Okapi Machete 12.75" 1055 Carbon Blade, Wood Handle, No Sheath - KO65140


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CIKO65140: Okapi 12.75" Machete
Okapi is a pocketknife and hand-tools manufacturing company based on the North-East coast of South Africa. Supplying the dark continent of Africa with affordable, highly durable and functional knives and agricultural tools for 112 years has been no small task but accomplished with much success. With such a wide range of environments and conditions to factor, from the arid savannahs to the thick, tropical jungles, Okapi products can found taming the wild in all of them. From forestry and fire control implements to machetes to sugar cane knives, Okapi covers the gamut to be a one stop shop for all needs.

No one dares to go out in the bush without an Okapi machete. With blade sizes from 13" for those tight, confined thickets to 24" for tall grass and weeds in those wide open spaces, Okapi offers a broad selection of sizes and handle materials. The Okapi Machetes feature a matte 1055 carbon steel blade with stabilized wood handles. The recessed rivets and beveled slabs prevent rubbing your hands raw. The handle features a prominent lanyard hole for securing via lanyard (not included) or easy merchandising.
  • Blade Length: 12.75"
  • Handle Length: 6.375"
  • Overall Length: 19.25"
  • Blade Material: 1055 Carbon Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.08"
  • Blade Style: Machete
  • Blade Finish: Matte
  • Handle Material: Wood
  • Weight: 14.4 oz.
  • Made in South Africa
1055 Carbon Steel
1055 Carbon Steel An extremely tough steel with high carbon content and a hardness between 60-64RC, 1055 is best suited for high-impact and high-stress applications.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
Okapi Machete 12.75" 1055 Carbon Blade, Wood Handle, No Sheathrated 1.000 stars out of 5 (1 review)
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Okapi Machete 12.75" 1055 Carbon Blade, Wood Handle, No Sheath
rated 1 stars out of 5
Hollidaysburg, Pa
May 06, 2020
Pros: None
Cons: Overall Quality, Finish
Terrible, alas
The blade, which while made of cheap steel is arrived with a reasonably good edge, is merely riveted into the handle. It started wobbling in the handle almost immediately, rendering the tool useless.


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