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TOPS Knives Machete .170 10" 1095 Carbon Blade, Black Micarta Handles, Nylon Sheath - TPMAC170

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Part Number: TOMAC170
Manufacturer: TOPS Knives
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TOMAC170: Machete .170
TOPS Knives
For hundreds of years in various tropical countries, in some distinctive style, the Machete has long been a knife of choice for the "Outdoor Working People." The Machete is used to cut through rain forest and undergrowth, harvest crops, and for many household chores...It is also a popular weapon of choice is rural uprisings.

TOPS has had numerous requests from clientele to produce a light, fast, practical and general use blade in conjunction with an enlarged comfortable working handle...A Machete...made entirely in the USA.

Their good friend and well-known designer, outdoorsman and writer, Joe "Shangoman" Flowers, collaborated with TOPS shop manager, Leo "The Lion" Espinoza on the design for a new machete. After much deliberation, they finally came to a positive agreement with the design and practical field ability. The Machete .230 was born, and now by very popular request, a smaller version to use with virtually the same capabilities the same handle and a 10" blade, the Machete .170.

Vigorous testing in a wide variety of terrains has proved the Machete's superior field performance. To complement the unique point on the blade and handle design, we custom built a ballistic nylon sheath with a separate (flap and buckle closure) accessory pocket. This pocket can hold an array of small tools--sharpener, compass, etc.--easily accessible. Whether you are a survivor, camper, kayaker, explorer, or just a "jungle kind of guy,” the Machete .170 will be a powerful and useful companion.
  • Overall Length: 17-1/4"
  • Blade Length: 10"
  • Thickness: 1/8"
  • Steel: 1095 High Carbon Steel, 56-58HRC
  • Handle: Black Linen Micarta with Black Paracord Lanyard
  • Blade Color: Ash Gray
  • Sheath: Nylon with Utility Pocket
  • Weight with sheath: 1.5 lbs
  • Designed by: Leo Espinoza & Joe Flowers
  • Made in the USA
1095 Carbon Steel
1095 Carbon Steel
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for its extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel (it will rust) and most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Micarta Handles
Micarta Handles
Micarta is a compressed layered composite sealed within a thermosetting plastic which creates a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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napoli( italy)
Jun 13, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
great great great!!!!!
this is really a great little short machete. It is strong and sharp. For some strange reason the sheat is much better than the bigger brother.
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