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Part #: EEBM | Estwing Axes
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Description
EEBM: EBM Machete
Estwing
 
The EBM Machete by Estwing is an essential tool for campers and trailblazers. Machetes are great tools for cutting and chopping in woodland and jungle environments as well as butchering wild game. This particular machete is forged from one piece of steel, making it very stable and nearly unbreakable. On the spine of the blade is a sawback with offset teeth made for tough objects such as wood and rope. The handles are designed to be comfortable while working as well as provide shock reduction. The machete comes with a tough nylon sheath. 
Features
  • Sharp offset teeth sawback
  • Patented shock reduction grip
  • High quality nylon sheath
  • Forged from one piece US steel
  • Outdoor powder coat finish
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 12"
  • Cutting Edge: 10"
  • Handle Length: 6.25"
  • Overall Length: 19"
  • Blade Material: 1055 Carbon Steel
  • Handle Material: Black Nylon Vinyl Shock Reduction Grip
  • Weight: 36.3 oz.
  • Made in the USA
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
4.500 (2 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Alan
Orange County CA
Sep 10, 2015
Pros: Handle Material, Overall Quality, Materials
Cons: None
Estwing USA 12" Sawback Machete
Good balance and handle material, I can use it all day
4 out of 5
Mike From Philly
Philadlephia Suburbs
May 26, 2015
Pros: Weight, Handle Material, None
Cons: Blade Sharpness
Could have been 5 stars. . . . .
I have been a big fan of Estwing for years, so I was excited to get this. As a machete, it is much lighter then I expected and then it looks. If you love Estwing's hammer handles then you will love this one, it feels just like one of my trusty old Estwing framing hammers. It was very sharp out of the box except for a tiny burr along part of the edge, which came off with 45 second and a ceramic rod. Balance is excellent, also much better then I expected. Even though it is a little short and a little heavy for a machete (I generally like longer machetes that are fast and light) it will still cut small green weeds as well as thicker green wood. Does not handle dry wood all that well and I am not sure why, something about the grind I think. Why not 5 stars? Because the saw on the back is completely unsharpened. If your life depended on it, you could saw through something, but in any other situation you should just walk back to your tool shed a get a real saw. If Estwing starts sharpening the saw, then it would be 5 stars.
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