The Pulaski fire axe features a combination axe on one end and a grub hoe on the other. Great for digging fire lines in brushy or rocky terrain. The Pulaski is also a very useful and versatile tool to use for a variety of projects around the house, farm, garden, etc. as well. Has a sturdy 36″ straight hickory handle.
The best attribute is this axe is proudly made in the USA by the folks at Council Tool!!
- Forged steelhead. Made in the USA.
- Hand sharpened single bit edge and mattock blade.
- ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least ½ inch back from the cutting edge. Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55.
- Body coated with red enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust.
- 36″ double-bit American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening.
- The Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge. The serrated shape improves bite and the aluminum choice of material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture content.
- The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2″ of the overall length of the handle is removed during assembly. OAL is nominal.