Coming from Nepal, This is a Leaf Spring Steel Khukuri that will actually balance on the edge. The Rose wood handle is full tang with a lanyard hole . This is a thicker heavier version of the 12 inch survival with a Spine of 3/8 inch thick and distal tapers toward the tip. This khukuri comes with a the traditional side knives of Nepal. The Karda (small knife) and the Chak Mak (honing steel).
The Khukri weight varies slightly (+/- a couple of grams) as these are hand forged. This is a good knife for General Purpose camp use and can be used for self defense. The fact that it balances on the edge is pretty cool. Price includes shipping inside the USA.
Proof of balance
3/8 inch / 9.5 mm
16 1/4 inches
27.5 ounces / 779 grams
Leaf Spring Steel and Rose Wood