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Cold Steel 90FH Frontier Hawk Drop Forged Tomahawk 22" Overall

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Part Number: CS90FH
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
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CS90FH: 90FH Frontier Hawk
Cold Steel
Suitable for re-enactors from any period stretching from the French and Indian War clear up to the final settling of the West in the late 1800s. The authentic, good looking Frontier Hawk is one tough customer you're sure to appreciate. This light weight Hawk is a joy to use too as it reduces wrist, elbow and shoulder strain without sacrificing anything in chopping power or ease of handling. The merits of its light weight are revealed in combat too because the Frontier Hawk can be used at light speed from any angle and immediately recovered!

Drop Forged Tomahawks

These superb tomahawks are precision drop forged from 1055 carbon steel. Drop forging is, without doubt, the best method of manufacture for any impact weapon, particularly one with a cutting edge. During the forging process a metal ingot is heated almost white hot and then formed into shape in a series of progressive dies. The large steel dies are fixed to enormous compressed air hammers. Each die hammers the hot metal into a gradually more finished shape. The steel is kneaded and compressed into a completely homogeneous mass making the grain structure uniform and minimizing gas pockets or other imperfections that can ruin the construction of a hand forged hawk. This is why most good axes, hatchets and hammers are drop forged. These hawks are differentially heat treated. This means that the cutting edge and hammer face is fully hardened, while the balance is left relatively soft to absorb the shock of striking blows.

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Wood grain will vary from piece to piece.
  • Item Number: 90FH
  • Name: Frontier Hawk
  • Overall Length: 22"
  • Hawk Length: 6"
  • Primary Edge: 3 1/4"
  • Steel: Drop Forged 1055 Carbon
  • Weight: 21 oz (approx.)
  • Handle: American Hickory
  • Sheath Sold Separately
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 705442008927

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
Jan 06, 2017
Pros: None
Cons: Handle Material
I bought 3 of these for my husband for Christmas. They are great! Except one of the handles arrived damaged and split in half after a few uses.
5 out of 5
Imperial, Pa
Nov 05, 2016
Pros: Handle Material, Balance, Weight, Head Material
Cons: None
Fantastic tool, beyond original expectations.
Bought this on a whim with rewards points from another distributor (although I am a faithful customer to knifecenter and have never been disappointed by price or service). It has quickly become the go-to tool for chores. Removed set screw, sharpened, refinished handle, and it is a pleasure to use. Chopping, pruning, even light splitting... Holds an edge and its light weight makes it a swift and efficient tool. Choke up under the beard and its an effective 'push knife' for feather sticks and detail work. Would make an ideal camping/survival companion. And for the price and a little elbow grease, it is a fine tool.
5 out of 5
Jesse S
Jul 02, 2015
Pros: Head Material, Balance, Construction, Weight, Handle Material
Cons: None
Men's throwing competition!
Using the 90FH 22" hawk in a men's throwing competition. Great balance, fun to throw! Need to throw hawks one at a time so you don't split the handle of the hawk stuck in the target! Remember to order extra handles!
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