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Cold Steel 89VA Viking Axe 52" Overall, Hickory Handle

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Part Number: CS89VA
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
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CS89VA: Viking Axe
Cold Steel
Viking Axe

Cold Steel has been a long time believer in the ferocious cutting power of a well-designed Viking Axe. Until recently, we lacked the technical ability to make one to our satisfaction. However, with our new state-of-the-art forging facility, we can offer our customers something truly exceptional.

Our Viking Axe's formidably long, thin blade is fully polished and hand sharpened to a bone-splitting, shield shattering edge. It comes with a robust 10" cutting surface that terminates in two sharp horns or points. Traditionally, the longer top point was used for stabbing, gouging, or parrying, while the slightly shorter bottom point was used to capture an opponent's shield or to hook and immobilize his neck, arms, or legs.

To maximize leverage, strength, and dexterity of movement, the Viking Axe is equipped with a very strong, resilient haft. Made in Maine from the best hickory available, it enhances and amplifies our Viking Axe's lethal potential as a cutting, chopping and stabbing weapon.
  • Overall Length: 52"
  • Hawk Length: 9-5/8"
  • Primary Edge: 10-1/3"
  • Handle Length: 48"
  • Steel: 1055 Carbon
  • Weight: 4 Lbs 10 oz.
  • Handle Material: American Hickory
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 705442009344

1055 Carbon Steel
1055 Carbon Steel
An extremely tough steel with high carbon content and a hardness between 60-64RC, 1055 is best suited for high-impact and high-stress applications.
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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4 out of 5
Apr 14, 2013
Pros: Balance, Handle Material, Weight, Head Material
Cons: Construction, None
Nice reproduction except...
This is the best mass produced reproduction I have seen. The head is carbon steel. It has a nice finish and it appears to be forged. Unfortunately the head is made to be mounted to the haft with screws which really detracts from looks of the axe. The haft is tapered. It would be nice if the eye of the axe head was tapered so it could be mounted to the haft like the originals were. The haft is either stained or flame hardened and is varnished. I will be stripping the finish because I don't like the looks of it.
5 out of 5
Wade M
baton rouge
Dec 04, 2012
Pros: Balance, Handle Material, Construction, Head Material
Cons: Weight, None
Its Cold !
Cold Steel Viking Axe. Long Handle was kind of plasticy and thick.. Stripped handle ,squared it down a bit and it now fits my hands. great quality and very sharp.. A bit heavy on the head but I stopped raiding England 1100 years ago. Another great Cold Steel/Knife Center product and deal ! Wade M
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