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Ontario Bushcraft Machete 16" 5160 Carbon Blade, Walnut Wood Handle, Original DeSantis Nylon Sheath - 6520

$98.95

Retail Price: $164.95 | You Save: $66.00 (40%)
Part #: ON6520 | Ontario Knives
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Description
ON6520: Bushcraft Machete
Ontario Knife Company
 
Rugged, Dependable, Simplicity; three hallmarks that make Ontario Knife Company an award winning producer of some of the world’s highest quality and most functional hunting, bushcraft, and wilderness survival tools. Ontario Machetes are made to such a high quality that they're the standard issue Machetes for the US Military and Special Operations forces, and have been for decades. OKC has used their years of experience to design this Bushcraft Machete for the larger tasks your fixed blade isn't quite large enough for. The handle is rounded around the edges to make for a more comfortable feeling in the hand over prolonged use. The knife includes a firestarter, paracord lanyard, a very durable DeSantis sheath and is proudly manufactured in the USA.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 16"
  • Overall Length: 21.625"
  • Blade Steel: 5160 Carbon Steel, 53-55HRC
  • Handle Material: Walnut Wood
  • Sheath: DeSantis Nylon
  • Weight: 1 lb. 2.6 oz. Knife Only, 1 lb. 11.9 oz. with Sheath
  • Made in the USA
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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.
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Coconut
Remote island
Nov 04, 2017
Pros: Blade Material, Handle Material, Sheath/Scabbard
Cons: Finish, Blade Sharpness, None
Disappointing
Very disappointed. The guy who did the grinding ruined the blade. Where is the quality control? On one side the grinding measure 1cm and is convex, and on the other side the grinding measure 5mm and is nearly flat, the machete doesn't cut well and it will be long to fix it by hand even with good files and paper sand. The template is great and the machete feels well balanced. The handle is well made but is really thin, it looks nice but if you have big hands it becomes slippery. The 5610 seems to be a good choice for this type of blade but for the moment I can't verify it as it cuts like an old butter knife. The sheath is very well made, it's impressive, really. By far the best cordura sheath I saw. But who choose the color? So I can't argue this is a good machete but the sheath is nearly perfect, the finish of this machete is more something you can expect from a low end brand not from a product at this price.
5 out of 5
Jarl
Quebec, Canada
Sep 19, 2016
Pros: Blade Material, Finish, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: None
The best Machete you can buy
This machete have everything you want: -made in the USA -full tang blade -wood handle -carbon steel -sheath -good lenght, weight and thickness for cutting branches If you have this you need no other machete.
5 out of 5
Yigo
Guam
Jul 12, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Fine Tool, Two
As a follow-up to above review let me add the following. This machete does the work for you, instead of over swinging the arm for power. Using excessive arm swing/power is the primary reason users lose control of the machete. Just look at machete videos where the user believes that the only thing that counts is the fewer number of swings to get the job done. That is why everyone seems to recommend a cord loop through back of grip for additional protection to yourself and others when you will and do lose control and let the machete get away from you. Don't try and over-power the machete. If your machete of choice is well designed it will do all the work required without extra force. If the design and execution are not well thought out, get a different machete! Work smart, not hard...
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