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  Machete - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The modern machete is very similar to some forms of the medieval falchion (a type of sword), differing mainly in the lack of a guard and a simpler hilt, though some machetes do have a guard for greater protection of hands during work.
Machetes were the primary weapon used by the Interahamwe militias in the Rwandan Genocide, as well as the distinctive tool/weapon of the Haitian Tonton Macoute.
Since the 1950s, most modern factory-made machetes are of very simple construction, consisting of a blade and full-length tang punched from a single piece of flat steel plate of uniform thickness (and thus lack a primary grind), and a simple grip of two plates of wood or plastic bolted or rivetted together around the tang.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Machete   (1095 words)

 Notes on the Development of the Machete
The machete, as used in America, was developed from the primitive whacking sticks used by natives to beat through the bush; some trace the design influence to the sailors' cutlass or the Californios' espada de ancha, though both of those are definitely weapons and are much more complex and much more expensive to make.
The machete is, instead, held loosely between the thumb and first finger and allowed to pivot in the hand through a large arc, thus slicing its way through the soft, herbaceous vegetation common in the American tropics and that of the Pacific Islands.
The machete is truly a common implement, in the sense that it is the implement of the common man, the campesino who does the work on the plantation, the hacienda, and the ranchero.
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 Machete with Nylon Sheath - MWArt.com
Machete is a large heavy knife used especially in Latin-American countries in cutting sugarcane and clearing underbrush.
The machete as we know it today appears in many forms and shapes and goes by different names in the English speaking areas of colonization in Africa and the Far East than it does in America.
The use of the term machete in Spain is also applied to cutting implements of diverse sizes and purposes from quasi-swords designated in some areas as cutachas to short bayonet-like complex sidearms used by artillery men for clearing gun positions and for close-in defense before the age of rapid firing handguns.
mwart.com /xq/ASP.product/pid.2200/.../qx/machete-with-nylon-sheath.htm   (156 words)

 J & L, Knives, Economy Machete
This Sheath Machete is equipped with a 18" carbon steel blade and is 22 5/8" overall length.
This Sheath Machete is equipped with a 18" carbon steel blade and also a serrated top edge.
The total machete is 22 5/8" overall length.
www.selfdefenseproducts.com /new_knives/machete/economy.htm   (169 words)

Employing a three element modular wing, the MACHETE series is designed to accommodate 5º swept wings of either 15% or 10% thick chord or (in the case of the SM-47) a forward swept wing of 10% thick supercritical section.
The MACHETE wing is a modular, three-piece, fail-safe structure consisting of an integrated center section and port and starboard outer sections.
The MACHETE fuselage is a compact unit consisting of the fuselage core, radome and engine cowling.
www.stavatti.com /machete/m_overview.html   (5170 words)

 The Machete Official Homepage - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Machete started off as a "we have to get together sometime and play some metal"-thing between Teemu, Kuisma (Mokoma) and Juha (ex-Mind Riot) in late winter / early spring 2003.
In early June 2004 the first Machete demo was finally completed and the group was now ready to crawl out of the cellar and into the open.
Well before The Machete entered studio, Kuisma had been struggling to divide his time between two bands and personal life and In January 2005, it was agreed with Kuisma that a new bass player was needed.
www.the-machete.com /bio.htm   (442 words)

 www.cocomachete.com | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Coco Machete Records, Blunted Funk in Association with XLR8R Magazine Present Lance "Land Shark" DeSardi in "A Night Called Thatch" Friday June 4, 2004 NYC, a vast soundscape stretching from the dark alleyways of NYC, to the fine sands of the Caribbean, the steepest streets of San Francisco and back.
Coco Machete Records spent most of the month of January preparing for the MIDEM International Music Market in Cannes and has spent most of February recovering and piecing together all the bits and contacts acquired for a stronger international push.
Coco Machete to launch web store in early August where fans of the label will be able to purchase their favorite nutty records directly from the label.
www.cocomachete.com /news.htm   (5139 words)

Machete is our first release since our 1988 debut album, Africa Vol.
Neither would any printed thanks suffice to show my appreciation to all the members of the Machete Ensemble for their inspired performance, superb musicianship, patience and friendship.
We would also like to thank each and every one of our special guest artists who added so much of their considerable talents and spirits to this project.
www.johnsantos.com /machete.html   (854 words)

 machete - Wiktionary
A machete's blade is usually 50 to 65 centimeters (cm) long, and up to three millimeters (mm) thick.
After some hours of intense work, we had macheted a path through the jungle to the bank of the river.
You can't just machete about with a rapier and expect to succeed; you need to thrust properly.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/machete   (112 words)

 cbs5.com - Victims Recovering After Los Altos Machete Attack
Farrell and her husband were at home just before 11 in the morning Wednesday, when a man armed with a machete went hustled up the street, with police close behind.
According to the Sheriff’s Department, what Lynne and her husband saw was a man who had just attacked to people, and was on the run.
He was apparently working in the yard at a house on Terrace Drive, when he became angry, and attacked a co-worker with a machete.
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The Flyaway Cost of the SM-27 MACHETE series aircraft of SWSC does not include the cost of any spares, external stores/armament, or other logistical support that may be associated with a weapon system procurement contract.
DCS lease terms and arrangements must be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and are dependent upon the type and number of SM-27 aircraft leased and the qualifications of the nation/air arm leasing the SM-27 aircraft.
In the event an SM-27 aircraft is destroyed and/or damaged to such an extent that the aircraft is considered a total loss, during either peace or war, the lease customer is responsible for the remainder of the lease owed due, plus the purchase price of the aircraft at lease end.
www.stavatti.com /machete/m_pricing.html   (3579 words)

