The Gemlight Panga Machete is mostly used in the Caribbean and Africa. Its deep belly provides weight for chopping and curvature for slicing. The upturned point can concentrate force on a small area for piercing.
As the high carbon steel blade is more robust than a stainless-steel blade. And also this machete gives a carbon steel blade that maintains sharpness much longer than any other type of module. Quenching and Tempering which make the full blade get more hardness and toughness. Also, the blade is anti-rust as well as protected with clear coat protection. You have to dry it after use properly.
The Three lines become the sinew of the blade, and provide best quality and it has a full tang, and the handle is constructed with two pieces of wood engrossed together.
It comes with a slanted point that lets you force to concentrate on the required area of the piercing. Somewhat have given other names to this Panga machete including data, burriquito, Puerto, linear, cutlass machete, Rican, swamp master, rotator, and Viking.
|Brand||Gemlight or OEM/ODM||Blade Style||Panga|
|Blade Length||22inch or 12 to 22inch||Total length||depands|
|Blade Material||High Carbon Steel Blade with Mn Enhanced/ SAE1070||Blade Heat Treatment||Full Blade Quenching and Tempering|
|Blade Hardness||HRC45-55||Full Tang||Yes|
|Blade Feather||Grooved 3 line||Blade Edge Type||Pre-Sharped|
|Surface Treatment||Fine Polished or Spray Blade coated||Surface Protection||Gemlight Special Anti-rust Oil coated|
|Blade Thickness||Above Handle: 2.0mmAt Tip: 2.0mm or OEM||Blade Detail||Primary grind established at the factory|
|Handle Features||Riveted||Handle material||Wood or Plastic|
|Country of Origin||China||Length Group||12inch above|
Another Panga Machete is mostly used in the Caribbean and Africa. As all Panga machetes have a deep and hollow belly, similarly Caribbean Panga in the weight it requires to chop off woods. This machete design is also a curvature for slicing.
If you are looking at the best machete for slicing and cutting then this machete will work great even for thick woody vegetation. Furthermore, this machete is also worked perfectly in outdoor survival, camping, and plant.