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Scored a New Maul for Xmas

Post in 'The Gear' started by Jacktheknife, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. Jacktheknife

    Jacktheknife Minister of Fire

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    Should I sharpen before use? Any other care and feeding instructions?

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  2. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Tried it yet? I'd think new would come ready to go. ;)
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  3. Jacktheknife

    Jacktheknife Minister of Fire

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    Yeah, I split some ash and cedar with it and a bit of walnut. Much of the walnut it just bounced off of repeatedly. This and the fact that I had three people ask if I was going to sharpen it is the reason I felt compelled to ask on here.
  4. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    I've never sharpen a maul. But never dulled one bad enough it needed it either.
    It's not an axe.
    Are you going to sharpen it ?
  5. Jacktheknife

    Jacktheknife Minister of Fire

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    I hadn't planned on it unless the consensus thought I should. As you said, it's not an axe.

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