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Custom Himalayan Imports Uddha Sword – 24″ Overall with a 16.5″ Blade by Bura

I bought a beat up HI Uddha sword about a year back where the handle was toast.  The cool part was that the blade was made by Bura, who was one of the best kamis in Nepal.  He had to retire due to health problems and his blades are collector’s items now.  At any rate, I decided to replace the trashed handled with black paper micarta, acid etched the blade and made a custom Kydex sheath.  It has a new owner now but thought you might find it interesting.

Specs:

24″ overall

16.5″ Blade

7.5″ Handle

Weight of the sword alone:  1.86 pounds

Weight of sheath:  1.08 pounds

Total weight:  2.94 pounds

 

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Very cool video review of HI Khukuris

As many of you know, I think very highly of HI khukuris – both the organization and the blades they produce.  This is a great video where the reviewer does a thorough job and explains why he likes the MI M43 that he tested so much.  At any rate, if you are interested, check this out as it is very well done:

 

There are three websites you might want to check out to learn more:

1) The actual HI website where they have history, photos and you can place orders:
http://www.himalayan-imports.com/

2) They have a forum on the BladeForums website as well where people discuss their offerings:
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/forumdisplay.php/739-Himalayan-Imports

3) Last but not least, there is our website where we list any khukuris we have for sale plus we make custom Kydex sheaths for them:
http://shop.roninsgrips.com/Khukuris-Edged-Weapons_c8.htm