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Cold Steel - Chinese Sword Machete with Sheath - CS97TCHS

Cold Steel - Chinese Sword Machete with Sheath
 

Please note: Demonstrations in these videos may represent torture tests under ideal conditions and do not imply a sword will handle this type of activity consistently. Swords should only be used to cut approved materials, and proper training should be sought before partaking in this dangerous activity.
Overall Length: 38'' Blade: 23 1/2''
Retail Price:$59.99
$44.95

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Blade:†1055 High Carbon Steel
Weight:†2 lb 10.4 oz
Edge:† Sharp
P.O.B.:†5 1/4''
Thickness:†2.9 mm - 2.8 mm
Width:†46 mm - 83 mm
Grip Length:†10 1/4''
Pommel:†Integrated
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Cold Steelís Dadao Machete is an excellent way to harness the ferocious cleaving power of the Chinese Dadao at a budget price; the blade is tempered 1055 high carbon steel and it possesses a sharp edge and a black, baked-on rust-resistance finish. The full tang is fitted with a tough polypropylene handle with molded cord detailing for an improved grip. The sword comes with a nylon Cor-Ex sheath with buttoned retaining straps and a hard impact plastic tip. It has a long, adjustable strap which allows it to be worn on the back.

Practical and utilitarian, the Dadao had its origins as a no-frills peasant tool and weapon designed to chop into and split a target in a single, powerful blow. A favorite weapon of Chinese peasant militias and rural patrols, the Dadao naturally found itself wielded as a standard weapon of the Chinese forces resisting the Japanese Army in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945).

Making the most of their territorial knowledge, the Chinese found the Dadao to be exceptionally useful in ambushes and nighttime raids where the harrowing close-combat capabilities of the Dadao could be used to full shock effect. In these situations, soldiers with Dadao sometimes found themselves crossing blades with Japanese officers armed with Katanas.
 






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