Cold Steel 39LGKT Gurkha Kukri 12" O-1 Steel Blade, Kraton Handle, Secure-Ex Sheath
The Cold Steel Gurkha Kukri was inspired by Cold Steel President, Lynn C. Thompson's close association with Dr. Maung Gyi, chief instructor of the American Bando Association, and a renowned martial artist with wide-ranging knowledge and skills. Under Dr. Gyi's tutelage, Lynn gained insight into the full potential of the Kukri and learned it was not just a chopping weapon but a piercing, slashing, and smashing weapon as well. Smashing techniques allow the Kukri to function as a hammer or mallet or to deliver non-lethal blows in a self-defense role. A concentrated blow with the back of the blade can break bones or be lethal if directed at the head.
With Dr. Gyi's input, Thompson designed a longer, narrower point for the Gurkha Kukri with more distal tapering to the spine. This resulted in a thinner, sharper point which can be deeply driven into thick, tough targets with minimal effort.
Finally a masterfully designed Kraton handle was added to maximize the blade's fierce potential. Perfectly contoured and deeply checkered, it offers a superb non-slip grip and cushions the hand from the shock of the hardest blow.
Each Gurkha Kukri is supplied with a Secure-Ex® sheath to protect the blade and allow you to wear it safely and securely on your side always ready to defend you and your loved ones.
- Item Number: 39LGKT
- Name: Gurkha Kukri
- Blade Length: 12"
- Overall Length: 17"
- Steel: O-1 High Carbon
- Weight: 22 oz
- Blade Thickness: 5/16"
- Handle: 5" Long. Kray-Ex™
- Sheath: Secure-Ex® Sheath
- Made in Taiwan
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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