Coleman Steel Camp Axe
For years the Coleman company have been producing quality gear for camping and bushcraft adventurers.
Their steel camp axe is a straightforward very reasonably priced hatchet that should accompany you on your next trip out into the wilderness. This sturdy camping axe should be part of every camping or bushcraft pack. The drop forged head will hold an edge and it is fairly easy to handle because of the rubber non slip grip, making this a great entry level axe.
at a glance
COLEMAN STEEL CAMP AXE
Verdict: Cheap and cheerful but a work horse that you can rely on. The extra weight in the forged head makes chopping a breeze.
You will need to work on the blade to keep it sharp but what do you expect for the price point.
If you are looking for a cheap reliable axe for your next camping or bush craft trip then the Coleman camp axe is just what you need.
Costing about $10 you cant really go far wrong. One thing you might have to do when you get it is fine tune the blade a bit to get it razor sharp.
Price. At under $10 there is no reason why you shouldn’t have one of these. Even if its to keep as a spare or in the shop.
Cheap, reliable and can take a good beating.
Weight. Some have commented that this is a very heavy axe given its size. This, to some may be an issue but it makes chopping wood a bit easier because of the additional weight in the head.
Curved handle. It takes a bit of getting used to and some may prefer other models with straight lightweight handles.
FINAL VERDICT 90
You get what you pay for but still this is a very handy axe. Keep it sharp and look after it and it will serve you well.