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Jul 2, 2000
Can anyone out there tell me what the design functions are supposed to be for the Ontario Knives SPAX, ON-SP16. I know the one edge is supposed to work like an ax but what is the purpose of the spike end and the hole in the center of the balde.?

The spike is to punch holes in sheet metal, the hole is for weight control

The thorn stands to defend the Rose, yet it is peaceful and does not seek conflict
The spax is basically a crash ax. Myunderstanding is they were use to cut your way out of downed aircraft. We still carry them on our firetrucks . You can use them to remove a windshield and I think it would make fine personal back up tool for ff"s.