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CKN37

Raw Panawal (WorkHorse)

$298.00 No tax

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Description

Raw Panawal Kukri is for raw power and performance. Raw and real Khukuri, heavy duty blade fixed with superior riveted handle and better leather scabbard with easier functioning frog are some of the main features of the Raw Panawal.

Raw Panawal has a hardcore performing blade that skips the long machinery process required for finishing hence the blade is black; the main reason being the preservation of temper (hardness). Khukuri blades tend to lose (drop) some temper when going through the finishing (cleaning & shining) phase in a machine since the friction generates heat and extreme heat burns off some temper and hence may slightly weaken the blade. With the Raw Panawal the initial temper put in the blade while making stays intact all the way till the end and thus edge remains totally stronger and sharper. The rawness of the blade keeps 100% temper in place, which will indeed play a crucial role in doing long heavy duty job.

Blade: The Raw Panawal blade has a black (raw) blade having semi fuller or layer (hump) or ang (in Nepalese) running across the main (above) panel of the blade. It is made so to give more strength and durability to the width of the blade while in use and also to cut down unnecessary weight of the blade. The curvature will give much needed support to the flat surface by evenly distributing the impact force created when striking into a target. It is also a display of true craftsmanship as it is complex to craft. In typical kukri term since the panel of the blade is grinded or opened from its plain surface and a hump (chirra) created it is also called Angkhola. ANG means panel and KHOLA means to open.

Handle: The handle of this kukri is made like that of the famous “Panawals” version (the name also says) where the flat tang goes all the way through the handle, and twin rivets are fitted to strengthen the fixtures. The metal tang can also be clearly seen at the two sides of the handle. Indian Rosewood is used to give an overall matching look and sturdiness. The only unusual part is that standard ridges of a regular handle are discarded to make holding easy, comfortable and pain-free.

Specifications
Blade Size (in): 10
Handle Size (in): 5
Handle Material: Rosewood
Actual Weight (gm): 710
Overall weight (gm): 975
Shipping weight (gm): 1275
Blade finishing: RAW
Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp) 
Blade material: 5160
Accompanying knives/B-up: None
Blade thickness (mm): 10
Handle finishing: Polished
Sheath: Black leather
Tang type: Full Flat
Fixture: Iron
Edge grinding: Semi convex
Edge Hardness: 55-57 hrc
Blade (panel) Grinding: Chirra
Function: Heavy Duty, Hunting, Lethal, Military, Outdoor, Jungle warfare, Trekking

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