The Axe Gang Hatchet is Cold Steel's tribute the the classic Chinese hatchet used in old Kung Fu movies. It features a differentially heat treated, drop-forged head, which has a hard edge capable of reaching razor sharpness, but a soft steel body for absorbing impact. It also features a hand-picked straight-grain American Hickory handle embellished with the Kanji characters for "Axe Gang"in. This stylish and iconic hatchet is as eye catching as it is durable and makes a great throwing hatchet.
The 1055 Carbon Steel Difference:
The carbon content and lean alloy of this shallow hardening steel make this a very sturdy material that avoids a lot of the brittleness commonly associated with higher carbon materials.
Head Weight: 21 oz.
Overall Weight: 32 oz.
Blade Length: 4"
Blade Steel: 1055 Carbon
Handle Length: 20 1/4"
Handle Material: American Hickory
Meets most axe throwing association requirements for tournament play.