This 1-18 Sawback Machete features an 18" full tang 1095 carbon steel blade with a black zinc phosphate finish. The back of the OKC 1-18 Sawback Machete features super sharp teeth on the spine of the machete - hence "sawback" in the name. The 1-18 Sawback Machete has a high impact polymer handle that is shatterproof and features steel compression rivets. Overall, the 1-18 Sawback Machete is 23.25" long with a blade thickness of .125".
The 1-18 Sawback Machete does not come with a sheath, but a separate 18 Inch Machete Sheath #8280 can be purchased for this model.
Ontario Knife Company has been manufacturing the 1-18 Sawback Machete under U.S. Government Specs for over 60 years. The 1-18 Sawback Machete is one of the most popular 18 Inch Machetes on the market today.
To keep your machete edge in tip-top condition we recommend "The Puck"
from Lansky Sharpeners.