Are Condor machetes good?

Condor Tool & Knife is a household name when it comes to high-quality machete design and production. Their blades feature only the most durable and efficient materials. Typically, they use 1095 or 1075 carbon stainless steel for their blades which are heat treated and annealed to about 50-55 HRC.

What is the best Condor machete?

The Golok is a beautiful machete, and one of Condor’s finest products. It has a hardwood handle, and the blade material is 1075 high carbon steel with an epoxy black powder coating. This wonderful machete is terrific for cutting thick, green vegetation, and it won’t lodge in the green wood in the process.

Is Condor a good Knife?

Condor is one of my favorite brands of knives because their blades are suitable for a wide variety of different purposes (such as hiking, camping, hunting, home use, and bushcraft), are well-built, and are not incredibly expensive.

Where are Condor machetes made?

El Salvador
Condor Tool and Knife originated in 1787 as the GEBR WEYESBERG COMPANY in Solingen, Germany and has been producing quality machetes and knives for over 225 years. In 1964, the company opened a new facility in Santa Ana, El Salvador where their world-famous edged tools are produced today.

Who makes a good machete?

Our Top Picks

  • Best Overall. Gerber Gator Bolo Machete.
  • Best Bang For The Buck. Tramontina Machete.
  • Best Short. Condor Tool & Knife Pack Golok.
  • Best Heavy-Duty. CRKT Halfachance Fixed Blade Parang Machete.
  • Best For Clearing Brush. Condor Tool & Knife Golok.
  • Best For Chopping Wood. Tramontina Bolo.
  • Best For Camping. Woodman’s Pal 2.0.

Are Condor knives made in USA?

Condor is a German knife firm (Condor Knife & Tool), yet most of its items are made in El Salvador and Florida.

What steel is best for machete?

Carbon steel
Carbon steel is the traditional, functional material for machete blades. It is harder and less expensive than stainless and retains its edge longer, but it is vulnerable to rust and difficult to resharpen. Stainless steel is most used for decorative and ceremonial blades.