Chief Rick Posted December 12, 2011 Share Posted December 12, 2011 Want to buy a tomahawk to play around with, maybe even use it to clean deer instead of a hacksaw. I don't know much about metallurgy & such. Looking at two tomahawks This one is $69.99 HAND GROUND 8640 AIRCRAFT GRADE CHROME-MOLYBDENUM ALLOY STEEL HEAD 135,000 PSI TENSILE STRENGTH - HEAT TREATED TO ROCKWELL 50 C-SCALE 6 SIDED HAND GROUND SPIKE END MAKES REAL 3/4 INCH DIAMETER HOLES PROPRIETARY EPOXY SEALED HANDLE ATTACHMENT - NO CHEAP WEDGES 3 INCH BLADE EDGE DESIGNED FOR CHOPPING BONE OR WOOD 16 INCH SOLID OAK HANDLE - BETTER THAN HICKORY TOTAL WEIGHT 1 7/8 POUNDS This one is $129.99 Steel: Drop-Forged 1060, Rc 52-54**Handle: ST “super-tough” modified nylon Overall Weight: 1 lb./453.59 grams practical* Overall Length: 14”/355.6mm practical* Appreciate any input on either of these. Is one "better" than the other? Thanks. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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