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Posted: 6/17/2007 11:40:51 AM EDT
My Fire Dept was training with the county guys the other day and I ended up getting to use one of their LT's personal fire axes. After I got to use it I fell in love with that axe. It would go through anything and felt great. It was shorter than our standard axes, I wanna say 28" and the axe head itself had a much larger chopping surface area than a standard axe. I'm guessing it was for logging. I've searched all over the net with no luck so I'm starting to believe this was a built tool which many FFs in the county are known for, engineering their own stuff. If that's the case I still am unable to find that particular style axe head anywhere. Any help?
Link Posted: 6/17/2007 12:16:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/17/2007 1:15:37 PM EDT
I's not a firefighter and I have no idea, but I want one.
Link Posted: 6/17/2007 1:28:42 PM EDT
If what you saw was a ax with a flat back large head it's probably a Collins 5lb ax we use them out here for logging! 24in handle just right for driving wedges in your back cut.
Link Posted: 6/17/2007 4:24:58 PM EDT
I still have a hankerin' for a Strider ax
Link Posted: 6/18/2007 1:18:50 PM EDT
Google or yahoo that axe...

I betcha you will find it in under 5 minutes...

Link Posted: 6/18/2007 10:04:22 PM EDT
Why not call him up and ask him where he got it?
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