The Estwing Hunters Axe is gaining popularity and we will see why below.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS.
The main things that make a good hunters axe are a quality axe head. quality sheath and comfortable handling.
This axe is equipped with a multi-purpose axe head. The blade part of it can be used to cut wood or bone and the gut hook part is large enough to be used for dressing animals in the field. The axe is crafted from one piece of quality American high carbon steel and so it lacks weak points that it can break at. It has a powder coated finish that adds to its durability.
The blade crafted and sharpened entirely by hand which means that its effectiveness is guaranteed. You won’t need to sharpen the knife again after unpacking. This means that it is perfect for jobs such as chopping logs and splitting firewood. It can also help in clearing an area in case you need to make camp.
It comes with a high quality ballistic nylon sheath that protects the blade’s edges while maintaining its sharpness. The sheath will also protect you from cutting yourself when carrying the axe. Furthermore, it has a sharpening stone that comes together with the axe and has it own storage in the sheath to facilitate easy access.
When hunting the axe might be the primary tool your using. You therefore need a comfortable tool. The handle is designed with Shock Reduction technology. This ultra-durable handle ensures comfort and reduces the possibility of getting bruises or blisters. The handle also reduces impact shock by an estimated 70%.
Blade length: 3 Inches.
Gut hook length: 3 inches.
Handle length: 6 inches.
Overall length: 14.25 inches.
Overall weight: 900 grams.
Sheath material: Ballistic nylon.
Country of manufacture: USA.
Country of sheath manufacture: Taiwan.
- Hand crafted cutting edge ensures quality.
- Crafted from a single piece of high carbon steel for strength.
- Shock reduction technology for comfort.
- Added gut hook that can be used to dress animals.
- Light hence is easy to carry around.
- Axe head can’t be replaced since the tool is one piece.
- Some might consider it small.
This looks like a proper hunters axe. The gut hook is its most unique feature and it definitely adds another dimension to it. For its price you will surely be getting your money’s worth.
Its size may be an issue but a large and heavy tool might weigh a hunter down and thus this may be seen as an advantage.
This is definitely a tool that most hunters will appreciate.