The Barong heralds from Southeast Asia, originally used as an agricultural tool and an effective weapon during wartime. The Barong has an impressive lineage in the realm of Filipino Martial Culture and is still used by Martial Artists nowadays. It is also an excellent bushcraft tool for cleaving vines and branches easily. Featuring a beautifully curved 18-inch leaf-shaped blade made from 1055 Carbon Steel with a baked-on matte black finish to help prevent rust and corrosion. Its traditionally influenced down-turned polypropylene handle is not only nice but it also helps you to anchor the blade in the hand when making hard chopping or slashing strokes. A Cor-Ex sheath is included for ease of carrying and convenience of use in the field.
Weight: ~ 24 oz.
Blade Length: 18"
Handle: 6 1/2" Black, long polypropylene
Steel: 1055 Carbon Steel with Black Baked-On Anti Rust Matte Finish