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Wetterlings 116 Backcountry Hatchet 16" Overall, Head Weighs 1.4 Pounds

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Part Number: SAW116
Manufacturer: Wetterling Axes
Retail Price: $129.00
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SAW116: Backcountry Hatchet
The Backcountry Hatchet by Wetterlings is a powerful and compact axe. Its slightly oversized axe head and short handle makes it very handy and dexterous. Hand forged from Swedish Carbon specially alloyed steel. Edge hardness 56-58 RwC. Handle is made of American Hickory and includes a vegetable tanned, locally produced, leather sheath.
  • Overall Length: 16"
  • 56-58 RwC
  • Head Weight: 1.4 lbs
  • Overall Weight: 2.4 lbs
  • Leather Sheath Included
  • Made in Sweden
Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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Oct 21, 2014
Pros: Head Material, Balance, Construction, Weight, Handle Material
Cons: None
Kick Ass!
This is the most badass hatchet in my little world. And the best price I found for it. I chose this one because I'm new to bushcraft and want to start with something I didnt have to replace all the time or worry about quality. Thanks guys and gals!
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