Sunday, November 3, 2013

Companion pack hatchet

I am sending this restored Companion pack hatchet to Washington D.C.

i rarely hang hatchets on handles below 18"
there are times when the occation is very applicable:

when the head is small the handle does need to be shorter. this proportion is needed to maintain balance and a balanced blade will always be a safer striker. 

there are also times depending on how one wants to pack their gear that a short hatchet is needed, there is something to be said about the portability of a tool with a shorter handle.

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