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Based on the WWII khukuri, the M43, which was designed
as an update of the Mk II which was basically a WW I
design. The new knife had a stronger grip attachment system, a wider pommel
and better bolster design at the blade. The balance is slightly more forward
and the blade could arguably considered stronger.
Usual size = 18 inches
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Bura's M-43/hanshee hybrid villager
The 19th-century Dui-Chirra
Based on a mould made from a 19th-century khukuri owned
by HI forumite 'Berkeley',
this khukuri has two chirras (fullers) which allow for a lighter knife while maintaining the strength of a thicker blade.
[dui-chirra means 'two fullers']
Standard model comes with wooden-handled
karda, chakmak, and tinder-pouch only.
Extended tool kit (with tweezers, awl, saw, and button hook in addition to karda & chakma) special order only. Antler-handles special order only.
is characterised by the bell at the bottom of the handle and a light
blade. Also distinctive is the closed cho, called a pariwa
ki aka (meaning 'eye of the dove'), as opposed to the 'standard'
In the western part of Makwanpur district of Nepal,
by the Chandragiri Mountain range, there is a historical village
called Chitlang, presumably whence the name.
The chitlangi is similar to another style of khukuri known as chainpuri (named after a small village in eastern Nepal down in the lowlands where the terrain is jungle mostly). The differences between a Sirupati, Chainpuri, and Chitlangi are subtle. The Sirupati may be slightly beefier and therefore a slightly better performer when it comes to chopping but it would not be by much.
The 'Pen-Knife' Khukuri
Designed by HI forumite Pendentive ('Pen') : a small, large-bellied khukuri.
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official penknife khukuri review thread at bladeforums.com
Designed by Yvsa, a Cherokee Indian and the creator
of the YCS-khukuri, the inspiration for the Cherokee Rose was his love
of the old Scagel Knives.
Modeled on a Bowie knife, representative of America and one of the world's finest fighting knives of all time.
about 20 inches (13 inch blade)
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Special Cherokee Rose:
20 inches and 25 ounces of very, very good Cherokee Rose by Bura.
Very light, fast and well balanced. Beautifully carved (fish from Tashi Dili symbols) saatisal handle done by Bura himself
[standard version does not have carved handle]
The HI Katar
Himalayan Imports' Katar, designed by HI forumite Dave K, the katar is the oldest and most characteristic of the Indian knife weapons. Its uniqueness lies in the handle which is made up of two parallel bars connected by two or more cross pieces, one of which is at the end of the side bars and is fastened to the blade. The remainder forms the handle which is at right angle to the blade. The blades are always double-edged and are generally straight and with lengths from a few inches to about 3 feet....
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