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Any 'hawks out there?
« on: December 15, 2013, 08:03:38 PM »
I have thrown a few 'throwing' tomahawks in the past. I now have a hankering to try it out again and maybe buy one. Anyone have a recommendation or two?
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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 09:04:12 AM »
I bought a few of them on BUDK for my Dad. I didn't know if he used them yet...I'll ask him soon here.
I do know that some are cheap and will break easy on first hit.
When I said "Cheap" there was no brand name on there.
But, I think there are some GREAT throwing tomahawks out there!  )k*

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2013, 05:17:04 PM »
My English pipe hawk throws pretty good but I don't know where it originated from.



Might try the possibles shop or totw.

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 07:15:30 PM »
Yeah, Track has 'em on sale every so often. Shoulda bought one when they were on sale for 16 bucks...
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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2013, 06:50:50 PM »
Hah! That's been a while!

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2013, 06:59:50 PM »
Here is my "prettiest" 'hawk; I haven't thrown it yet, and probably never will. I do have an English 'hawk that is a throwin' one, as well as a French one. Those use a little different technique to throw.

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2013, 08:20:42 PM »
Sweet. Did you do the engraving?
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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2013, 09:28:32 AM »
No, a friend of mine made the entire 'hawk. the head is a piece of 45 cal. rifle barrel! Can you see it??

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2013, 07:06:50 PM »
If I squint real hard..... )lI
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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2014, 04:43:37 AM »
Just noticed this little thread and yes, I do happen to have one of these.



It is a cheap one that I scored off of BudK a year or so back, as I recall it was about $12 and I ordered up a spare handle for it as well.  That proved un-needed though, it tracks well and I can stick the blade end just about every time.
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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2014, 08:49:00 AM »
Hah! A spare handle is a good thing to have....especially if playing "games" at the 'hawk block.

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Re: Any 'hawks out there?
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2014, 11:58:31 AM »
For those interested in learning the "how to" part of throwing a tomahawk there are a few video presentations on You Tube that will get you started.  This is a pretty good one once you get past all the self promotion part of the presenter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9AAxoJeAyM

Just like anything else that you must learn how to do, practice, practice and then practice a little more. *Z$
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