Pulaski Fire Axe with Fiberglass Handle

3.75# Pulaski Fire Axe; Fiberglass Handle

$83.85

3.75# Pulaski axe with 36″ yellow fiberglass handle.

Product Description

3.75# Pulaski axe with 36″ yellow fiberglass handle. Thought to have been developed in the early 1900’s by Edward Pulaski, a legendary Forest Service Ranger in Idaho. It is said that in August, 1910 his presence saved the lives of 45 men during a difficult time in a large fire. A traditional single bit axe blade on one end and a mattock blade for digging or grubbing on the other end.

  • Forged steel head. Made in USA.
  • Hand sharpened, single bit edge and mattock blade.
  • ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least ½ inch back from the cutting edge. Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55.
  • Body coated with red enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust.
  • 36″ yellow clad style fiberglass handle. Traditional double bit shape. Construction is a pultruded structural fiberglass core with an injection molded jacket acting as an exterior body. The jacket is tough, durable engineered polymer. Extremely strong, non-conductive and non-corrosive.
  • Axe head is joined to the handle with a strong resilient epoxy, forming a chemical and mechanical bond. The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond.
  • Special order item. Longer lead times may apply.

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