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    Hey guys, I want a large knife specifically for chopping. I know the benefits of hatchets, hawks, and machetes. I just want a chopper. I would like to find something for around $50.

    I have been looking at the Condor Kumunga, and like it. Anyone have experience with it?

    Or any other recommendations?

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    MTECH Bowie?

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    Most Condor stuff is solid. I've bought one knife as a gift and two machetes for myself. If you are okay with fit and finish imperfections, and putting a better edge on it, it will likely serve you perfectly. I look at Condors as project knives: fixer-uppers.

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    I've got a BK7 that's a good chopper, a BK9 would work even better I suppose. You will need to find one used most likely though.

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    I have a Cold Steel Kukri Machete. That thing would fit the bill perfectly. About $25 for it, nice a think, hefty and has amazing batoning and chopping power.

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    condor khukri, the new design with distal taper. about $46 with nice sheath ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoraBob View Post
    I have a Cold Steel Kukri Machete. That thing would fit the bill perfectly. About $25 for it, nice a think, hefty and has amazing batoning and chopping power.
    A Kukri will out chop any other large knife, if chopping is what you want, get a kukri... They are specifically designed for chopping.

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    You could also consider the Condor Hudson Bay:

    http://www.amazon.com/Condor-Hudson-...dson+bay+knife

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    I second the kukri, either order one from India such as from the kukri house or get the Condor heavy duty kukri.

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