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

Part Number: SAW116
Manufacturer: Wetterling Axes


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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.