Fibreglass shaft hatchet, ideal for trimming branches and root growth.
Manufactured from carefully hardened and tempered quality carbon steel, the head is fully
ground with polished cutting edges which are protected by a blade guard. Fitted with a fibreglass handle which is lightweight, resistant to moisture and much stronger than traditional timber.
Weight: 567g (1.1/4lb)
Handle length: 33cm (13in)
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Pity the cutting edge was chipped.
This arrived new well packaged, but when opened I found the cutting edge chipped from manufacture, plus a poor ground and rolled cutting edge - so not sharp. Not good on a new so called quality steel ground edge axe.
Otherwise except for scuffed paint and a bit battered looking it appears a good axe if it was sharp.
I haven't used it yet, so this review is as seen new.
As other cheaper axes are nicely ground and sharp, I would not recommend this 'Faithful' hatchet or brand. It is not quality as described.
Reviewed by Chris Scott on 3rd of October 2017
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