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Deals for 5/256 -- Pix and a rare one.

Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by Bill Martino, May 26, 2004.

  1. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999

    l to r

    20" 26 oz. Cherokee Rose by Bura. Perfect as far as I can tell. $195

    18" 24 oz. Mall by Kumar. Epoxy fix crack in horn handle. $75

    17" 24 oz. WWII by Bura. Best all round khukuri by best kami. Epoxy fix crack in horn handle. Half price = $72.50

    15" 16oz. Sirupati by Amrak. Hairline crack in handle. $55

    15" 20 oz. BAS by Amrtrak. Fine rig. Hairline crack in handle. $55
  2. Kinniku

    Kinniku Basic Member Basic Member

    May 29, 2003
    Wow, that's an interesting Cherokee Rose.
  3. Brendan


    Feb 13, 2002
    me like !!


  4. hollowdweller


    Sep 22, 2003
    20" that's a sword!
  5. munk


    Mar 22, 2002
    20"; that's exactly what I was thinking Hollowdweller. That CR carries it off- something the size of a working khukuri but looks and has the style of a Bowie type 'knife'.

    This is beyond cliche- but 'now this is a ....." really does apply.

  6. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    Malla gone.
  7. Svashtar

    Svashtar Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2003
    The malla has quickly become one of my favorites. I love the flat spine and the way it handles. Mine is 17", but I think one in 21" or 25" would be a real winner as well.


  8. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    Cherokee Rose gone.
  9. Jotto


    Apr 15, 2004
  10. Svashtar

    Svashtar Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2003
    Two other observations; The blade on that WWII looks exceptionally well done. My 18" WWII is good, but the blade does not look that symmetrical.

    Also, someone should snap up that 15" siru. Of the various sirupati sizes I have, the 15" is by far the nicest balanced, and for $55 you cannot go wrong! (Besides, mine is wood and in another 10 minutes I'll decide it has to have a mate...)

  11. munk


    Mar 22, 2002
    Norm, the story of our lives pivot upon the Mating Ritual.

  12. Svashtar

    Svashtar Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2003
    How true! I think I need one for each hand... :)

  13. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    Sirupati gone.
  14. Ash


    Feb 19, 2000
    Sweet looking BAS - email sent
  15. 45-70


    Jul 10, 2003
    I just had to go to work today. I missed a Malla?
  16. Josh Muller

    Josh Muller

    Jun 22, 2003
    :( on the sirupati......
  17. MacHete

    MacHete Hair Cropper & Chipmunk Wrangler

    Apr 7, 2000
    That CR really does not look as big as it is- even next to familiar khuks for scale. :eek:

    Svashtar- I'm with ya' on the Malla. I have a wood handle by Kumar and I love it. It just feels good. :)

    I'm still looking for a WWII, but nice as it is, this one ain't it. :p
  18. DannyinJapan


    Oct 9, 2003
    Now thats a nice blem box, I hope they always look like that!
  19. Phalanx7.62


    Nov 19, 2003
    I love my WWII by Bura..it looks just like that one. Someone grab it!!
  20. 50 Freak

    50 Freak

    Dec 16, 2003
    I'll take the BAS.

    E-mail sent

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