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#5835331 - 07/16/15 08:40 PM Who likes a good Axe?
Just Nate Offline
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Been working on my Axe collection. Pretty proud of it so far...



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#5835336 - 07/16/15 08:42 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Pretty cool. I would love to own a John Neeman made axe someday.
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#5835374 - 07/16/15 09:03 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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I have been trying to convince myself to buy an Autine Axe but they are pretty expensive. John Neeman is the owner/master blacksmith for Autine. Maybe after hunting season is over...

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#5835384 - 07/16/15 09:12 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Well of course I do. I keep a 6 pound flathead axe in the toolbox of my truck.

I have ambition to forge my own axe head, and to make a handle out of Bois d' arc I harvested. Maybe one day I'll have the time.

"Give a man a knife and he can survive. Give a man an axe and he can live like a king."
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#5836913 - 07/17/15 10:53 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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I have bought a few from Lin Rhea, He makes a really nice axe and in my opinion they are a good value.
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#5837218 - 07/18/15 10:47 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Nice collection. up
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#5867652 - 08/07/15 08:50 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Nice collection, and I have been thinking about getting a good solid axe about the size of the top one in your pic.

What brand and model is that top axe and how much are they?.....I am looking for a good quality all around useful full sized axe; any advice on which entry-mid level model would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

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#5867659 - 08/07/15 08:55 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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I learned at a young age I didn't like an axe at all. Chainsaw is the only way to go.

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#5867678 - 08/07/15 09:05 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
I collect all things edged

my latest collection is from Gransfors (Sweden) - wildlife hatchet to Felling and Maul

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#5867859 - 08/07/15 11:01 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
I learned at a young age I didn't like an axe at all. Chainsaw is the only way to go.

So you split wood with a chainsaw?
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#5867963 - 08/07/15 11:59 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Gransfors bruks or a wetterlings. Price has gone up on them over the last few years.
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#5867996 - 08/07/15 12:17 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: nsmike]
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
Originally Posted By: scalebuster
I learned at a young age I didn't like an axe at all. Chainsaw is the only way to go.

So you split wood with a chainsaw?


Hydraulic!!

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#5869143 - 08/08/15 10:11 AM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Nice collection.

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#5871415 - 08/09/15 10:50 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: Just Nate]
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Registered: 12/20/09
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Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
Very nice collection sir

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#5872824 - 08/10/15 09:37 PM Re: Who likes a good Axe? [Re: deewayne2003]
Just Nate Offline
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Originally Posted By: deewayne2003
Nice collection, and I have been thinking about getting a good solid axe about the size of the top one in your pic.

What brand and model is that top axe and how much are they?.....I am looking for a good quality all around useful full sized axe; any advice on which entry-mid level model would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,


The top Axe is a American Felling Axe with a 31 inch Strait Handle. It is made by Gransfors Burks. This one cost $230 but remember it is an heirloom tool not a chain store axe.

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