Here’s a righteous way to upgrade any tool in your arsenal into a genuine SHTF chaos buster… It involves very little aside from your time, patience, and a roll of paracord. When it comes to a high-quality axe, it’s rare that the axe head itself is what breaks. A great axe handle is typically made of a hardwood, which absorbs the recoil and that’s great. RELATED: Top 5 Best Axes Under $50 [LIST] What it doesn’t provide, however, is that it’s not particularly comfortable or easy to grip. The solution: Apply paracord and poof! Your troubles are over.
No matter what type of chainsaw or axe you’re using, the most important equipment a operator can have is between their ears, as always. This is never more true than when it comes to felling a tree, an activity that involves so many dynamic variables and luck that it could never really be called a “science.” Still, a person’s judgement does factor heavily into the success or failure — and certainly the safety involved — of a tree trimming campaign. RELATED: Top 5 Axes Under $50 Even when you make an A+ attempt at safety and control, mother nature and […]
Six million people have watched the video below, featuring some guy swinging an overpriced, state-of-the-art splitting axe to turn a tire filled with logs into perfectly split matchstick kindling… It’s like a Home Shopping Network advertisement for a new kitchen tool that turns a potatoes into perfect french fries in seconds. The rub is that this “magic axe” can be yours, for one easy payment of… $350. I can almost see your eyes roll… At best, we can only assume that the folks watching this video with eyes bulging (wondering why they haven’t seen this in the Brookstone catalog) are […]