What hawk would you recommend for survival/bushcraft?

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I have 2 from Coal Creek Forge, in short, they're awesome.
Well priced for what you get and a pleasure to use, give Steve a call, I think that you'll like his work.
 
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2 of our axes that are perfect survival/bushcraft tools/weapons. They are made to be virtually indestructible, hold a sharp edge for a long time, can be used for taking down trees, making kindling, pounding in tent stakes, etc. Many have used them in butchering deer, moose, elk, etc. The medium camp uses our standard 19 inch handle but we cut it down to about 17 inches to make it more proportional to the head. Many tell us it has become their favorite hawk and has replaced all of the others they previously owned. The belt ax has a handmade handle that is wedged. Both make excellent belt axes as they are of the perfect size and weight to carry easily and still get the job-whatever it may be-done.
 
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We are a small American company located in the middle of nowhere in Ohio. My father started the hawk business 48 years ago. My husband took it over 37 years ago. Now my son is running it. That is 3 generations of tomahawk and knife making.

Knife making eh?

I've been looking for some good Seax to go with this mammen axe I got...
 
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2 of our axes that are perfect survival/bushcraft tools/weapons. They are made to be virtually indestructible, hold a sharp edge for a long time, can be used for taking down trees, making kindling, pounding in tent stakes, etc. Many have used them in butchering deer, moose, elk, etc. The medium camp uses our standard 19 inch handle but we cut it down to about 17 inches to make it more proportional to the head. Many tell us it has become their favorite hawk and has replaced all of the others they previously owned. The belt ax has a handmade handle that is wedged. Both make excellent belt axes as they are of the perfect size and weight to carry easily and still get the job-whatever it may be-done.

Also good to have in case the French come down from Canada and start attacking the local forts again.
 
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Can anyone give me a good review of the Wrecker 12"?
I'll have one to review soon. It definitely fits your criteria except for the spike. Personally I use the spike the same or more than the edge. The key is to respect it and be cautious. If you chop at angles instead of straight chopping you will be fine. The spikes a great asset .
 
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Yeah, no kidding! How much would one those run me? What about a hawk with a similarly shaped head?

The belt axe is 105.00. The handle is handmade and is 16 inches long, It has a steel wedge driven into the top of it. If we were to make a tomahawk with that same type of head but with our standard teardrop shaped handle (easily replaceable when in the bush) the cost would be 75.00.
Mary
 
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Yeah, no kidding! How much would one those run me? What about a hawk with a similarly shaped head?

The belt axe is 105.00. The handle is handmade and is 16 inches long, It has a steel wedge driven into the top of it. If we were to make a tomahawk with that same type of head but with our standard teardrop shaped handle (easily replaceable when in the bush) the cost would be 75.00.
Mary
 
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My personal favorite is this Modified Spike Hawk in black canvas micarta.

 
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Also good to have in case the French come down from Canada and start attacking the local forts again.

Best hawk/axe I have used. I call mine a trade axe (Large Camp Axe)!

Our survival school has been using this one (large camp axe), shipbuilder's (axe on 22" handle), and we just got a medium camp axe too!

Jarrod and Mary are the finest people in this business!

Hawk vs Axe chop off!:http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/1075199-Pinocchio-Land-Axe-Chop-Off-Georgia







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-Reuben
 
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I REALLY like the looks of the shipbuilder.
Reuben or Mary, can one of you post up a pic of it next to the large camp axe?
 
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If this worked it is a picture of the medium camp alongside the shipbuilders.
Mary
 
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