this is my christmas axe

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this is my christmas axe

Post by scout4 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 7:41 pm

I received this wonderful camp axe as a Christmas gift! Its a Collins 2 1/2#, the best bushcraft axe I've ever owned! I put an edge to it an gave it a good try. Thanks! scout4<><
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Post by tx gun runner » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:32 pm

I never found one that fits my hands ... NICE AXE

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Post by TradRag » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:13 pm

Nice! I picked up a vintage hatchet recently. I'll try to get a pic up when I return from deer hunting.
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Post by JMartin » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:08 am

I LOVE the short handled camp axes! My guide in Newfoundland carried one, did everything with it, Including quarter my moose!.I now have about a half a dozen of 'em, I use 'em all the time! Great gift!

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Post by Charlie Sometimes » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:44 pm

I like handles about 18 inches long- just like the tomahawks have.
I put a longer one that I found in a local hardware store in a hatchet (my camp axe) that my Grandpa gave me when I was a kid.
I like it even better now- much better balance, etc. :)
Throws perfectly, too! 8-)

I always wondered why he gave a me (a kid) a hatchet- come to find out when he was a kid (circa 1910, and too poor to afford shoes, or rifle & ammo) all kids carried one. They are apparently one of the most useful tools hands down, as that guide can testify.

Take care of it, and your grandchildren can pass it on, like I will mine. :D
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