On its base conceptual level, the Axxis attempts to fill two key roles in an outdoorsperson’s arsenal: an axe and a sturdy fixed blade. It takes the hand axe-style tools of the stone age and gives them a thoroughly modern revision oriented around saving weight and space. “Cutting pack weight is easy enough when considering a tent or a sleeping bag, where innovations in materials and design have led to some major weight saving breakthroughs,” explains BDBW founder Sean Heumann. “Unfortunately, when it comes to reducing the weight of survival knives and camp axes, there has been little to no design evolution since their ancient counterparts first emerged.”
They have reached out to us, but I haven’t had the chance to look much into it. I like it better than the (now defunct) Klecker though.
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