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Fiskars x27 Super Splitting Axe 36 Inch 378841 1002

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.3
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Build Quality
 102
axe, splitting, split, splits, maul
+82%
-18%
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" ...  splits wood easy-- Teflon coated blade  ...  "
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" ...  The cover with a built-in handle is nice, too - protects the axe, makes it safe to handle and store.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems like a very well built tool.  ...  "
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" ...  She is a black belt, and applies karate stances (from how I showed her how to swing an axe) This Axe does a really great job!  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best axe I have ever used, and I know a thing or two about splitting wood after living here for two decades .  ...  "
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" ...  however, the handle on the Fiskars is solid, easy to hold onto and a joy to split wood with.  ...  "
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" ...  Down side is soft metal so keep sharper near by.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes splitting hard wood easy.  ...  "
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Comfort
 53
splitting, split, wood, splitting wood, maul
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I love that the head is molded in so I don't have to worry about it flying off.  ...  "
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" ...  The ingenious wedge design acts almost like a splitting wedge, yet releases with minimal pressure when a split isn't achieved initially.  ...  "
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" ...  The handle is very comfortable and the orange is nice so it is easy to find. ... I split with both gloves and without gloves - worked great both ways.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend it to anyone who likes to hand split their own firewood.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes splitting wood by hand a lot easier than most hand splutters,  ...  "
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" ...  It's also light and low impact, so easier to keep splitting for longer periods of time without wearing down or feeling sore the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super easy to swing and control the head to achieve a successful split often in the first swing.  ...  "
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" ...  The grip is comfortable to hold, it absorbs the shock of impact well, and the 36" shaft helps physics do it's job in the process of efficiently splitting wood.  ...  "
Size
 32
handle, lightweight, axe, logs, weighs
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Not too heavy and unwieldy, yet splits with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and is far lighter than the mauls I have had before.  ...  "
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" ...  Handle is lightweight, yet strong, and the overall weight is perfect for my build.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent for splitting medium sized firewood.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m 6’1” and it’s a perfect length and weight  ...  "
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" ...  He uses it when camping to split logs into smaller pieces, usually.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size and weight to split big pieces but light enough to handle safely.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the blade cover that also serves as a carry handle, although I’d just carry it like any other axe.  ...  "
Hair
 29
axe, wood, cutting, cuts, logs
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I Love this axe, it cuts easily without too much effort. ... He tried it and commented that it cut easier than any axe he had ever used.  ...  "
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" ...  Really liked this axe, very sharp and cuts / splits wood with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  Cut a cord of wood right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Couldn’t be happier with this axe’s ability to cut wood!  ...  "
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" ...  Cuts rounds up fast and with less effort  ...  "
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" ...  It cut with ease and no real strain on the body swinging it.  ...  "
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" ...  That's where my experience cutting wood came from. ... This baby cuts like a dream  ...  "
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" ...  used it to split a pile of fresh cut oak and found it to be sooo much easier than using a heavy maul/wedge.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 27
easy to use, easy to swing, wood, splits, handle
+96%
-4%
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" ...  This one is easier to control and doesn't get away from me like the big boy can.  ...  "
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" ...  easy of use and does the JOB  ...  "
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" ...  Makes splitting hard wood easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to swing.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  He says it is light and easy to swing and would definitely buy again.  ...  "
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" ...  But I can say this is easy to use and goes through wood just like all the other reviews say.  ...  "
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" ...  It is light, super easy to use, and works very well.  ...  "
Price
 22
money, axe, worth the money, worth every penny, waste
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Worth every penny so far and it's got loads of work left to do.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the price, highly recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  I used to be an axe snob, but this cured me of the need for $200 axes.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the buy.  ...  "
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" ...  It's worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  While pricey, unless you plan to use only once I would say it is definitely worth the higher price  ...  "
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" ...  This saved me over $240.00.  ...  "
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" ...  The very best money can buy.  ...  "
Weight
 19
light, handle, splitting, maul, axe
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Light weight axe that packs a punch!  ...  "
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" ...  Weight proportion is good as well and the handle seems to be quite strong.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfectly balanced to maximize its weight.  ...  "
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" ...  With the lighter weight, this tool is a pleasure to use and it takes a beating.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size and weight to split big pieces but light enough to handle safely.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight distribution and noticed end make it easy to make a smooth stroke.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight but works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight and balance of this tool is right on.  ...  "
Overall performance
 18
speed, tool, axe, split, sharp
+100%
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" ...  Got here super fast.  ...  "
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" ...  easy of use and does the JOB  ...  "
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" ...  Best tool I have ever had for the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Well constructed and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It's almost as if you can't move the split stuff out of the way fast enough.  ...  "
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" ...  does the job. ... This puppy is light and does the same job .  ...  "
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" ...  This option is definitely fantastic--sharp, easy-to-swing, but heavy enough that it really gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the hydraulic for some of the nasty knotted stuff, but this is by far the lightest, fastest way to get the job done if you have wood that is fairly free from twists or large knots etc.  ...  "
Design
 16
wood, looks, axe, splitting, splits
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Well thought out design that easily splits wood.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are looking to get an axe, look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  Look no further  ...  "
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" ...  The guard that ships with the axe is a great design as well!  ...  "
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" ...  The overall design of this axe seems perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks great and chops wood like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  Fiskars design and manufacturing is flawless.  ...  "
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" ...  The fiberglass handle helps absorb impact but its rough texture makes leather gloves a necessity.  ...  "
Cables
 15
splitter, cords, axe, wood, cord of wood
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I've split about 3 cords of hard red oak with this axe and love it.  ...  "
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" ...  If I had the need to split 5 - 6 cord per year I think that I would not even bother with a gas splitter (maybe).  ...  "
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" ...  I have used this splitting axe since 2013 and have never used anything, except a mechanical splitter 😊, that splits wood so effortlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve chopped 2 cords with it so longevity I can’t speak for.  ...  "
