Sunday, November 11, 2007

What a great gift.



One of my clients, an avid gun and knife collector, knew I was interested in getting a Kukri blade for my own modest knife and sword collection. Kukris are the knife/short sword used the Gurka's as their battle blade and and are the symbols of the unit.One morning last week he shows up with this for me:
a beautiful Ka Bar version of the Gurkha Kukri! This is one heavy duty machete and has the heft of a clubbell; much heavier than it looks. The recalcitrant leaves in my backyard no longer stand a chance!Christmas came early this year.

10 comments:

Tom Furman said...

http://www.irongarmx.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=194236&highlight=kukri

Tom Furman said...

See if that works or search Free Speech for Kukri. It is sobering and let's everyone understand the correct use of this blade.

Nice gift BTW!

Mark Reifkind said...

tom,

yeah I saw that,brutal!atlanta cutlery has some vintage ones that I might get as well. original issues from the 40's or thereabouts.not a bad price either.

Royce said...

really cool gift!

Tom that vid was a TRIP! I had no idea how much cutting power they had.

Franz Snideman said...

nice Mark!

Maybe Tracy can use it for cooking?

:)

Mark Reifkind said...

lol, franz, no way. she has her own knives.

Kenneth Jay said...

damn that is nice! I would love one of those!!!

Mark Reifkind said...

kj,

could you get one back into denmark?

Kenneth Jay said...

rif, well a blade like that is defintely illegal in DK but personally I have never had any issues bringing stuff through customs. actually I have never been stopped going through customs and you very rarely see any customs officers.... I have brought bkac several knives and even a katana from other countries..

Mark Reifkind said...

well then kenneth we'll have to make sure you get one when you come here next,lol.