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    Default my jungle bolos(machetes)

    I use these here in the rainforest of S.E. Asia,,many of our Military brought these home because they have the master makers here. Made by a people who depend on these in everyday life.full-951-59110-new_bolos_from_batangas_006.jpg


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    The reverse flat ginds with the convex edge are interesting to me. I can see why they might perform well by design.
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    cowboy,,u got it right!!!! And sheer strength of good steel.

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    Here is my take on making a Kukri/Bolo.....

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    My brother was over to the Philippines a couple years ago and brought me back a couple bolos. Seem like a handy design.

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    Quote Originally Posted by randyt View Post
    My brother was over to the Philippines a couple years ago and brought me back a couple bolos. Seem like a handy design.
    many different designs

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    The design I have is handy

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    arnis to download.jpg2164080.jpgbatangaspicswithbarangaybalisong044.jpg
    Quote Originally Posted by randyt View Post
    The design I have is handy
    They are all handy for certain purposes and regions,i have many myself but i travel all over Rp2729f631d0af9c575490318af76ea45f.jpg$(KGrHqUOKjcE5mEQgB-(BOl!7,8w(Q~~60_3.jpg
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