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Discussion in 'Hand Helds' started by bryanr2, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. bryanr2

    bryanr2 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Axes are a hobby of mine. Let's see what ya got.
     
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    cgraham1 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    All I have is a Fiskars splitting axe. You have some old ones?
     
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    bryanr2 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    yes.

    I'll post some later.
     
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    bryanr2 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    i like the european stuff.
     
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    cgraham1 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Id like to see that.
     
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    This is 20151230_161723-1.jpg all I have...
     
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    Picked up this little council miner's axe, thought it would be handy. Big 4lb bead looked decent for driving wedges.

    Not sold on it yet. Short and heavy, with straight handle. Plus it's duller than my...well, it's pretty dull.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Honestly, as hokey as it looks, the chopper was a splitting machine! Us kids got one for my Dad many moons ago. We didn't know any better than to buy a "gadget."

    Thing is, it actually split like a beast! Used it for many years, finally lost a spring.

    [​IMG]
     
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    mdavlee Hillbilly grinder

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    The 5 lb Council I got was real sharp out of the box. I haven't touched it up yet.
     
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    I had hoped this one would be, was taped up and looked great. Nope.
     
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    bryanr2 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    I forgot all about this thread!
     
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    Yes, yes you did. Waiting to see your pics!:D
     
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    Collins sold by Abercrombe and Fitch
    Zenith sold by some now defunct hardware store in Duluth MN
    Garnich & sons hardware, Ashland WI, now defunct
     

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    VinceGU05 one day when i grow up...

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    here they are.

    [​IMG]

    and sharpened and reshaped the crap out of the splitter.. works awesome now.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Those are some sweet looking axes.
     
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    Marshy WFO Cutting

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    I use to have one of these. Honestly it did a descent job.
     
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    Careful With That Axe, Eugene. axe.jpg
     
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    Now you got me wanting to dig out my Meddle CD.
     
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    NICE! I wondered if anyone would catch that reference. I have it on their RELICS compilation and on UMMAGUMMA.
     
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