The Expedition is as big as they come, and is the workhorse of the Classic line. This serious working axe is best reserved for the heaviest and most difficult jobs. The size may be intimidating to newcomers, but the Expedition is ergonomically balanced, and fully capable of clearing your property and heating your home (provided you have the stamina to put it to use). Its heavy 4.5 pound head delivers incredible striking power in the hands of a controlled operator. Beyond the call for duty, the Expedition’s polished head and impressive size make it an exquisite display piece in its own right. In fact, you may just want to order two – one for the shed, and one for the mantle. The head is buffed and polished to a highly reflective finish that reduces cutting friction and improves rust resistance.
Handmade in Wuppertal, Germany
German C50 high grade carbon steel
Open face drop forged, heat treated, and oil-hardened
Helko crown hammered into cheek
Polished to a highly reflective finish
53-56 HRC (Rockwell Hardness)
Crafted in Switzerland
Sustainably sourced Grade A American hickory
Individually selected for strength, grain orientation, and density
Boiled linseed oil finish, 150 grit smooth sanded
Hung with hardwood wedge and notched steel ring wedge
1oz bottle of Axe-Guard protective oil
Vegetable-tanned leather sheath
Head Weight: 4.5 lbs.
Total Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Handle Length: 35 in.
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