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    Username Post: ebay cheapies - what did I buy?        (Topic#921024)
    spleenex
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    03-19-12 17:18.09 - Post#2453461    





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    Berkley
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    03-20-12 02:24.08 - Post#2453507    


        In response to spleenex

    The bottom one is an Indian knockoff of the Mk 3 pattern kukri, with a phony mark resembling a British broad arrow and some other illegible writing. The top one has no cho so is probably best described as the blade of an unknown KLO.
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    Big Mike
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    03-20-12 05:45.09 - Post#2453583    


        In response to spleenex

    You get what you pay for,



    ...looks like you got your money's worth.



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    Komitadjie
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    03-22-12 02:37.07 - Post#2454304    


        In response to Big Mike

    I'd say you got a couple of potentially fun projects. Check the edges with a file to make sure they've actually got some degree or another of temper, clean 'em up a bit and re-handle if you need to, then go play!

    At worst, you've got two blades to learn re-handling on without a big investment, and you never know, you might have a good chopper there too somewhere.
     
    broke
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    05-05-12 09:35.01 - Post#2467939    


        In response to Berkley

    finally able to get back on this forum.been sick for almost a year from lung problems,been set up with a oxygen machine to help me breathe,anyway i used to collect those mk3"s off fleabay,was fun decyphering all the different marking's on the kukri that alot of people overlook,rusty old kuk"s for cheap,i am sure some i had were fakes.some had legit letters and arrows from what i learned off the antique kukri forum"s.long post whew.
     


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