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3.5 Lb Dayton Pattern Single Bit Axe w/ fiberglass handle

Council Tools

3.5 Lb Dayton Pattern Single Bit Axe w/ fiberglass handle

$ 48.75

3.5 lb.Dayton pattern single bit axe with 36" fiberglass handle. Dayton pattern so named for the Dayton, Ohio area. A full sized felling axe for general axe chores. Cutting edge is approximately 4.75" of overall length and the poll is square.

  • Forged steel head. Made in USA.
  • Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splitting.
  • ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least 1/2 inch back from the cutting edge. CouncilTool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55 and we target 1-1/4 inches from the cutting edge. The poll and eye walls are not hardened and remain in the as forged condition.
  • Head coated with black enamel and cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust.
  • 36" yellow clad style fiberglass handle. Traditional single 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.

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