Ka Bar Parang

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  1. JD Miller

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    My new Ka-Bar Parang

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    That looks ready for some fun. Go get it dirty! :D
     
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    nice work!
     
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    I didn't even know they made a parang, nice score.
     
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  5. JD Miller

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    Its a modified Ka-Bar Swabbie. One of those goofy looking zombie blades. Except its 1095 cro-van steel, .25" thick. Made in USA.

    I Ground off all the point crap.
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    Nice mods, turning a zombie killer into something a bit more practical.
     
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    I would have kept the tip pointed, but other than that your mod is awesome!
     
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    Turned out great.
    How does it chop?
     
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    Nice mods!
     
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    How deep did it chop before and after ?
     
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    Chops great... I only bought it with the idea to modify it into a parang soon as I got it
    Turned out better than I thought
    The pointy tip was real thin, kinda dangerous too, easy to poke yourself. The tip was warped alittle to one side from the heat treat

    1/4 inch thick
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    Another Guys pic same mod

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    Very nice!
     
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    What mods did you do?
     

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