1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

  2. Week 25 of the BladeForums.com Year of Giveaways is live! Enter to win a Spyderco Manix 2

    Click here to enter the drawing for your chance to win a Spyderco Manix 2 , Bladeforums.com swag or memberships!
    Be sure to read the rules before entering, and help us decide next week's giveaway by hitting the poll in that thread!

    Entries will close at 11:59PM Saturday, June 22 ; winners will be drawn on Sunday @ 5pm on our Youtube Channel: TheRealBladeForums. Bonus prizes will be given during the livestream!


    Questions? Comments? Post in the discussion thread here

15n20 short machete

Discussion in 'Hammer & Tongs' started by running bird, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. running bird

    running bird

    277
    Sep 29, 2015
    I cut out a design for a short machete and I need some opinions on the design.

    Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/yDv9Z

    Specs:

    Steel: 15n20

    Over all length: 14.5"

    Blade length:10"

    Handle length: 4.5"

    Blade width: 1.5"

    Grip width: 1"

    Thickness: 1/16"

    What is a good hardness to shoot for during the HT? I was thinking somewhere around 56-57 to get a good balence. Do you think 58 would be pushing it for a machete this thin?

    Thanks for helping,
    Kevin
     

Share This Page