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axes of the movies

Discussion in 'Axe, Tomahawk, & Hatchet Forum' started by Bladite, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. Agent_H

    Agent_H Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Maybe this thing?

    Fire Axe Inc. JP Special Pickhead Firefighter Axe
  2. Faiaoga


    Jul 3, 2012
    The western novel "Shane" starts out with Shane helping a frontier family clear out a stump with a heavy axe; it isan important scene to establish the relationship of the former gunfighter Shane to his adopted family. A film version was made, but I cannot remember if the axe scene was part of the film. Can any movie experts help out? :cool:

    I think the book was by Jack Schaefer in 1949, the film was from 1952. Correct me if I am wrong.:D
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2016
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  3. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That same company makes an aluminum ceremonial axe, and it's more likely that they used it as its a prop that needs to be safe.
    I don't have it anymore, but the pics on that companies website are what I based a wooden fire axe on that I made as a prop for Halloween when I was a kid. I really wish I still had it.
  4. tanglediver

    tanglediver Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2013
  5. quinton


    Nov 4, 2006
    The movie, "Where the Red Fern Grows", has several axe scenes, including an axedental death. The lil' punk axeualy deserved it.
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  6. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    I only remember seeing the one axe though, the double bit that his dad gave him.
    It always intrigued me as it seemed to be a full sized double bit head on a hatchet length handle.
  7. quinton


    Nov 4, 2006
    His dad hands him a man sized double bit to finish chopping down the big sycamore that his first coon was treed in, too.
    I remember seeing "Where the Red Fern Grows" on the playing now sign in front of the local drive-in when it was first released.
  8. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That's right, I forgot about the full.sized db he's handed to finish the tree off.
  9. Goose 7279

    Goose 7279

    Jul 22, 2015
    Yea i think its called the jp special from fire ax inc they are pretty awesome ive wanted one also wanted the badaxx
  10. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That's definitely the maker, but they also make an aluminum ceremonial version ( armorers always try to avoid real steel blades whenever possible, so I'm still assuming it may be the aluminum version )

    They are an awesome liking axe though.
  11. steve-in-kville


    Dec 25, 2001
    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?

    (I'm not a vampire movie guy, but it was a cool flick!)
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  12. rjdankert

    rjdankert Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Mar 10, 2011


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  13. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    And it's a Michigan with phantom bevels too, now that's awesome 👍
  14. Lieblad


    Jul 24, 2015
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  15. Steve Tall

    Steve Tall

    Aug 28, 2010
    Star Trek Generations

  16. wanganui axe

    wanganui axe

    Jun 29, 2017
    Just watched Arnold Schwarzenegger in Commando last night.1985.At the start Arnie is splitting wood and catches a reflection in a really shiny axe.Prominant in the axe is True Temper.Later while rescuing his daughter he takes out some random South {or maybe central} American guerilla with a meaty double bit.
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  17. wanganui axe

    wanganui axe

    Jun 29, 2017
  18. wanganui axe

    wanganui axe

    Jun 29, 2017
    Overkill there that poor chunk of wood!!!!
  19. DB_Cruiser


    Jul 17, 2018
    While not a movie, Rick Grimes' hatchet sees some pretty heavy use in The Walking Dead. Supposedly it is a Cold Steel Gang Hatchet. Every time he uses it, I turn to my wife and say, "Nice axe!" She just rolls her eyes.
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  20. Kevin Houtzager

    Kevin Houtzager

    Jun 25, 2017
    Last edited: May 13, 2019
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