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Rhodesian Bush knife

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Rhodesian Bush knife

Postby richardtl » Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:32 pm

Rhodesian machete/bush knife

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Re: Rhodesian Bush knife

Postby richardtl » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:37 pm

Another variation. These machetes/bush knives were used for clearing helicopter land zones and bush for bases etc.

The story I've heard from a number of sources is the blade is an ex landrover leaf spring and the handle was cast in the local bata factory.

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Re: Rhodesian Bush knife

Postby slaaibak » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:51 pm

Good find oom - thay dont come up very often
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