 THE MACHETE’ OF TRUTH’S BLOG OF TRUTH - Blog Archive » Anyone notice?
Machete: As early as yesterday, Israeli authorities were
Machete: That may be, ogster, but I was
This entry was posted on Saturday, April 8th, 2006 at 9:35 am and is filed under Machete' News.
www.macheteoftruth.com /?p=260   (666 words)

The same quality that goes into the durable 1-18 machete is found in all of the machetes that the Ontario Knife Company manufactures.
The Ontario Machete Knives are available with 12", 18" or 22" blade; with riveted handle or molded "D" Guard handle.
The Ontario Machete Sheaths, sold separately, feature denier nylon packcloth construction with cut resistant liner, fully taped seams with rivets at stress points, and heavy duty belt loop.
www.knivesplus.com /ontario-knives-machete.html   (456 words)

suddenly, a large, furry troll leapt out from under the bridge, wielding a rusty machete.
the troll pushed a red jewel on the handle of the machete.
the troll exploded into hundreds of small chunks as the machete short circuited in the river below.
www.adequacy.org /diaries/stories/2001.7.21.9122.16002.html   (400 words)

The Machete’ of Truth has learned that superduperstar Tom Cruise was fired by Paramount under orders from Dick Cheney, the man who controls everything.
The Machete’ of Truth declared years ago that the Ramsey’s were innocent of this heinous crime, based on a personal review of the evidence available, but the authorities were bent on convicting them.
I thought Wallace did a pretty good job yesterday, and was not just a stooge for Ahmadinijad (if I spelled it wrong, forgive me, but you know who I’m talking about) as I thought he would be.
www.macheteoftruth.com   (1247 words)

 Barteaux Machetes, Inc.
Barteaux Inc., has been manufacturing the highest quality machetes, garden knives, limb saw, and other cutting tools for over fifty years.
"A Machete, and a Barteaux in particular, is the best bang for the buck in the knife world."
If you want to place an order, have more information, place an order or speak to someone about wholesale pricing please give Evonne a call she will be happy to assist you with your needs
www.machete.com   (176 words)

History: Machete was a revolutionary in the tiny South American republic of San Diablo who decided a mercenary to help finance the revolution.
Weapons: Machete carries two 3-foot machetes and numerous tiny throwing knives.
All names of characters and the distinctive likeness(es) thereof are Trademarks of Marvel Character, Inc. and are used with permission.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/m/machete.htm   (90 words)

 machete - Zazzle Contributor Gallery
Machete Gear - The Cutting Edge of Art and Design
Machete Gear is founded by only two people.
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 Machete - Moviefone
Synopsis: Filmed in 1958 and released by United Artists in 1959, Machete is set on vast Puerto Rican plantation.
Machete - Cast, crew, movie showtimes, Machete info, trailer, plot summary, synopsis, Machete preview, and more on Moviefone.
Machete - Cast & Crew, movie showtimes, plot, synopsis, exclusive features, trailers, clips, theater listings, reviews, message boards, dvd, videos, rentals and more on Moviefone.
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 machete - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 JoeCustoms.com > Figures > Dreadnoks > Machete
Still, it has a lot of nice parts; a Dreadnok for Life t-shirt, the Burnout legs as full-fledged jeans (not motorcycle chaps), and that incredible shotgun-concealing duster.
yep, I went and made a Machete, from the Sigma 6 show.
I also decided he needed a more smug, arched brow look, so I scraped off the old eyebrows and added new ones.
www.joecustoms.com /customs/customs_specific_item.php?kind=figure&id=5445   (169 words)

 purevolume™ | Machete (FL)
Four gentleman from Miami, Florida searching for a balance between tension and release, platform and departure, art and punk.
All songs, lyrics and pictures © 2005 Machete (FL).
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www.purevolume.com /machetefl   (61 words)

 Control Machete on Rhapsody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Control Machete is Mexico's first hip-hop band to find success outside of their native country.
Rock/Pop > Metal > Rapcore > Control Machete
Hear Control Machete and similar artists on this station.
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Have you been looking for a machete with extra reach and leverage?
Our Latin Style Machetes are available with with eighteen or twenty four inch blade lengths.
With their non-slip, shock absorbing rubber handles, they are perfect in almost every environment fom the jungle to the forest or even on the farm.
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 BuyCostumes -- Mad Man Machete Costume
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 Rolling Stone : John Santos & the Machete Ensemble   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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Play John Santos and the Machete Ensemble Trivia.
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 BuyCostumes -- Jason's Machete Costume
A twenty-six inch deluxe blow molded machete, splattered with fake blood.
A must have to complete your Jason™ costume.
Jason's Machete (126612) Orders placed before 2pm CT usually ship same day.
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 Control Machete - AOL Music
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Download, listen and watch Control Machete music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
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 Machete, China Machete products- China Machete Manufacturer, supplier
Machete, China Machete products- China Machete Manufacturer, supplier
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www.made-in-china.com /china-products/productviewcWnmRdJYFQEq/Machete.html   (89 words)

 Control Machete - Songs and Videos - AOL Music
Control Machete - Songs and Videos - AOL Music
The biggest names in music, including Mary J. Blige, Katharine McPhee, John Legend and more perform for the kids to benefit the JCPenney Afterschool Fund.
Download, listen and watch Control Machete songs and music videos on AOL Music.
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 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
~~~Joey Machete beat Jake Roberts to become the 1st Southeastern Champion (Machete's wins gives him a CCW title shot)..
June 10, 2006--Coastal Championship Wrestling: Shawn Murphy vs Joey Machete ended in a Double Disqualification..
July 15, 2006--Coastal Championship Wrestling: Both Murphy & Machete successfully defended their singles titles..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/b/black-market.html   (786 words)

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