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Item 163195
Model 02-10-212579

Bison - Mountain Hatchet 1.76 lb Head 23.6" Handle

$78.99

Bison has been forging quality tools for over 125 years. Bison’s tools are used by the German Army, fire brigades and foresters worldwide. Bison 1879 is a return to the Master Blacksmith’s art of...

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Bison has been forging quality tools for over 125 years. Bison’s tools are used by the German Army, fire brigades and foresters worldwide. Bison 1879 is a return to the Master Blacksmith’s art of hand forging traditional axes of the highest quality, using traditional designs and only the highest quality German Steel hardened to HRC51-56. Every Bison 1879 is fitted with an American hickory handle and wedged with both wood and steel wedges for the ultimate in durability.

The Bison 1879 Mountain Hatchet is really more of a small axe with a 1.76-lb. head and a 23.6" handle. The unique shape of the head, with its short toe and long backwards heel, helps the tool slice through wood. It is a nice size camp axe, which is also good for limbing and felling small trees.

• Overall weight approximately 3 lbs. 2 oz.
• Hand forged
• Oiled American hickory handle
• Blade guard
• Stainless Steel Bison Medallion is your assurance of a genuine Bison 1879

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    nice chopper

    solid pack axe. great size, not too big, not too small. I'm 5'8" and this is ideal for me. only knock I can give it is the heat treatment; it seems a little soft for my liking. I was hitting knots in some pine and it ended up getting a few dings in it. I used a puck to sharpen it up and put more of a convex edge on it and it seems to be holding up ok. I have a Fiskars x15, Council Tool Velvicut Boys Axe, I've used a Hultz Bruk Kisa; with a thicker handle, nice shape, and decent splitter the bison mountain hatchet is the first one I reach for.

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