Fiskars Splitter

Discussion in 'Axes, Mauls, and Hand Saws' started by Micah Anderson, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. Micah Anderson

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    New to FHC. Just wondering what peoples thoughts are on the Fiskars Splitting Axe. Ive had one for a little over 8 months now and I love it.
     
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    Welcome!
    You’ll find many posts about them here. I’ve got both the super splitting axe and their maul as well. I do enjoy them both when splitting is easy. I break out the hydro most of the time.

    Great to have ya! Share some pics and enjoy it here.


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  3. Marvin

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    Welcome to the club buddy! I thought that looked like a fiskars in your truck the other week. I have the splitting axe and the isocore and love them both. From what I've heard from other members their return policy is great if anything goes wrong with it.

    There are quite a few PA members. Some of them are fairly close to us including the man that put this all together Scotty Overkill and his partner in tree climbing blacksmith. Spirit of Two Socks and TurboDiesel are nearby too. I have yet to get out of my little bubble and shake their hands though :picard:

    I'm glad you joined.
     
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    Welcome to the club, Micah Anderson!:handshake:
    I think you're gonna like it here.
     
  6. Micah Anderson

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    Thanks for the welcome!!! Definitely glad I found this forum!
     
  7. Micah Anderson

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    We need to find a weekend to get in the woods soon!!!
     
  8. Marvin

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    Agreed! Especially now that the bugs are gone.
     
  9. bushpilot

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    The Fiskars are generally well-like by those who split by hand. I have both the x27 and the Isocore, and they both have their place. If I had to choose one, it would be the Isocore. But the x27 comes in a close second.
     
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    Welcome Micah Anderson. I was in Belleville and Allensville yesterday. Central PA is a great place to live if you heat with firewood. Glad you joined!
     
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    Thanks! Glad to be here!
     
  12. Dakota Hoarder

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    What other said. I hand split everything with the iso core and splitting axe. Gets the job done for me with a lot of exercise and sweat!
     
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    Love mine.
     
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  14. Jack of All Trades NH

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    I love my Fiskars super splitting axe, it was all I used for a while before finally giving in and getting a small kinetic splitter. I recently borrowed a friends Fiskars Maul and decided to compare the two. If you are interested in some entertainment value please check it out here
    (don't take it too serious lol)
     
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    Today I compared my axes/mauls. Splitting big white ash rounds, I noticed no difference in splitting ability between the three. So for weight to hp ratio, the x27 is my choice. If the isocore was 6# I’d probably like it better. The thing on the right, is an $8 pos I’ve had for 25 years. Been grinding on it and making it “better” for 10. The thing on the left is my shorhandled 8#er. I’m not like a lot of people, when the maul sticks, I don’t wrestle with it. It not only wears you out. I’ll just have to see how long the x27 can take the whoopin’. C8AB74D4-1076-47C4-A9CF-F9848FD3D9D6.jpeg
     
  16. BanderRand

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    You will have to get the matching Fiskars clothing line to go with the Fiskars axe. Not only is it functional, its practical and fashionable!
    (All above statements are a joke)
     
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    I now have both, just bought Isocore on closeout. The Isocore split large red oak rounds that I could not split with the x27. More use will tell the tale for overall. I agree with whomever said it would be interesting to evaluate if they had a 6 lb Isocore. I wonder if one could cut/grind 2 lbs off the 8 lb one!
     
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    Fiskars is the best workout there is. I use my log splitter to make the logs smaller so I can enjoy splitting with my fiskars
     
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    I have the x25 and the isocore. They both work well, but each have their place. For popping apart big rounds ( over 15” diameter) there’s no comparison. The isocore is heavier with a bigger flare. For smaller rounds the axes are faster as they are lighter. If I could only have one I’d throw them both away and keep my Supersplit. Handsplitting is ok for small amounts, but I have no desire or free time to hand split 8 full cords every year.
     
  20. lumberjohn

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    I’ve split more again, by hand, in the past couple of years since getting mine.
    I started out with a back breaker until I bought my splitter. I enjoy manual splitting again.
     
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