You’ve seen Cold Steel’sChaos Tanto go head-to-head with Jason’s pickup truck. Now it’s time to test out their Chaos Kukri – but this time, we’re going against a much more powerful foe: Mother Nature. Watch our demo to see how this beefy fixed blade handles the great outdoors!
Okay, it probably didn’t happen like that. But United Cutlery has put out a new sawback kukri machete that is, pardon my French, pretty darn cool. At 21″ overall, it’s portable enough to bring on most any outdoor activity, and its robust 14-3/4″ full-tang blade is up to whatever task you can throw at it. Even better, it’s got sawback serrations to make nice clean cuts whether you’re building a survival shelter or just cutting that tree limb in the front yard down to size. It ships with a lanyard and a durable nylon sheath. Available in gray or yellow. Check ’em out at www.knifecenter.com !
Hailing from Nepal and India, the primary feature of the kukri is the heavy recurve, which results in the blade being much thicker at the tip. For traditional kukris, this makes them much more capable for chopping tasks. The folding kukri is not nearly as good for chopping large pieces of wood, but the shape still makes it great for other tasks. The recurve creates a dip in the knife that prevents the item that is being cut from slipping away from the knife, making it easier to cut wet rope or fish. It also creates a longer usable edge than other blades of similar length. Although there is no thumbstud or hole, the nail nick creates more than enough friction for opening the knife one handed.
Boker’s new Magnum Pocket Kukri has one big advantage over the Rajah series: It is a fraction of the price. At $17.95, you have the perfect excuse to indulge your curiosity and check out this knife.
Spyderco Khukuri by Ed Schempp Spyderco has some of the coolest knives in the world. This Kuhkhri folder is among them and, naturally, it came by way of the visionary knife maker, Ed Schempp. This knife, when folded, feels like a very small folder. Because the blade is bent, when it is open the blade is really pretty significant. This makes an ideal every day carry knife. Spyderco will often bring these models out in short runs and, if they don’t keep selling well, will discontinue them. If this appeals to you, grab one. We like them a lot. Here is the Spyderco data on this knife:Continue Reading →
Spyderco Rock Salt
The Rock Salt is an amazing knife. First of all, it was designed by one of the most creative designers anywhere, Ed Schempp. It has a Kuhkri style blade with a great handle. The steel they used for the blade is the H1 which has been tested again and again for rust resistance, and the folks at Spyderco cannot get it to rust! On top of that, it holds a great edge. You can use this knife in any environment. Here is Spyderco’s description:Continue Reading →
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