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  • 21-inch short machete is easier to maneuver, great for...
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  • Black cord-wrapped handle for excellent grip
  • DIMENSIONS: 17 inches L x 4.25 inches W x 1.25 inches D and...
  • DURABLE: Blade is constructed of 3CR13 stainless steel with...
  • RELIABLE: Features the new, no-slip, H-Grip on the ergonomic...
  • 15 INCH MACHETE KNIFE BLADE: The Gator Machete features a 15...
  • HIKING MACHETE AND SAWBACK MACHETE: This dual-purpose...
  • GATOR GRIP HANDLE: The handle texture provides maximum grip...
  • Inspired by our very popular and record breaking Warrior...
  • Features a wide, curved Tanto point blade and solid steel...
  • Broad full tang is injection over-molded with high impact...
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Put simply, Machete refers to a top-heavy knife with a long blade. Thanks to its extraordinary shape, a machete is less suitable for cutting, but is primarily designed for hitting and hoeing. The blade length of a machete usually ranges from 20 cm to 60 cm, with most machetes having a blade length of 35 cm. In Europe, the machete is mainly known from adventure novels and movies and is often referred to as a machete.

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Jungle Master JM-031B Machete, Black Reverse Serrated Blade, Black Cord-Wrapped Handle, 21-Inch Overall
  • 21-inch short machete is easier to maneuver, great for lightning-fast reaction
  • Black stainless steel blade with heavy duty reverse serration
  • Black cord-wrapped handle for excellent grip
  • Includes durable nylon sheath for storage and travel

Everything for the garden: machete Video Guide

Historically, it is not entirely clear where and when the machete originated. The shape of the machete is likely to have been inspired by classic swords and sabers. In the beginning, the machete served mainly as an agricultural tool that was used for knocking z. From sugarcane in Latin America. There are also some other machete-like knives such as the Nepalese Kukri, which has a much older history and tradition than the machete. Over the years, the machete has spread worldwide and is used equally as a universal tool and as a fear-inspiring weapon. Today, the machete is available in many different versions. In addition to the traditional shape, reminiscent of a saber, there are a variety of different variations of the original shape of the blade. Since Machete is a relatively simple tool used primarily in Third World countries, quality is often not very good. For the production of the long blade inexpensive steel pipes are used in many cases, which are very susceptible to rust.

Today, most machete blades are stamped from a steel plate, which keeps production costs low. The quality of a machete depends primarily on the material used and its construction. In addition to the usual low-cost models, there are of course also high-priced machete models, in which the blade is forged and used for the production process high-quality stainless steel. The handle of a modern machete is usually made of non-slip and impact-resistant plastic. In many models, the Erl is consistent up to the handle end. The steel blades are often coated to make them more resistant and to protect against rust. Thanks to its unique properties, the machete is not only a tool, but also extremely effective as a melee weapon. The long blade gives the machete a much longer reach than a regular knife. The first evidence of the use of the machete as a weapon date from the early 17th century, where farmers have used the machete as a weapon in uprisings in the South American sugar colonies. Even in the 20th century, there is plenty of evidence for the use of the machete, if not as a combat weapon, but as a murder weapon. For example, machetes were used by the Interahamwe militia during the civil war in Rwanda to commit war crimes.

The machete is used as a tool in its most common use. Particularly popular is the machete in sugar cane production. It is used to cut the sugar cane above the root and remove leaves from the stems. The long knife is also often used to remove weeds in cane fields as well as in the home garden. In addition, machetes are also used predominantly as a machete. As mentioned in the paragraph above, there are many forms of machete, most of which are named after their country of origin. So there are z. As the La Inglesa, which comes from England or the La Alemana, the German machete. Although today's modern agriculture machines are used in sugarcane harvesting, the machete is still in use worldwide. This is especially true for regions where the shape of the ground or the location of the field do not allow the use of a machine or their use simply does not pay off economically.

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Jungle Master JM-031B Machete, Black Reverse Serrated Blade, Black Cord-Wrapped Handle, 21-Inch Overall
  • 21-inch short machete is easier to maneuver, great for lightning-fast reaction
  • Black stainless steel blade with heavy duty reverse serration
  • Black cord-wrapped handle for excellent grip
  • Includes durable nylon sheath for storage and travel
Hooyman Hook ‘em Machete with Heavy Duty Construction, Ergonomic Non-Slip Handle and Belt Sheath for Gardening, Land Management, Bushcraft, Hunting and Outdoor
  • DIMENSIONS: 17 inches L x 4.25 inches W x 1.25 inches D and weighs 1.5 lbs
  • DURABLE: Blade is constructed of 3CR13 stainless steel with a refined edge for a dependable cut in all situations
  • RELIABLE: Features the new, no-slip, H-Grip on the ergonomic handle that turns tacky when wet to ensure a secure grip in all conditions
  • BE PREPARED: Blade features a reverse hook design on the end for reaching and pulling vines, gathering and cutting big bunches of grass and easily moving brush while the handle features a peg hole for hanging and storing when not in use
  • CONVENIENT: Belt sheath is constructed of 1680D polyester with a plastic liner to protect the blade in rugged or wet conditions
CRKT Chanceinhell Fixed Blade Machete: 18 Inch Black Powder Coated Carbon Steel Drop Point Blade with Nylon Sheath for Survival, Hunting, and Camping K910KKP
  • Black Corrosion Resistant Blade Finish
  • Football Texture Handle Grip
  • Reinforced Nylon Sheath
  • Designed by Ken Onion in Kaneohe, Hawaii
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship, see company site for details
Gerber Gator Machete with Sheath [30-001790]
  • 15 INCH MACHETE KNIFE BLADE: The Gator Machete features a 15 inch fine edge knife blade on one side and an 18 inch saw blade on the other
  • HIKING MACHETE AND SAWBACK MACHETE: This dual-purpose machete was made for use in the wilderness, as well as the backyard, it's a dual-purpose, lightweight machete for beating back the underbrush and trailblazing
  • GATOR GRIP HANDLE: The handle texture provides maximum grip for any situation, wet or dry
  • HEAVY DUITY SHEATH: Black 400-denier heavy nylon sheath with belt loop
  • Ships in Own Container
Cold Steel All Purpose Tactical Machete with Sheath, Great for Clearing Brush, Survival, Camping and Outdoor Activities, Tactical Wakizashi Machete
  • Inspired by our very popular and record breaking Warrior Series Katanas; Re-created with the look of a traditional cord wrapped handle, Fuchi and Kashira but using modern materials that won't shrink, warp, tarnish or rot and require minimal maintenance
  • Features a wide, curved Tanto point blade and solid steel tsuba made from heat treated 1055 High Carbon Steel with a baked on anti-rust coating
  • Broad full tang is injection over-molded with high impact polypropylene, making it incredibly durable and weather resistant
  • Made of tough and durable 1055 Carbon Steel with black baked-on anti-rust matte finish for extra protection
  • Includes a durable Cor-Ex sheath for added safety and carrying convenience; Dimensions: 18 in blade length, 7 in handle length, 2. 8 mm blade thickness, 25. 1 oz weight