Condor Tool & Knife CTK425-16HC Duku Parang Machete 15.5" Carbon Steel Blade, Hardwood Handles, Leather Sheath
CN42516HC: Duku Parang Machete
Condor Knife & Tool
The Duku machete features a full tang 15.5" 1075 high carbon steel blade. Every edge is hand finished and polished to a razor sharpness. The natural finish of the blade gives the Duku a rustic & earthy feel. The hardwood handles are made from hard woods of Central America, similar to Hickory, and are used in many of our machetes and knives. Each sheath is handmade from welted leather for a great fit, and added durability.
About the Designer
Joe Flowers is responsible for many of the interesting blade designs throughout the Condor product line. Joe writes for a myriad of magazines and publications, and contributes regularly to the outdoor community, concentrating in woodcraft and primitive living. His knowledge of outdoor gear led to consulting on equipment design and function for many companies. Joe holds a degree in Zoology with a minor in Entomology, and researches heavily into all things outdoors. Joe Flowers teaches fitness, martial arts, organizes youth camps, and hosts outdoor skills and survival classes around the US. Joe is an avid naturalist, hunter, fisherman, herpetologist, videographer, beekeeper, knife thrower, guide, and regularly travels internationally in search of knife knowledge and unique animals. You can find Condor® on Joe’s side when he is deep in the Amazonian rain forest, or high in the deserts of Utah.
- Code: 60956
- Manufacturer Stock #: CTK425-16HC
- Blade Length: 15.5"
- Overall Length: 22.25"
- Blade Thickness: 4.5 mm
- Blade Material: 1075 High Carbon Steel
- Handle Material: Hardwood
- Sheath Material: Leather
- Designer: Joe Flowers
- Weight: 1.86 lbs.
- Made in El Salvador
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.
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.