Get one and see how uncomfortable the handle is! The sheath fall apart in a short time too. Mass produced in a sweat shop somewhere! The leather is paper thin (probably some poor goat). So improvements had to be made. Now it will last, and is 100% better! FYI
No offense, but it's impossible to 'improve' a kukri. They have made the same way for centuries. A bad design does not last that long with minimal changes.
I think he meant "improve a mass-produced modern kukri".
I mean too you no insult, but you butchered an amazing knife and a beautiful sheath. turning a ancient design into a modern mess. Still, no offense!
HHAHHA, yea right, to each his own they say!
That Knife has &quot;quite some&quot; history. The design did not come out of a shop or some marketing activity, but from years of field test. Things you took away are useless &quot;TO YOU&quot; but still are there because they serve VERY well the ORIGINAL purposes of that knife. <br> <br>The &quot;ugly bump&quot; in the middle serves as improving the grip when you handle it at the very bottom for some types of chopping cuts (axe like), and is far less bulky than wrapping it in paracord. The little knives are not worthless AT ALL !! <br> <br>As far as I can see that knive was cheap and needed some attention, agree on that. But <br>the best improvement for a 20$ Kukri is a 40(or more)$ kukri
More Bull S---!
ONE of the small knives IS a knife, the OTHER is a KNIFE STEEL... You have to KNOW how to maintain a blade with a steel in order to use it properly, and you also need to know how to use both the large and small blades to be effective with them for the jobs they are intended to do. Judging from the Authors comments agout the &quot;improvement&quot; of the knife rather than simply adding supplies to it, and the belief that the small knife and steel are useless, I would have to say that the Author doesnt know the proper use of any of the three. Sadly, a larger much harsher opinion about the author is also formed by his comments to others about his lack of knowledge and ability in this area.
You know that those little knives can provide the BEST blade edge for that weapon.
Bull droppings sir!
then you obviously have no knowledge of a khukri or its history my dear fellow!
You assume!
Well you know what assuming does right?
Had a professor in Grad. school who said &quot; when you assume something, you make an ass out of you (u) and me !&quot; ass- u-me FYI
I really like it now! Awesome!
Those worthless little knives aren't intended to be used for cutting. Instead they main purpose is to &quot;true&quot; the edge of the main knife in the field.
still worthless!
It is going to be tough to get the bend out of that blade. Best of luck to you there.
No need to get the bend out! I have BIG BOWIES that are straight. This knife is meant to have the bend. Check out the history and purpose of the shape of the blade. You will be surprised.

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