene**
Sheath: Reinforced heavy-duty Nylon with front pocket and shoulder strap
Matt also took some gutted black 550 cord and wrapped the handle of his KH
* The blade is made with N690 cobalt stainless steel; a high performance steel with excellent cutting and sharpening characteristics. This steel is also used in the butchering industry and to make surgical instruments.
** Forprene has extreme temperature and moisture resistance