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Anybodyy ever get hold of that crazy Finland splitting ax?

Post in 'The Gear' started by DavidV, Sep 9, 2007.

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  1. DavidV

    DavidV New Member

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    We had da thread running last year about an offset splitting acxe from europe. the price was very steep so I don't know if anyone ever got a chance to tryi it out.

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  2. MrGriz

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    I know that a couple of members did try it out and give some opinions. Try a search for lever axe and see what you come up with. As I remember it wasn't that impressive.
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    KeithO Minister of Fire

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    It subjectively looks too light and with too much surface area, which appears to be confirmed by the reports. Maybe if one makes a plug that goes into the end of the handle of depleted uranium it would make up for the weight issue... Now where can one find the depleted uranium ? One of the safer areas would be at the european target areas for the A10's. I certainly won't be going looking for it with a geiger counter and metal detector in iraq....
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    computeruser Feeling the Heat

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    I had one for a while. One of the guys over at arboristsite got a demo to pass around. I was not impressed, and attributed its failings to the fact I was splitting hardwood. Well, a couple other guys tried it and were able to figure out the technique to make it work on relatively straight-grained hardwoods. I'd be interested to try it again, with an eye towards trying to figure out how to get it to work for the stuff I cut and split, since I believe the folks who were satisfied with it aren't BSing about its ability to get the job done.

    Anyway, its a moot point now, since the new splitter with a 4-way can outsplit the leveraxe any day of the week!
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