- Mar 5, 1999
When Vikash and I were taking inventory we found the Murali made 20 inch, 25 ounce Sirupati at the bottom of the pile. Those of you who got some of Murali's khukuris were impressed by his work and it was very bad news for us to hear that tuberculosis had put Murali out of business. This is a 10/10 effort by Murali and one of his last. The finish is magic mirror and excellent. Fit is excellent outside of the problem mentioned below. Hardness is HI standard.
Karda and chakma nicely done. Scabbard well made and tooled by sarki with no name but problem as outlined below.
But there are two problems with this rig which keep this from being a top quality rig. One is in the low humidity of Reno the horn handle has shrunken a bit and one end of the buttcap shows about a .020 gap between horn and buttcap but the cap is still very solid. A bit of epoxy or superglue to fill the gap takes care of this.
And, the scabbard leather has shruken also and there is a gap in the seam at the back which probably should be filled with some black rubber cement.
So, 25 cents worth of epoxy and rubber cement and 10 minutes of your time will save you $50.
We will deliver this last Murali effort to your door today for $75 and it goes will full HI guarantee.
Call or email if interested.
Blessings from the computer shack in Reno.
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