Internet Sources for the Kukri

These first two knives may surpass the kind I first bought.  Both are on order, and I will evaluate them.



Windlass Steelcrafts

The best Kukris seem to be from Windlass, made in India.

Assortment of Kukris, Bowies and Utility Knives. ... Made by the government contractor Windlass Steelcrafts. Hand forged from high carbon steel ... military issue to Gurkha Regiments in India.

By the Sword   http://www.by-the-sword.com/acatalog/Standard_Knives_Page_4.html


The first source I used to buy the kukri is not recommended, but the knife is. It is  a little lighter, and better finished than the first Kukri I bought.    but I recommend you get it from By The Sword, listed above.  KOA got my Postal Money Order, and did not mail it out until I wrote them about it  over six weeks later.  I do not recommend them.  .   Not Recommended Source. Stay away from: Email: [email protected]   Kult Of Athena; 45 Lockman Cir.;  Elgin IL 60123; USA  http://www.getswords.com/kukri.html




Note that is not commonly issued for field use, or combat.  Paul.


Note after first cutting:-- Cutting review, the blade in action, in growing wood. Just cut down a twenty foot Scrub Poplar Tree, over five inches thick at its base, and limbed it, in less time than it takes to tell about it, with this giant Kukri. There was none of the "fruitless recoil" or "bounce" an axe would have in the same situation. There was only swift "biting" and "gliding through the wood.".. continues

About 73 dollars with the shipping figured in:  $73


On order, not in or evaluated yet.  -No longer so, order came in -the .

Polished steel blade 3/8" thick and 2 1/2 feet long. Weighs 4 lbs. 6 oz.


 Made by the government contractor Windlass Steelcrafts. Hand forged from high carbon steel.

Each comes with regulation sheath. Beheads water buffaloes with a single stroke for the traditional Gurkha sacred ceremony. Very scarce! Only one issued to each Gurkha Regiment in India.

Specially carved native hardwood handle.

Polished steel blade is a staggering 3/8" thick and more than 2 1/2 feet long. Weighs 4 lbs. 6 oz.

MEASUREMENTS:  Blade- 2 1/2 feet long, 3/8" thick Wt. 4lbs 6 oz.

Price: $63.00 (Excluding: FL Sales Tax at 6%)  Shipping on mine was ten dollars.

About 73 dollars with the shipping figured in:  $73


I do not yet know if the black comes off the sheath of this Kukri, as I  have .


Sources for a Kukri Knife like the first one I found - make sure you read over all my files about it before ordering, there were some problems with it and some modifications made




store.yahoo.com  Replica Daggers - Gurkha Khukuri








oh joy, I find they have a ka-bar kukri machete, with sites and prices listed here,

(have not tried it, yet)

http://www.knivesplus.com/KA-1249-KABAR.HTML     36 dollars

http://www.theknifestore.com/kabar1249.html    42 dollars

http://www.dantesknife.com/ka-bar_knives.htm     48 dollars


this knife is seventeen inches long, the same size as the one I recommend


 Cheaper than dirt Kukri Machete


Have not tried this one, but it is only about eight dollars.  Seems not to be as substantial. 

From Cheaper Than Dirt  19.5 inches, with green cloth sheath.






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