Schrade SCHKM1 Machete.
This is a truly professional grade machete. The craftsmanship is awesome, and it has a slip resistant handle, black coating designed to resist glare and reflection, and offers the owner a blade that really is razor sharp. This machete is an excellent tool as far as its performance, makeup, and design. The weight of the knife is perfectly in balance, and even the first time user will be able to put this tool to good use while maintaining control and accuracy while chopping up materials.
Out of the box, what you get is a 4.8 ounce tool that is 19.5 inches in length, with a 13.5 inch blade. The handle is 6.4 inches long, and the blade has a thickness of 1/8th of an inch. The blade is made of a stainless steel with an awesome powder black coating. The knife has an ample lanyard hole, and the product comes with a diamond stone sharpener, and with a flint and steel.
The knife is expertly designed and crafted. Comes with a quite heavy and durable sheath and sharpener. Has a thick and heavy blade, and a very easy to grip, as well as comfortable handle which is rubber molded. The product comes with a sling as well as a belt loop enabling the owner to carry the machete at the waist or over the shoulder. Both the sling and the loop can be kept out of the way via the Velcro strap provided.
The knife blade has a full tang, and the blade is made out of 3 cr 13 high grade stainless steel. Will not rust on you in moist or salt sea air environments. The steel offers serious hardness but also is not so hard as to chip easily when in use, and can endure hours of use with serious impact involved. The blade is heavy and thick, and holds up well to thick cutting and chopping jobs. The blade holds it’s edge for quite a duration, and does not need re sharpening so often. This tool easily cuts through one inch branches with just a single swing of the knife.
As for the grip, the handle is quite ergonomic, and melds to whatever hand is using it. The shape of the blade makes sure that the weight distribution is just right when delivering a chopping blow.
Take some time out and read other comments and reviews of this product and you will see that customers are very satisfied with their purchases. This is a highly recommended product for the price, and will give good service to it’s owner for years to come.