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Condor Tool & Knife CTK412-17HCS Parang Machete 17-1/2" Carbon Steel Black Blade, Hardwood Handles, Leather Sheath


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Part #: CN41217HCS | Condor Tool & Knife
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CN41217HCS: Parang Machete with Leather Sheath
Condor Tool & Knife

From the Jungles of Malaysia comes the Parang, an extremely well balanced heavy machete that will slice as well chop. The Parang is distal tapered and tapered from the spine to the edge to make one of the most high performance large cutting blades on the market today.

  • Code: 60940
  • Stock #: CTK412-17HCS
  • Blade Length: 17-1/2"
  • Blade Thickness: 1/4"
  • Overall Length: 24"
  • Blade Material: 1075 High Carbon Steel
  • Blade Finish: Epoxy Black Powder Coating
  • Handle: Hardwood
  • Sheath: Handcrafted Welted Leather
  • Weight: 1.92 lbs.
  • Made in El Salvador
Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
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.
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.
4.594 (32 reviews)
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Auckland, NZ
Jul 01, 2018
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: Blade Sharpness, None
New skills required
Bought this product recently and used it to chop privet trees and limb the fallen branches. Was cutting mostly ~ 1" thick upright stalks and several 2" ones. Used many swings on the thicker ones, due to unfamiliarlity with the tool and some bad aiming. But it did the work and not a target branch remained uncut. Privet is not a hard wood but cutting the bigger branches is not a trivial exercise. Watch: 1/ How you grip the handle and 2/ the angle of swing. Have had 2 goes at the unruly privet trees now and am getting better. You just cannot slash wildly as with a machete. All else good. It's a strong tool. Had to sharpen it - the factory edge is not good enough. Would like to give it a real test - Manuka!Target is 4 swings through a 2" privet branch!
5 out of 5
Dec 16, 2016
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Handle Material
Super well made.Sharp and strong.Odd handle shape rolls in hand during hard chops.Will add traction tape or reprofile handle.Worth every penny.
5 out of 5
Oct 07, 2015
Pros: Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
I used this to chop up the limbs from several downed trees in my yard as well as spending a day clearing brush. Flawless performance! Not a single nick in the blade.There is a sweet spot just about where the blade gets wider, all the way to the tip, anything struck below there won't cut. I highly recommend this blade
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