I only had a $5 coupon.
I think you done good.
None of the splitter/maul/axes are perfect, but I do prefer to use my new x27 for most of the splitting.
I think it all comes down to preference. Nobody likes change (except for a wet baby and a toll booth operator) :)
I've seen discussions on another...
Weight is the same.
Not sure if there is much of a change to the flare/taper.
The leading edge of the blade (the portion that you sharpen and the...
Yes, they redesigned the head and the handle for the 28" splitters.
I like the new x27 because of it's added length. The issue with the head and...
For sure. Free stuff often comes at a cost.
Another good one: You can go broke saving money. :)
This year, I bought 2 new axes/mauls and rebuilt...
In fairness, the x27 is an entirely new model altogether (the 7854 was replaced by the x25...nothing was "replaced" by the x27).
Better get out and...
Maybe, but don't count on it.
I suspect there are a few folks that simply like the more traditional axes. I think a few have already chimed in...
I've posted this x25 youtube video before on other sites, so you might have already seen it.
My thought would be that compared to the $32 Atlas or...
The x27 is also very nice and I feel it fits me better than the 28" splitters.
I too like the Fiskars axes.
Similar to you, I have a couple of them (the new x27 splitter and the shorter pro splitting axe). Fiskars makes nice...
I got local Ace Hardware to order it.
$49.99 minus a nice $5 coupon I had, so I was out the door for just under $50. Interesting enough, Ace...
Just got mine today and gave it some swings. Two thumbs up.
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