Condor Knife and Tool Review

Discussion in 'Knives/Cutlery' started by BarryHalls, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. BarryHalls

    BarryHalls G&G Enthusiast

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    I've had a Condor machete for a while, sharp as the devil's tongue! Love the thing, but recently it broke. So I contacted their sales dept. and they asked for a picture of the broken blade along with length. In a few days they had shipped me a replacement. I got it in a few days ago, and it's sharper than the last one! Cut myself on it (pretty good too!) before I got it out of the packaging! (well, that's out of the way!)

    Attached are pictures of both.

    The replacement is more handsome than the original!

    I have to say, I couldn't be happier with their product or service!

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    Dang Good

    BarryHalls: Sir, that is both:) a nice machete with customer service :)
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    Inazone G&G Regular

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    I ordered one of their Rodan knives that I'm eagerly awaiting, and while I have no doubts about the quality based on so many positive reviews, it's also encouraging to hear of good customer service experiences.
  4. BarryHalls

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    Their service COULD have been more prompt, but only a little. I got my new machete with no hassle or expense. I couldn't be happier.
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    BarryHalls: Sir, forgot to ask. How did you break it
  6. BarryHalls

    BarryHalls G&G Enthusiast

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    I didn't, lol. My friend, who had given me the machete as a Christmas gift, broke it clean in two, without warning, while using it to cut fire wood (probably a heavy application for the blade to start with). I also suspect that they there must have been some manufacturing defect, some micro fracture as a result of a heat treating mistake or flaw in the steel manufacture.

    The blade has seen some use though, and has been a good one. Unless this one breaks in the same way in the next 5 years, I'll continue to give the company my support.

    It has been so much easier to use and so much more effective than any other machete I have used I may continue to use them even if I continue to break them!
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    They seem to have a good variety of products ('cause you can never have too many slashy/stabby things) and I need to replace a lost Cold Steel Bushman. Their Golok Knife has my interest currently, I think they will be getting my business :)
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    For a quality chopper, you'll have trouble finding one better. Their bush knives are awesome. They look funny, but work very well.
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