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|1 of 1 people found the following review helpful|
||It' worth what you pay for it. - 1/21/2014|
|Reviewer: ||C.T. in AZ|
|I bought this to take with me when I go on extended hikes. It is just a tad bit heavier than I would like but not a deal breaker. I still plan to take it. Out of the box the fit and finish was about what I expected for the money. The "coated" blade is just cheap black paint which I stripped with spray on stripper, which took about 10 minutes.
The steel underneath is very rough and will take some work to polish up.
The cutting edge was ok at best. I chopped a piece of pine that was about a year old and about 7" in diameter. I chopped through but it took some work. I sharpened the blade and chopped the same piece of wood and it made a huge difference. The blade maintained it new edge pretty well. Once I was done testing the new edge it only took a quick hit with the polishing stone to get the edge back to razor sharp.
Am I happy with it? Yes
Would I buy another? Yes|