CRKT 2745 Birler Tactical Pack Axe - Elmer Roush Design
CRKT's Birler is forged to keep you from being SOL in a FOB. The Birler™ tactical pack axe is light enough to cut down on pack weight, yet it’s still burly enough to get everything you need done on a mission.
Elmer Roush of Brasstown, North Carolina knows a thing or two about axes and life in the battle theater. He spent a fair bit of time in Vietnam. Today, in the Forged By War® program, he’s applying his 40 years of blacksmith experience as well as techniques from thousands of years ago to create exceptional tools such as the Birler™.
This is an axe that won’t go AWOL on you when you need to break down doors, build floors and take down tall trees to rescue a fellow soldier. The blade is forged from 1055 carbon steel and is virtually indestructible. Just like those who use it. The sturdy Tennessee hickory handle ensures that the Birler™ won’t fold on you when the fighting gets tough.
Looking at the Birler™ you’d be amazed that it’s such a heavy weight when it comes to work, yet such a lightweight when it comes to carrying it into battle.
If you’re fighting to reduce every ounce as you head into battle, carry the Birler™ in your hand.
- Category End Use: Bushcraft/Hunting/Survival/Field Utility
- Steel: 1055 Carbon
- Rc Hardness: 50-55
- Handle Material: Hickory
- Length Overall: 16" (406 mm)
- Head Length: 5.165" (131 mm)
- Thickness: 1.113" (28 mm)
- Weight - Hawk: 18.3 oz.
- Made In: Taiwan