Bark River Knives Barong Fixed 16.5" A2 Tool Steel Blade, Natural Canvas Micarta Handles, Leather Sheath - BA06312MNC
BAR06312MNC: Barong, Natural Canvas Micarta
Bark River Knives
Bark River specializes in cutting tools for outdoorsmen and others who need real performance in the field. They use a blend of traditional/contemporary designs and styles to get a product that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also ultra-functional.
The Barong is common throughout all of Southeast Asia. Often used as an agricultural tool, it is also known as a savagely effective implement of warfare. A popular blade style within the Filipino martial arts, the Barong has a fearsome reputation for inflicting massive wounds and deep slashing cuts. The Barong also makes an excellent bushcraft tool. Cleaving vines and branches with ease. Its classically shaped down-turned polypropylene handle anchors the blade in the hand and helps to resist centrifugal forces when making a hard chopping or slashing strokes.
- Fixed Blade
- Lanyard Hole
- Full Tang Construction
- Blade Length: 16.50" (41.91 cm)
- Cutting Edge: 15.60" (39.62 cm)
- Overall Length: 23.50" (59.69 cm)
- Blade Width: 2.375" (6.03 cm)
- Blade Material: A2 Tool Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.180" (4.57 mm)
- Blade Hardness: 58HRC
- Blade Style: Barong
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Handle Material: Natural Canvas Micarta
- Sheath Material: Leather
- Weight: 32 oz.
- Made in the USA
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to Kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Micarta is a compressed layered composite sealed within a thermosetting plastic which creates a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
This product is USA born and raised.