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" ...  Staring at a 3-cord pile, it was apparent we'd need an axe.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a big honking splitter.  ...  "
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" ...  I have split 5 cords so far mostly maple and it has worked fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Great heavy splitter!!  ...  "
For Fun
 14
easy, axe, makes splitting wood, ton, makes splitting
+100%
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" ...  This makes splitting cordwood almost fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes spitting wood easy (though still not a lot of fun LOL)  ...  "
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" ...  Fun tool to use every so often.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a hydraulic splitter for my tractor but this is way more fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Great all purpose axe for chopping, splitting and having fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Too easy and a ton of fun.  ...  "
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" ...  It was actually fun.  ...  "
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" ...  I have never used a full size axe before, and this was fun.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 12
working, ago, year, last, axe
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Hopefully it will last long!  ...  "
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" ...  Hubby is very happy with this, it was our second axe purchase as the first one became damaged very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  bought it 3 years ago.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used it and abused it and it keeps working perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  Only the lighter Fiskars I purchased 12 years ago was anywhere as good - still good.  ...  "
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" ...  Working from the outside in it was made into stovewood .  ...  "
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" ...  Had it a year now so time for a review.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll have this for the next 20 years.  ...  "
Fit
 12
pieces, wedge, smaller pieces, wood, wedges
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I am a 5'5" women in middle age but athletic and fit.  ...  "
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" ...  With the smaller pieces I can even lay them flat and split them horizontally. ... I hope it holds up but so far, I'm loving this new X11 Hatchet.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using it all spring and summer and held up to everything.  ...  "
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" ...  -) Overall it is extremely well made with good fit and finish.  ...  "
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" ...  The edge is holding fairly well even after a few swing-throughs that ended up in the gravel.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent axe very sharp edge and holds it amazingly well.  ...  "
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" ...  gift but sounds like it is a good fit  ...  "
As Gift
 10
son, someone, bought, one
+100%
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" ...  Great gift idea!  ...  "
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" ...  I got this as a gift for my father, and he's been raving about it.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Made son in-laws best Christmas present ever!  ...  "
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" ...  gift for my son, read the reviews prior to buying one said spend the 50 bucks on the Fiskars and I'm glad I did.  ...  "
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" ...  This ax was a gift for my daughter-in-law and, judging from her reaction, it was excellent!  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for someone.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a gift for someone.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
loves, old, husband, year, split
+100%
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" ...  This is my 13 year old daughter who never split a log before in her life.  ...  "
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" ...  Husband loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd love to know what makes this so much better than an old school maul.  ...  "
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" ...  Made son in-laws best Christmas present ever!  ...  "
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" ...  easy for kids and I to use, but husband is enjoying it too  ...  "
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" ...  My son loves this splitting axe.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my boyfriend for his birthday and he loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Son-in-law was delighted!  ...  "
Marketplace
 8
works as advertised, exactly, advertised, works, seller
+100%
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" ...  Works exactly as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to order from a UK seller on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised and seen on You Tube.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a beautiful hatchet and it does come with the protective cover, despite not seeing it in any of the product pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Way cheaper on amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon should make a 6 star rating for products like this.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Features
 7
axe, handle
+100%
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" ...  It is super light.  ...  "
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" ...  This is so light.  ...  "
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" ...  Ladies, if you're looking for a light, but, powerful axe, this is the one!  ...  "
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" ...  The handle is light and puts the energy where it needs to be.  ...  "
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" ...  Light but solid axe  ...  "
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" ...  Light, dexterous, and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  But it works for both functions.  ...  "
Cleaning
 7
usually, split, dirt, wood, axe
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Usually it is red oak or a mix of hardwood.  ...  "
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" ...  Was banking on a friend with a splitter to help clean up some applewood on my property.  ...  "
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" ...  They both bounce quite often, but when they don’t they usually split the wood clean through.  ...  "
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" ...  It's up to you to keep blade clean and sharp.  ...  "
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" ...  This splits fast and clean.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
exactly, advertised, works, pictures
+100%
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" ...  Works exactly as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised and seen on You Tube.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a beautiful hatchet and it does come with the protective cover, despite not seeing it in any of the product pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
split, plan, kindling, axe, week
+100%
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" ...  I split 12" round pine while camping last week, split finer pieces for kindling.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this axe because it performs for my weekend camping needs.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it for our camping trip to northern AZ.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the 23.5" length for camping or for winter backpacking when fire is central to my shelter plan and a hawk/hatchet just doesn't process wood quickly enough.  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
youtube
+100%
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" ...  I did all the product reviews and YouTube videos to determine what I wanted.  ...  "
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" ...   This video says it all.  ...  "
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" ...  i will be up loading some videos later to chow.  ...  "
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" ...  Fiskar has YouTube videos on how to size yourself up for the right model than I went to the local store and sized it up.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 3
razor
+100%
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" ...  Razor sharp and thinks it’s a splitting maul.  ...  "
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" ...  it's razor sharp and heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth and better than the rest.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
axe, delivered
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Shipping was fast .  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, fast delivery, will buy again.  ...  "
Drying
 3
oak, wood like, wood, rounds, dried
+100%
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" ...  Wear steel toe boots because this thing is really sharp and comes through dry wood like a hot knife through butter.  ...  "
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" ...  I found out i should be letting the wood dry out before cutting it some it will be easier to chop  ...  "
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" ...  I think it is better suited to dry wood or smaller rounds.  ...  "
Cooling
 3
+100%
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" ...  Keeping us warm and cozy all winter long in MN!  ...  "
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" ...  Possibly take it to a professional with a water cooled grinder.  ...  "

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