Gerber Bear Grylls Compact Parang

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The Gerber Bear Grylls Compact Parang is a lightweight, easier-to-pack alternative to a standard, full-size machete.

- REI

Gerber Camp & Hike Bear Grylls Compact Parang 31002072. For the rest of us a weekend spent swinging a big blade like that is a quick way to make enemies with whole set of shoulder muscles you never knew you had. Which is why Gerber paired down the Bear Grylls Compact Parang to more packable convenient size. Modeled after the tool Indonesian tribesman have carried into the jungles for generations the Compact Parang is Gerbers shoulder-friendly answer to the standard full-size machete. By combining Gerbers decades of experience crafting tools and Bear Grylls adventure knowledge this stout sturdy blade acts as a lumberjack on the trail and a surgeon around camp. It can whack through thick grass and woody brush all day then chop vegetables and whittle fire starter by night. The Blade: Small and Sturdy The size and shape of its 1-pound blade focuses weight toward the tip for more power behind every swing. And with a high carbon steel full tang construction its not going to bend bow or wobble when it strikes hardwood. Its compact 9.3-inch blade makes it easier to handle in dense underbrush. Zero-Slip Grip The grippy rubberized handle fills your hand and the oversized bolster and butt on either end of the handle keeps the tool snug in your palm swing after sweaty swing. Finally just to be on the safe side a lanyard cord slips around your wrist for that last measure of no-slip insurance. When youre not using the Parang to break trail or open a coconut slide it into its military-grade mildew-resistant sheath and strap it to your belt or the outside of your pack. On the back of the sheath youll find land-to-air rescue signals. It also comes with a copy of Bears Priorities of Survival Pocket Guide to help you focus your attention on the details that matter most when you are in a jam. Full Tang Construction High Carbon Steel Blade Angled Blade for Clearing Brush Lanyard Cord Enhances Grip Security Ergonomic Handle Priorities of Survival Guide Overall Length: 15.08 (38.3cm)

- CampSaver.com

Outdoor survival expert Bear Grylls has teamed up with Gerber to make a premium line of tools. The Parang is a modern version of the machete. Features include angled blade ideal for clearing limbs and brush; 9.3" blade made of high carbon steel for strength and ease of sharpening; full tang construction boosts swing weight and durability. Ergonomic textured rubber grip maximizes comfort and reduces slippage. Lanyard cord enhances grip security. Nylon sheath is lightweight, military grade, mildew resistant and features Land to Air rescue signals on the back. Includes Bear's Priorities of Survival pocket guide. Imported. Blade Length 9.34". Overall Length 15". Weight with sheath 13.6 oz.

- L.L.Bean

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