Gerber makes some of the best survival tools in the wold today. This dual purpose machete has two purposes: chopping and sawing. The 18 inch blade features a full performance saw on one side, a 15 inch fine edge blade on the other. With a Gator Grip handle to keep it secure in your hand, it is ready for just about anything in your way. The Blade is made of high carbon steel, and the sheath is of nylon material. Weights in at 18Oz. and the overall length is 25.7"