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Cold Steel 16 Inch Jungle Machete with Sheath

Rated 4.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)
Cold Steel
  • Blade Length:  16″
  • Overall Length: 22″
  • Textured hard polypropylene handle
  • Bush Style SAE 1055 High-Carbon Steel with Black Baked-On Anti Rust Matte Finish
  • Imported from South Africa
  • Primary grind established at factory but may require further sharpening for desired edge.
  • Sheath included
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Made from spring tempered 1055 carbon steel, the Cold Steel Jungle Machete is incredibly tough. With the weight-forward balance necessary to chop through vines, saplings, brush and even small trees, and a sharp point that offers a multitude of survival and bushcraft capabilities. The Jungle Machete is sold fully sharpened, and shipped with a sturdy Cor-Ex sheath.

SKU: CS97JMS Categories: ,
Brand

Blade Length

16 in.

Total Length

22 in.

Weight

1 lb. 7 oz.

Weight with Sheath

1 lb. 12 oz.

Width at Widest Point

2 3/4 in.

Blade Composition

1055 High Carbon Steel

Blade Thickness (Above Handle / At Tip)

2.8 mm. / 2.8 mm.

Blade Style

Blade Detail

Primary grind established at factory but may require sharpening before first use.

Full Tang

Yes

Handle Features

Lanyard Hole

Handle Material

Hard Plastic / Polypropylene

Handle Style

Quillon

Country of Origin

South Africa

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  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Charles

    If you intend to have only one machete, this is a good choice.

    PROS:
    – Short enough to pack, but long enough to do clear brush. – Blade shape gives versatility – belly to chop and slice, flat to draw cut and carve, acute tip to pierce.
    – Blade stout and tough enough to dig holes and hammer nails.
    – Comes sharp and takes a keen edge with ease.
    – Comfortable handle.
    – Functional sheath.

    CONS:
    – Baked-on coating wears poorly.
    – Edge came mostly sharp, but had some burrs – (easy fix with a file).
    – No ricasso (makes fine carving difficult – easily fixed by flattening edge near handle with a file).
    – Handle lacks traction (fixed with hockey tape).

    Charles