Though designed primarily to deal with the more dense and wooded vegetation of Malaysia and Indonesia, the stronger chopping action of this traditional jungle tribesmans machete makes it a perfect killing weapon! Featuring a distinctive shape in which both the spine and the edge of the blade are curved, the very thick blade on this parang makes short work of branches or vines and chops very well. Ideal for cutting the strongest wood without lodging in the material and perfect for clearing a path, the 19.5 inch machete is very evenly weighted with full tang construction boosting durability. With a distinctive Killer Green finish, the ergonomic textured rubber grip helps to maximize comfort while minimizing slippage. This formidable weapon can be carried either for protection or as a utility tool and comes with a FREE mildew resistant nylon snap fastened sheath as well as a carrying loop. Overall Length: 19.5 Inches Blade Length: 13 Inches Blade Material: Stainless Steel, Anodized black finish, 0.5 Inch silver lining Blade Thickness: 3.50 mm Handle Length: 6.5 Inches Handle Material: ABS Includes: Black nylon snap fastened sheath, Belt loop.