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My New Husqvarna Forest Axe 2084

Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #30 on: September 28, 2017, 09:16:10 AM »
off topic but does Husqvarna have some very odd ad campaign over there about being a real man? here apparently they think it is a great idea to insinuate that programmers aren't men (and they wonder how their site is having so many issues)

I haven't seen this ad series in Tasmania, bit could be what you're referring to?

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #31 on: September 28, 2017, 04:12:28 PM »
Nope, I'm referring to this.

It says Hipster         Programmer         Man


          Real saw makes the difference

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,624
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #32 on: September 28, 2017, 07:34:18 PM »

I like Bob  :D  :D

Everything’s adjustable
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2017, 02:58:37 AM »
Nope, I'm referring to this.

It says Hipster         Programmer         Man


          Real saw makes the difference

Haven't seen anything like that here, no. You could make a bit of a leap and say they are in fact all the same person...
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #34 on: September 29, 2017, 02:59:21 AM »
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #35 on: September 29, 2017, 08:28:41 AM »
Nope, I'm referring to this.

It says Hipster         Programmer         Man


          Real saw makes the difference

Haven't seen anything like that here, no. You could make a bit of a leap and say they are in fact all the same person...

Easy to make all kinds of leaps with that ad campaign. At least it is funny to see how they can't figure out why some things are happening. A bit like when cats and dogs can't figure out there is a glass door in their way

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #36 on: October 01, 2017, 01:31:28 PM »
Not condoning their ads, but I do like their products (Even though their axes aren't made by them)
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #37 on: October 01, 2017, 03:47:26 PM »
Well they do have good products so can't fault anyone for buying them. Hell, if their hatchet wasn't so heavy I'd be looking where to get one over the Fiskars X7

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #38 on: October 02, 2017, 08:14:11 AM »
Well they do have good products so can't fault anyone for buying them. Hell, if their hatchet wasn't so heavy I'd be looking where to get one over the Fiskars X7

I think the X7 is currently the best hatchet I own, the other two are Chinese, so...
The Husky hatchet here is $10-15 or so cheaper than the Fiskars but you also get a consistent product with less work from the X7

I still need to thin down my forest axe handle some more, I think. Will slowly work at polishing up the grind and getting the deeper scratches but I'm not very good at sticking to such a boring task for long periods at a time. Little bites, like getting through an elephant  :rofl:
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #39 on: October 02, 2017, 03:20:26 PM »
Well they do have good products so can't fault anyone for buying them. Hell, if their hatchet wasn't so heavy I'd be looking where to get one over the Fiskars X7

I think the X7 is currently the best hatchet I own, the other two are Chinese, so...
The Husky hatchet here is $10-15 or so cheaper than the Fiskars but you also get a consistent product with less work from the X7

I still need to thin down my forest axe handle some more, I think. Will slowly work at polishing up the grind and getting the deeper scratches but I'm not very good at sticking to such a boring task for long periods at a time. Little bites, like getting through an elephant  :rofl:

Hmm I'll check the local prices to see if they compare.

I have the same issue with sanding. If it can be scraped then that is the obvious solution

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #40 on: October 02, 2017, 06:25:19 PM »
they are about the same price but the Husqvarna is oddly listed as a lot lighter (1.1lbs)

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #41 on: October 03, 2017, 03:56:10 AM »
they are about the same price but the Husqvarna is oddly listed as a lot lighter (1.1lbs)

Head or total?
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #42 on: October 03, 2017, 08:58:39 AM »
 Doesn't say. I'd guess it is the head only. The handle is described as walnut

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #43 on: October 07, 2017, 10:06:59 PM »
You might get a kick out of this. I sent an inquiry to a retailer about the type of wood on the Husqy hatchet. The reply I got was "The handle is wooden".

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #44 on: October 07, 2017, 11:04:45 PM »
 :rofl:  The wooden type of wood then.

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #45 on: October 07, 2017, 11:06:06 PM »

He sounds a bit like that Ozzy Man Reviews guy but toned down somewhat.

Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #46 on: October 07, 2017, 11:09:22 PM »

He sounds a bit like that Ozzy Man Reviews guy but toned down somewhat.

Not enough smurfs in there to be Ozzy Man
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #47 on: October 07, 2017, 11:10:42 PM »
 
You might get a kick out of this. I sent an inquiry to a retailer about the type of wood on the Husqy hatchet. The reply I got was "The handle is wooden".

 :rofl:

Why do they get muppets answering questions like that?
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 12,624
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #48 on: October 08, 2017, 07:39:35 AM »
You might get a kick out of this. I sent an inquiry to a retailer about the type of wood on the Husqy hatchet. The reply I got was "The handle is wooden".

 :rofl:

Why do they get muppets answering questions like that?

Wooden
That's funny  :rofl:

Everything’s adjustable
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #49 on: October 08, 2017, 10:46:18 AM »
You might get a kick out of this. I sent an inquiry to a retailer about the type of wood on the Husqy hatchet. The reply I got was "The handle is wooden".

 :rofl:

Why do they get muppets answering questions like that?

Wooden
That's funny  :rofl:

my current theory is that to avoid saying they are not sure which wood it is, he replied using the thing they know for sure

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2017, 12:29:48 PM »
You wooden read about it.
Oh wait, I just did....

Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #51 on: October 08, 2017, 01:12:15 PM »
You wooden read about it.
Oh wait, I just did....

He's barking up the wrong tree
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 11,068
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #52 on: October 08, 2017, 02:51:43 PM »
 :facepalm: :facepalm: so the puns begin. maybe i should just shrub it off

Solving problems you didn't know you had in the most obscure way possible

"And now, it's time to hand this over to our tame race axe driver. Some say, he can live in the forest for six months at a time without food, and he knows of a secret tribe of only women where he is their God. All we know is, he's call the Styx!" - TazzieRob
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Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #53 on: October 08, 2017, 11:58:16 PM »
:facepalm: :facepalm: so the puns begin. maybe i should just shrub it off

... and why knot ?

babola: "Enjoy your tools and don't be afraid to air your opinion and feelings here, but do it in courteous and respectable way toward others, of course."
Hero Member Posts: 880
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #54 on: October 09, 2017, 12:05:17 AM »
:facepalm: :facepalm: so the puns begin. maybe i should just shrub it off

... and why knot ?

It's fir enough, life's not always a beech
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #55 on: October 09, 2017, 01:01:02 AM »
 :D

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 16,762 Plumbers Know Their Crap!!
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #56 on: October 09, 2017, 01:19:42 AM »
A little off subject yet at the same time not, but how is Husqvarna power equipment?
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #57 on: October 09, 2017, 01:33:14 AM »
Not a user myself but I asked a similar question a while back, will try to find the response...

EDIT: This thread: https://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,72786.msg1508038.html#msg1508038
« Last Edit: October 09, 2017, 01:37:56 AM by Syncop8r »

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 16,762 Plumbers Know Their Crap!!
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #58 on: October 09, 2017, 03:19:00 AM »
Thanks, but the piece of equipment I’m wondering about is a snowblower, I don’t know anything on them, I was just wondering how Husqvarna is on anything..
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,930
Re: My New Husqvarna Forest Axe
« Reply #59 on: October 09, 2017, 03:24:43 AM »
Thanks, but the piece of equipment I’m wondering about is a snowblower, I don’t know anything on them, I was just wondering how Husqvarna is on anything..
JR
Well from what others have said I take it that Husqvarna anything is as good as, almost as good as, or slightly better than Stihl. Which makes it pretty good.


 

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