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I have a bit of a selection of both mauls and splitting axes - the axes are set at different angles, so on some wood a 5lb axe is more effective than an 8lb maul. Both mauls have fibreglass shafts the older 'black forest type' has a shaved down fibreglass pick handle this totally changes to vibs coming up the shaft. The axes are of the very old english forged heads with wooden shafts plus a few modern axes with fibreglass shafts.


I find using a selection really saves energy when splitting all day:thumbup1:

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I'm new at splitting but bought both a cheap ax and a good maul from Jonesy and the maul just looked and felt right. This unfit old man cleaves nearly every round in one swing..good excercise. (i'm thinking of charging admission like a gymn :-) ).


But I'm only splitting for myself. If it was commercial then I'd want to compare a good big ax with a narrower blade cord.

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