Machete Selection

Whether you're splitting coconuts or doing yard maintenance, a machete is a powerful tool to have on your side. This straight-blade knife is large enough to tackle woody brush yet small enough to wield easily. Choose a kukri machete and you'll also have the benefits a curved blade offers, including being a powerful weapon.

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Machete Selection
Bushcraft Machete
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A very good machete. I had to do a little sharpening on it to bring it up to my personal specs,, but other than that it does a good job of clearing brush and tall weeds. There are machetes that cost a lot more and the blades are so short you practically have to get on your knees to use them.

Good quality...a little pricy, but... if it included a canvass scabbard the value would be better.

Good blade with nice features for the price. Very useful, and already field tested. Used it to cut down a 3" tree, blade held up well.

The best machete ever. Love this for getting into coconuts. It came sharp but we were able to get it very sharp and it's kept it's edge through over 50 coconuts. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Holds an edge very well. I use an abrasive belt sharpener that leaves a curved edge. Full tang, and the handle is very well designed. Chops dry wood and splits kindling like a hatchet. Sheath is thick leather with 2 snaps. Blade is easy to slide in with one hand. No need to hold the straps out of the way. Works amazingly well for field dressing big game. Don't have to dull my small knife on joints of spend forever sawing through the pelvis. THANKS!!

Needed something to cut my way through a field of thistle and this machete did the job with no problem. The sheath is a good protective item. The machete is rugged and should last a long time.

This Condor Viking is one mean machete. I purchased it about a month ago and I have used it for about 6 hours total around my property. It is a beautiful machete with an excellent hardwood handle, and a very strong and springy blade. It came pretty sharp, definitely sharp enough to use right out of the box but a little extra attention to the edge can make it even sharper. It has serious heft to really slash through large vines and brush. The shape really gives it brutal striking power, and its weight knocks the brush down and clears it quick. Its really excellent for clearing trails through anything, old wood tangles, fresh branches, blackberry vines, etc. It can chop wood well and rivals the performance of a good hatchet or axe, I have used it to chop through 6 inch cherry laurel and English Ivy vines repeatedly with ease. It can be a little frightening to use and extra caution is definitely required with something with this much hacking power. I have had a few close calls with the over swing when it cut cleanly through branches I expected to take a few chops to get through. The sharpened hook end hasn't proven very useful and adds to the dangerous nature of this machete, but it does add to the badass look. It can be a bit hard to use in tighter areas or moving through brush without hacking a wide swath, this is not a tread lightly machete. It can be a little difficult to get in and out of the sheath but that's a pretty minor issue. Overall this is a really excellent, sharp, and well-made machete that simply has brutal striking power and can hack and chop with the best of them.

I purchased the Woodsman's Pal about a month ago and I have used it about 8 hours or so around my property. Its a pretty good machete. At first I honestly didn't think to highly of it, it seemed a bit awkward at first but over time it has grown on me and I find it being a go to choice for clearing areas of lighter brush, light grubbing sorts of work, and ranging through brushy areas. It comes sharp enough to use out of the box but can still be made sharper. It seems well made and solid, the blade is flexible and seems pretty strong. I wasn't sure about the hook on the back side, but it has proven to be very useful. I bought this machete as part of an arsenal for clearing English ivy overtaking a forested area of my property, and the hook has been an excellent tool for ripping and cutting the vines running along the forest floor and cutting smaller vines going up trees. As a general machete for clearing trails or areas of brush it functions fairly well. It clears areas at the ground level well and seems like it would be a great tool for clearing campsites in the bush. Its okay at hacking big vines or springy branches, but it lacks enough heft to really be great. Its mediocre at wood chopping tasks and is a poor substitute for a good hatchet, the curve of the blade and the blunt blade end can make it difficult to get a good hit on any larger round wood. I don't really like the blunt section at the end of the blade. Although its part of what makes it good at clearing out areas to ground level, it causes a lot of missed hits when cutting through thicker brush and vines, and it can be really jarring when a hard strike at wood smacks the blunt area instead of the blade. Overall I think its a good tool, it seems well made, functions well, its light and easy to carry and the hook is actually really useful. I use it a lot and have been very pleased with it.

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