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Review Of the Council Tools Flying Fox

Specs
Head Weight- 1.625 LB
Bit Length- 3-7/8"
Handle- 16" American Hickory

      Council Tools has entered into the world of Urban Axe Throwing with their Flying Fox Woodsmen Hatchet. Council Tools makes some of the best and most respected axes and tools in the world and certainly in the United States. With the high quality and durability of all their other designs expectations are pretty high for this new model.

      As anticipated the the forging and the steel is impeccable with a highly sharpened blade right out of the box. Compared to most any other axe i have thrown the Flying Fox holds an edge extremely well. During the course of testing, the axe was "dropped" and thrown into knots numerous times. There has only been slight dulling of the edge and only a tiny bit of deformation, which came probably from hitting a screw. This axe is still not to the point that resharpening is needed where most others would have needed a new edge several times. 

     The handle…

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