Thai dha machete

Machete variants of world / ethnographic / non-European weaponry have grown to pe popular the past decade or so, and I heartily approve - they're a great inexpensive learning tool for how edged weapons of other cultures handled - and they're also a fun way to keep your yard trimmed (just don't try to cut really big things with a machete - they're not axes - I had one idiot friend get a lot of stitches after attempting to cut 1 1/2" tree branches with a machete while balanced on his roof). Anyway - cultural machetes = cool.

This Thai dha machete is made in South Africa (can't get too much more multicultral than that), and features a full tang 1055HC steel blade with a baked-on anti-rust matte black finish and a nearly-indestructible polypropylene molded-over-steel two-handed hilt. The (non-historical) back-strapped sheath is sturdy cordura nylon.

length: 36 1/4"
blade: 21 3/4"
blade width: 1 7/8" at widest
blade thickness: 4mm.
hilt: 14 1/2"
balance point: 2 5/8"
weight: 1 lb 14.9 oz

Price: $50

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