Barco USA FSS Axe Fire Fighter's Forestry Service FSS

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 25, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
This Auciton : one Old Forest Forestry Service Axe

Barco USA FSS Unique Forest Service Axe

Handled Axe Has a Brand New Hickory Handle!

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Actual Axe Shown in the picture below.

They Just dont make them like this anymore, true Quality Steel - Should last A Life time!

This Axe is a Barco Firefighters Axe with FSS & USA Stamped in it.

Used and From the Forest Service Federal Supply, with a Brand New Hickory Handle

The axe head is right at 7.25" inches long, the blade is right at 4.25" wide.

The Hickory Handle measures 36"

The Axe weights in at 3 pounds 12 oz all Total .

Axe #396

This Pulaski Forester Axe Combination grub hoe/axe is designed for chopping, grubbing, and digging fire lines in brush-filled or rocky terrain. Also is used for trail construction and maintenance.

All of our Pulaski's and Axes were purchased directly from the U.S. Forest Service. I will measure and weigh and notate all the obvious makings. I may miss some. Pictures are of the actual axe for sale. Please do not hesitate to ask questions.

Pulaski: Developed to grub and chop duff during forest fires, the Pulaski combines an axe bit with an adz-shaped grub hoe on wood or fiberglass handle. It is preferred by many trail crews for loosening dirt, cutting through roots, or grubbing brush because it is widely available and easier to carry than single-purpose tools. Unlike grub hoes or mattocks the Pulaski is a sharp-edged took. With the bit and adz keenly honed, a Pulaski is an excellent woodworking tool for shaping the notches and joints of turnpikes, bridges, and other timber projects. A sharpened Pulaski should be marked to discourage anyone from mistakenly dulling a Pulaski meant for timber work by using it for digging.

Safety tip: Work with Pulaski in front of you. Never swing above shoulder level.

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I always combine shipping!

Shipping & Handling

Continental USA will be $12.95 via UPS Ground, + $7.00 to Hawaii, Alaska & PR as Shipped Priority USPS Mail

Quite Often I can Ship additional Pulaskis or Axes to USA at least for NO Additional Shipping, Message to Combine!

Email for for Shipping to Canada, & All Internation. We will gladly ship to Anyw Possible!

We still have hundreds of Old Axes left from this purchase. All are from the US Forest Service, and most are Old & Vintage or Antique. I have lots of True Temper Kelly Works & Barco Firefighter & Axe Heads. Email if you are looking for anything specific and I will try and get it listed in my store.

I do combine purchases made in a reasonable time, paid and shipped together. All additional purchases, pay highest shipping once, and reduce shipping and handling by 50% for On ALL additional auction and store purchases from RR-Sales ( 50% off Combine applies to Continental USA ). All other areas I will combine for best available shipping quote.

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