Axe reviews

Post in 'The Gear' started by new_wood, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. new_wood

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    Just looking for some suggestions/comments on different axes for manually splitting rounds. I know that a lot of people are very happy with the Fiskars X27 so I am going to take a look at that one but curious if there are any others that someone would recommend or suggest you stay away from. Thanks in advance for the replies.
     
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  2. Mr A

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    Fiskars X27 is a finesse tool. I have a 10 pound all steel maul that is no match for the 5 pound Fiskars
     
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    How tall are you? How would you rate your physical strength? What size and type of wood to you normally split?
     
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    Gransfors Bruks has really nice high end axes, splitting axes and mauls. Be careful if you visit their website as you may get the urge to buy something. www.gransfors.com
     
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    I am 6' tall, 215 lbs. I would consider myself average strength. I am 38 years old. Mostly right now I am splitting silver maple and starting to get into some ash.
     
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    So what price range does the Fiskars X27 run?
     
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    On sale up here at Canadian Tire for $47.99. I am going to p/u one of their hatchets today for 23 bucks.
     
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    Thanks frank. I will check them out.
     
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    Checked em out, watched a ytube vid on them,...now I've gotta have one. The maul is a little spendy....but...
     
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