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A Look At The Best Machetes on the Market

November 25, 2016

A Look At The Best Machetes On The Market Machetes are versatile chopping and cutting tools that have been used for centuries as effective bush and plant clearing implements, as well as brutal weapons in combat. There is no single origin story for the machete, given the many diverse varieties they come in around the world. […]

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Machete vs Hatchet

November 25, 2016

Machete vs HatchetThe machete vs hatchet debate is a highly contested one – survivalists and outdoor adventurers from all parts of the world have their own preference in this regard, and vouch for it quite forcefully. It is indeed true that both hatchets and machetes are impressive, essential tools, and both wouldn’t look out of […]

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Finding the Best Kukri Machete

October 31, 2016

Finding the Best Kukri Machete The kukri (or khukhuri) machete is a renowned cutting tool originating in the mountains of Nepal. Enjoying a mythical status in that country, this incredibly versatile machete has been used as a deadly weapon in times of war and as a reliable farm implement in times of peace. The British […]

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Machete vs Sword

July 17, 2016

Machete vs SwordA machete or a sword – which is better? This question will have crossed the minds of anyone who has seen flicks such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy or the Machete film series. Seriously speaking though, the machete vs sword debate is made all the more complicated because the two look […]

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How To Sharpen a Machete

July 17, 2016

How To Sharpen a MacheteMachetes are probably some of the most commonly used blades in the world – anyone who’s had to clear bush at their farm, travel through forested expanses, or cut off unwanted branches from their hedges / trees will attest to that. You can get one on the cheap nowadays from both […]

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Machete vs Katana

July 15, 2016

Machete vs KatanaThe katana, a Japanese sword popularized in the West by the legend of the Samurai, and by depictions portraying the stoic Japanese warrior taking on foes much stronger than him, has become a coveted item for any martial arts fan’s collection. The same goes for a machete, which has enjoyed a globally popular […]

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The Best Machete For Clearing Brush

June 11, 2016

The Best Machete For Clearing BrushOwning a fairly large amount of untamed land and a husband who loves DIY gardening means a huge chunk of free time spent clearing underbrush. Surely I tried to persuade him to hire a gardener to do the labor, but he just seemed to take brush clearing as a hobby. […]

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The Best Survival Machete

June 6, 2016

The Best Survival MacheteMy husband and I love adventure so much; it could easily be our middle name. Being nature and adventure lovers, we make sure to spend any time that we get free from work exploring and admiring the wilderness.But the tricky thing about wilderness is that sometimes, in unoccupied places, it’s possible for […]

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The Best Machete For Chopping Wood

June 6, 2016

The Best Machete For Chopping WoodMy husband and I own a large untamed property filled with wild underbrush and a lot of different types of trees. With him being in the carpentry business, chopping wood has become an activity that I am exposed to on a daily business. Whether it is for a client or […]