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Axes & Hatchets & Tomahawks

Dan-o

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Had a weak moment last week, picked up three new axes.
Liam Hoffman Wasatch, Liam Hoffman Bearded hatchet, Gränsfors Bruk, SFA.
Hoffman’s are very hard to come by, only tried the hatchet, love it. Hoffman’s come from factory surgically sharp, wow!
Tried the SFA, incredible, a keeper for sure. A friend gave me a heads up on the Hoffman’s and I said yes, he ordered them and they sold out in minutes.
Can’t go wrong with any of these. Feel like they were custom made for me.
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Nice!

The Gransfors SFA is a popular choice on NES. I swear by mine. It's an outstanding all-purpose tool.

Congratulations. I don't see that as a "weak moment" at all.
 

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Nice!

The Gransfors SFA is a popular choice on NES. I swear by mine. It's an outstanding all-purpose tool.

Congratulations. I don't see that as a "weak moment" at all.
Haha, thx. I’m a pretty strong minded guy. I can resist everything but temptation.
Tried the SFA on some small stuff in woods and am very impressed.
 

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Love the meaty haft on the bearded Hoffman...
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Grabbed this little Council Tool hatchet for the sole purpose of sitting by the back door in case I ran out of kindling. Only used it a couple of times.

Have some random Coleman steel handle cheapie in my truck, just in case, have a couple of random axes that get used a couple of times a week around the house, picked up a nice Woodings-Verona 6 pound maul head off of fleabay and put it on a Truper glass handle. I tried to use it today for the first time and it bounced off this petrified oak. Out came the 8 pound Council Tool maul that I already had-Grainger was blowing them out on ebay a few months ago. That thing bounced off this oak too. Had to break out the cheap little splitting wedge I picked up at the Habitat for Humanity. I probably have another 30' of this petrified crap oak to cut and split. Good free wood and good exercise.


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Grabbed this little Council Tool hatchet for the sole purpose of sitting by the back door in case I ran out of kindling. Only used it a couple of times.

Have some random Coleman steel handle cheapie in my truck, just in case, have a couple of random axes that get used a couple of times a week around the house, picked up a nice Woodings-Verona 6 pound maul head off of fleabay and put it on a Truper glass handle. I tried to use it today for the first time and it bounced off this petrified oak. Out came the 8 pound Council Tool maul that I already had-Grainger was blowing them out on ebay a few months ago. That thing bounced off this oak too. Had to break out the cheap little splitting wedge I picked up at the Habitat for Humanity. I probably have another 30' of this petrified crap oak to cut and split. Good free wood and good exercise.


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Too funny, I spent $20 on this bad Larry for the express purpose of sitting next to the back door to split logs for the fire pit. It takes a heck of an edge and does exactly what I need it to, and more. Like someone else said, I expect to put a new edge on most every cutting tool I purchase with few exceptions (the pocket knives I purchase are typically sharp enough for initial use).
Smoky Mountain Knife Works is a decent vendor with a wide variety of tools and price points. Can recommend.
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I may be 'Bad' for your wallet... but I'm great for your "Preparedness'...!

In hard times, that Gransfors Bruks Splitting Hatchet will be worth more than a fist-full of greenbacks. A very wise choice...
~Enbloc


lol - the thing is i have all these things. You're just making me buy more/better ones.
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Finally caught up with my neighbor and got my Cold Steel Tomahawk back. My Girlfriends 9 year old brought it over there to “Help” him bust up some pallets and of course forgot to bring it back and it was imprisoned in his garage for over a month. She is not pretty but she handles business when duty calls... D7F30C20-8D19-43DA-A560-E57C2DD7C19D.jpeg
 

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