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Council Tool 4 lbs Single Bit "Miner's Axe" - 20" Straight Handle

Council Tool 4 lbs Single Bit "Miner's Axe" - 20" Straight Handle
SKU: CNL-40MD20MPN: 40MD20GTIN/UPC: 008298203097
$46.04Sale

$57.55

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  • Made in the United States of America!

Product Description

4 lbs Dayton pattern single bit axe with 20" straight handle. Known as a minerís axe, or as a cutter's axe here in the Pacific Northwest. The short handle is used for close quarters work and slips easily into a backpack. Cutting edge is approximately 4.75" of overall length and the poll is square.

  • Head made from forged tool steel
  • Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splitting
  • Designed to exceed ANSI standards--edge is Rc 48-55 in hardness at 1.25" back from cutting edge (the poll and eye walls are not hardened and remain in their forged condition)
  • Head coated with red enamel and the cutting edge in clear lacquer to deter rust
  • American hickory handle, eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening
  • Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge--the serrated edge improves bite and the aluminum material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture
  • The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond (about 1/2" of the handle is actually removed during assembly)

Specifications

MPN
40MD20
Type
Axes
Material
Hardwood
Handle Length
20"
Weight (lbs)
5.15

Questions & Answers

1 Question & 1 Answer
Jim
from Reading, PA asked:
February 27, 2020
Are 20" replacment handles available?
1 Answer
We do not stock them at this time, but we will see about bringing them in on a future order.
Submitted by: WRS on March 3, 2020

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