This machete is equipped to do work! The hand guard protects you hand and also helps with grip when swinging through brush. Schrade Knives – Large Outback Machete with Black Polypropylene Handles. Model: SCHMACH22. 22 overall. 16 5/8" 400 stainless black coated blade. Black polypropylene handle. Black composition belt sheath. Hang packaged".