New McCurdy Kukri..

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  1. RJM52

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    I and several of my friends have purchased McCurdy Kukris from this gentleman over the last few years...they are not just beautifully made but the handles are actually comfortable to use.

    Last fall I exchanged emails with him about his blades and he stated he had a new version coming out with more of a matte finished blade, Micarta handle and Kydex sheath... He just listed them today and I ordered a black handled one...

    This is a green but he'll be listing more blacks shortly I'm sure...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/KUKRI-NEW-...&itm=253782118371&_trksid=p5411.c100167.m2940

    This is his wood handled model...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/KUKRI-Cust...166567?hash=item3b1417ada7:g:NIgAAOSw3ydV43ZY

    Can't wait to try this one out....

    Bob
     
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    Wow that’s a good looking knife.
     
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    Cool looking blade!
     
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    Does he ever make them with the traditional handle shape?
     
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    Groovy.
     
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    Are the black scales going to be made of micarta or G10 like the green one?
     
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    I've been wanting a Nepal made Kukri.
     
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    I was incorrect...they are all going to be G10...I thought it was Micarta...

    Thanks Bob! You will love my new model. I actually buy the G10 and the
    Kydex and rivets here and ship it to Nepal. They do a great job molding
    the Kydex. Each is molded to it's blade separately for a perfect fit.
    They are tight at first but will loosen in about ten deployments or so. Be
    sure to let me know who you like it. John Mc.

    -superman3355
     
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    Hey, you're up.
    Lets get my Kukri in the mail, lol :18:

    So are you in NH or PA? You're Ebay says Malvern.
     
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    ...I should have put "..." around the above... That was a message that Mr. McCurdy sent to me...

    I'm in NH...McCurdy is in Pa....
     
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    Ahh... :dblthumb:
    I thought you were him. My mistake.

    Just looked. You were the OP. Of course you aren't McCurdy, lol.

    That's one feature I miss here, having that "OP" show up so you know who started the thread without looking.
     
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    ...no, that is what makes a "McCurdy" a McCurdy. That is his design, especially the handle. .. You can buy basically the same blade from the same maker with a traditional handle.
     
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    Dang this guy ships fast!
    :59:
     
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    ...did you order one?
     
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    Posted up a thread already ;)
     
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    Ok...I see you got one of the rosewood handled ones.... They are something aren't they....
     
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    It's awesome.
    I'm not sure I would have ordered one if it didn't have a wood grip. I'm kind of a wood guy.
     
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    If you are planning on really using it as a field piece, try and find a leather sheath for it. I lucked out and found one of the original leather sheaths for the Cold Steel Kukris that fit it perfectly... His sheaths are some of the nicest I have seen but they are still going to be easily damaged out in the field...

    Since all these blades are close I wonder if one can buy one of the Kydex sheaths that are coming with the other model....or have one made here...
     
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    Just looked in my mailbox and the kukri was there...Serial # 011. Nicely executed like the others I have...

    The scabbard however is WAY too tight....it will never fall apart nor will you ever loose your knife out of it but I don't think I could get if it was on my belt... Solution may be to remove one of the rivets on the edge side so the top will open easier and further...
     
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    The leather sheath that came with mine will work for what I'm using it for. I might make a kydex sheath for it just for the heckuva it, but I'm not in any hurry.
     
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    After I sell my Aranyik Enep, I think I may know where to go if I get sellers remorse. :D
     
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    Aranyik Enep, never heard of one before...looked them up...hefty looking blade!!
     
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    Went camping this weekend and took the new McCurdy as the fire making blade.... It split up about 2/3s a 5 gallon bucket of kindling from pieces of split firewood that was waywhere from 6-10" in diameter....

    The knife is extremely comfortable and controllable to use. Grip is just perfect for me... Cut a bunch of kindling almost down to the size a of chopsticks. Batoned through several of the larger or tougher pieces with zero problems...

    Very please with the quality for the price...

    Bob
     
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