3.75 lbs. Pulaski Axe; NFES Version 42 in. Fiberglass HandleSKU: 38PE142FG NFES
3.75 lbs. Pulaski axe with 42 in. fiberglass handle.Where to Buy
3.75 lbs. Pulaski axe with 42 in. 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 style bit axe blade on one end and a mattock blade for digging or grubbing on the other end. Used in a variety of settings including forestry and general landscaping. New version featuring a longer 42 in fiberglass handle.
- 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 53-58.
- Body coated with black enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust.
- 42 in. Top grade double bit American fiberglass handle. Handle is sucured with epoxy to prevent loosening.
- The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2 in. of the overall length of the handle is removed during assembly. OAL is nominal.
- Produced in accordance with US Forest Service specification 5100-355E.
- This product meets the GSA spec for NSN# 5120-01-679-2683
See the 42″ Pulaski Axe in action on our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/0oAXqylZtJI.
Prop 65 Warning: This product contains Nickel (metallic), a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.
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