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Now offering machete blanks

Discussion in 'The Huntsman Knife Company' started by Huntsman Knife Co., May 14, 2016.

  1. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    I've gotten alot of requests from people for blanks lately so I figured I'd offer some for guys who like to do their own handles. I have very little time to work since I'm in school full time so these are a good way for me to still get some blades out with limited shop time.

    I have two styles avilable for order, Classic (top) and Bolo (bottom)
    They are ground, sharpened and ready for handles. They have two 1/4th holes and a 3/8th hole for pins and lanyards. Like all my blades, these are warrantied for life against breakage or extreme damage.

    Here's a quick write up on this style of machete.

    The Fell Beast is a new hybrid breed of machete that I've developed specifically for use in hardwood forests where extreme durability is required and failure is not an option. It is a heavier, more powerful machete designed for everything from clearing blackberries to felling hardwood trees. They are extremely tough, fast in hand, and with proper technique, will out chop any tool in its weight class. Made from 52100 steel with a spring tempered spine and 58RC edge, these will hold up to extreme use where other machetes chip, roll, or suffer catastrophic failure.

    Steel- 52100 with spring tempered spine and 57-58 RC edge
    Length- 23.5in overall
    Blade Length- 17.5in
    Thickness- .108

    $149 shipped CONUS for either

    PM me or email me at huntsmanknifeco AT gmail to place an order

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    Last edited: May 14, 2016
  2. Tarsis22

    Tarsis22

    11
    May 12, 2016
    What's the weight on these? and are they flexible at all?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  3. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    Hey Tarsis22,

    I'm not sure about just the blank, but the classic model is ~20 ounces with micarta scales and the bolo is ~23 ounces with micarta scales.

    And they are very flexible but stiffer than most normal machetes. Here's a flex pic. I had to crank pretty hard to get it to this angle.

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  4. Tarsis22

    Tarsis22

    11
    May 12, 2016
    Thanks for the reply Huntsman,

    I was looking at your work, impressive to say the least, do you have any finished with handles and all?
     
  5. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    Not at the moment. Ill have some finished machetes in July after I get my first internship finished and have some time to work.
     
  6. Vibeinfinite

    Vibeinfinite

    14
    Nov 12, 2015
    Did you still have any of these bad boys for sale?
     
  7. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    Yes I have both the Bolo and classic model blanks available.
     
  8. dogrunner

    dogrunner Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 26, 2003
    This may seem an odd question because you sell complete built blades, but would you consider selling a set of scales if I already had the blade? I never got around to putting scales on and have just been using it wrapped (works ok, but I want terotuff scales one of these days).
     
  9. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    I don't think I can do scales. I have to marry the scales to the tang with the grinder and unless you have access to a belt sander the fit will not be right.
     
  10. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    Email sent.
     
  11. woodysone

    woodysone Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Received blank today, couldn't be happier! Thanks Hunter
     
  12. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    Can't wait to see how it performs for you!
     
  13. on_the_edge

    on_the_edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2006
    Can you give me an estimate on the minimum length and width needed for usable handle material for a machete please?
     
  14. Huntsman Knife Co.

    Huntsman Knife Co. KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 10, 2010
    You need at least a 6.25x2. However I would recommend 6.5x2 just to give some breathing room. My finished scales are 6.10 in length.
     

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