Ka-Bar Cutlass Machete - 1248
Ka-Bar Cutlass Machete
Description / Ka-Bar Cutlass Machete
The Ka-Bar Cutlass Machete can cut through brush, branches, and clear camp sites effortlessly. With the need for a large blade that is easy to transport and capable of heavy duty work, Ka-Bar produced the Cutlass which has won praise from outdoor enthusiasts and professionals since it was first sold.
- Tough and Capable Machete
- Blade Length: 11"
- Overall Length: 16.5"
- Made from 1085 Carbon Steel
- Includes Leather/Cordura Sheath
- Backed by Ka-Bar's Limited Lifetime Warranty
Beautiful & Badass Blade; Sad Sheath!
How could Ka-Bar associate this terribly cheap Sheath with such an awesome blade?!!? Pro's: I really like the blade! Great design, balance & quality.. (so far) .. Sharp- like get to work on something or combat ready Sharp! Such a nice looking machete, blade, knife!!! The handle Rules, seriously.. in feel, comfort, grip, size & look!.. Even the Sheath looks good, but!
Con's: seriously cheap, terrible quality Sheath for a blade that is really Sharp. I'm torn: because this is a really nice blade & such a ridiculous & cheap *ss Sheath, scabbard!.. Ugh!
Weight is just right for medium chopper
My measured weight is slightly over 18oz. My heavy choppers are condors at 22 - 24oz and 19". I needed this smaller, lighter chopper which also has a sharp tip. It's a versatile knife not too heavy and not too long. Unless you need a dedicated chopper, this is perfect. It came very sharp out of the box. For the price, the sheath is excellent.
Very excited about what this adds my camping and bushcrafting!
This thing loves to work, and I'm thrilled with it! I've owned several machetes and this one is shorter than what I was picturing in my mind before it arrived...but, now that I've used it, I think it is probably the perfect size. It's easy to control and comfortable to carry either on my hip or in my pack. I feel that this knife better meets the needs of a woodland machete vs a jungle machete, because it loves to chop and split wood. I find it to be more versatile in fire prep and shelter building than an axe. The sheath far exceeded my expectations - outstanding design and well crafted. I was considering other tools priced at $100-$200, but I'm convinced this was a superior option for $60!
Buy it, you'll be glad you did.
Even if you already own a machete, you don't own one like this Ka-Bar. It has its place in any tool lineup, and you will immediately realize that the first time you pick it up.
great price for quality and brand name
Best chopper I’ve found that covers all my needs, especially price !
I bought this a few months ago it is a unbelievable chopper. I cut a bunch of stuff around the yard the day I got it. But really before we had a Halloween party I cut up wood for our fire. Al let me say this thing shines. It is a amazing camping yard clearing trail clearing machine.
I would not have a problem taking this an a pocket knife backpacking an feel like I got everything covered.
The blade is screaming sharp the handle is well designed to hook to your hand. It is a good all around chopper camp knife. Really I can’t think of anything I don’t like about it. Well I wish the sheath was designed differently since I’m left handed but seems like nobody cares about that part of the population we just adapt.
But as for the cuttless machete it’s a must have. Really the way big knives are getting discontinued I would jump on it before you never know it’s gone not saying they are but try an find a big Bowie that isn’t $200 nobody has any right now. So just saying
Hubby loves it!
Hubby’s in love with it. I’m jealous lol.
Like every other Ka-Bar I've ever owned...and I own many...this is a GREAT BLADE.
Very weak easily broken
Very disappointed with the quality of the steel very weak and broke only after sharpening 3 times.
great cutting machine
great handling, fits perfectly in my hand. Love it better than my machetes.