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This Super Light Tomahawk Is Agile, Deadly And Designed By A Recon Marine
While all manner of antiquated weapons, from crossbows to hatchets and bigass knives, have had a bit of a renaissance in recent years — let’s be honest, it’s because of “The Walking Dead” — they never really went out of style with survivalists, outdoorsmen, and members of the military.
Dubbed the EX-T01, this tomahawk was designed with that group in mind.
The EX-T01 is American-made and the result of a collaboration between Hogue Inc. and former reconnaissance Marine turned renown knife maker, Allen Elishewitz. Rendered from hardened steel, this thing is made to be durable, but it’s also light as hell, weighing under one pound.
Its blade is perfect for chopping, while the pointed heel and toe are capable of penetrating cuts. The EX-T01 can also be outfitted with pry bar, hammer, and spike accessories, and its skeletal design means that the axe remains incredibly light, and very fast.
The EX-T01 from Hogue Inc.Image via Hogue Inc.
At just over a foot long, the tomahawk comes with a sheath and waistband paddle so it can be carried with ease. The paddle uses a locking mechanism and magnets to hold the tomahawk, but remains easy to access in case of emergency — you know, like when you have to fight bears, zombies, or redcoats; the things you really want a tomahawk for.
Beyond chopping zombies to pieces — or aliens, given its modern, almost space-age design — the EX-T01 does all the normal stuff you’d expect from a high-end axe, and at close to $300, it’s fair to demand a lot.
It may not have the classic feel or look of a wooden tomahawk, but I’m pretty sure this thing will make mincemeat of whatever you throw its way, or whichever way you throw it. Check out the video below and see for yourself.
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