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axes of the movies

Discussion in 'Axe, Tomahawk, & Hatchet Forum' started by Bladite, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    I noticed that too both times I've watched it in the last few months.
     
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  2. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    Here's the axe featured in that Ford commercial I mentioned.
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    It's some sort of lugged axe with very pronounced phantom bevels, it appears to have a proper banana grind.
    I don't know what it is, but it does look like it could be old or at least well aged
    I was thinking it could possibly a CT classic jersey that's been aged, but I'm not sure if the phantom bevels on these are really this crisp and pronounced plus the space between them seems a bit wide for a CT classic.
     
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  3. Kevin Houtzager

    Kevin Houtzager

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    Jun 25, 2017
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  4. jblyttle

    jblyttle Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2014
    You know, my eyes see cheap modern Chinese or Indian axe. That's funny. Who knows?
     
  5. jblyttle

    jblyttle Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2014
    I'm assuming that you mean greatest after Army of Darkness...:D

    "Alright you primitive screwheads, listen up!"
     
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  6. Kevin Houtzager

    Kevin Houtzager

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  7. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That is entirely possible, I've just never seen one with phantom bevels.
    It does kind of look modern the more I look at it.
     
  8. Mack

    Mack Sailin' a reach, before a followin' sea... Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    If I remember correctly, James Stewart threw an axe into a pirate's back in How the West Was Won. I wish I could find the picture.
     
  9. KiwiBloke

    KiwiBloke

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    Oct 2, 2018
    Ah! That reminded me of the Patriot tomahawk slashing and throwing scene! How did I forget that!

     
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  10. Agent_H

    Agent_H Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2013
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    There is a second one later in the film as well.
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  11. Kevin Houtzager

    Kevin Houtzager

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    Jun 25, 2017
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  12. Agent_H

    Agent_H Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Friday the 13th (1980)
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  13. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    WV or barco industries maybe ?
     
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  14. Miller '72

    Miller '72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2017
    Is that a wood wedge? :D
     
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  15. jblyttle

    jblyttle Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2014
    Very true, but if it's from a prop company chances are...
     
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  16. Moonw

    Moonw

    Nov 19, 2014
    Sometimes, the props are made out of aluminum. Milla Jovovich wasn't "killing" those zombies by swinging two steel bruisers.
     
  17. Square_peg

    Square_peg Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    Yeah, kinda looks Barco to me.
     
  18. A17

    A17

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    Jan 9, 2018
    Have any of y'all seen the testosterone boosting pill ad (I cant remember which 'cause there've been a couple) where a guy swings what looks like a swedish surplus axe with a red painted head straight into a branch? Amazingly, a huge chip pops out of his poorly shaped u cut instead of a nice v shaped cut. Nice axe, poor technique.
     
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  19. the possum

    the possum

    Jul 31, 2002
    Can't forget Last of the Mohicans! Plenty of tomahawk action in that one. Black Robe was another good flick in a similar vein, but I don't recall axes, specifically.
     
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  20. John A. Larsen

    John A. Larsen

    Jan 15, 2001
    I always got a kick out of the movie "Vikings" when Kirk Douglas tests whether or not a maiden has been unfaithful. Sticks her head thru a wagon wheel (?) spreads her hair braids our, then throws several axes. If he cuts the hair cleanly she is innocent. If an axe hits her in the head, when then obviously she was Guilty. Hard times to be a woman, that's for sure. John
     
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