The Barong is common throughout all of Southeast Asia. Often used as an agricultural tool, it is also known as a savagely effective implement of warfare.brbrA popular blade style within the Filipino martial arts, the Barong has a fearsome reputation for inflicting massive wounds and deep slashing cuts.brbrThe Barong also makes an excellent bushcraft tool. Cleaving vines and branches with ease. Its classically shaped down-turned polypropylene handle anchors the blade in the hand and helps to resist centrifugal forces when making a hard chopping or slashing strokes.brbrIts beautifully curved 18 inch leaf shaped blade is made from 1055 Carbon Steel with a baked on, matte black finish to aid in rust resistance, and each Barong comes complete with a Cor-Ex sheath for ease of carry and convenience of use.brbrMany of the employees here at Cold Steel, including company President Lynn C. Thompson are practitioners of the Filipino Martial Arts and have great admiration for the Barong. Cold steel is proud to release this interpretation of the classic Barong to modern tactical Machete offerings.brbrSpecificationsbrbr- Blade Length 18br- Overall Length 24 12br- Steel 1055 Carbon Steel with Black Baked on Anti Rust Matte Finishbr- Weight 24 oz Approx.br- Blade Thickness 2.8 mmbr- Handle 6 12 Long Polypropylenebr- Sheath Cor-Ex
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