I wanted a knife that would help me bridge a gap between a big knife (good chopper but too slow for light brush) and a short machete (swift but not enough heft to chop efficiently). Hopefully this does it. It's 12" O1 blade, 3/16 ffg with a distal taper. Handle should be long enough to provide good balance. It comes with T.M.Hunt workmanship and @Allen Morrison sheath. I mean does it get any better? Hoping to get it in time for my next trip. Fingers crossed.