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    Update on the Ax Head I soaked for 2 days

    Soaked it in Rust Be Gone for 2 days. If anyone knows a age guesstimate Id appreciate the help. Click image for larger version. 

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    I think that it would be considered a shingle hatchet. Put it back in to soak some more. You might find a makers name or mark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Indian Steve View Post
    I think that it would be considered a shingle hatchet. Put it back in to soak some more. You might find a makers name or mark.
    Gotcha is there anything else you could recommend for treatment?

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    Nice ax head!
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    Quote Originally Posted by azdirtdigger View Post
    Nice ax head!
    Thanks!! Trying to figure out around how old it might be.

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    I would put in my electrolysis tank.....it would come out nice. Iron is cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by villagenut View Post
    I would put in my electrolysis tank.....it would come out nice. Iron is cool!
    Wish I had one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truth1253 View Post
    Wish I had one
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ID:	1550094 easy to make with a 5 gal. bucket and a battery charger. UTube it...........Very easy! Ax head took about 12 hours
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ID:	1550094 easy to make with a 5 gal. bucket and a battery charger. UTube it...........Very easy! Ax head took about 12 hours
    Thanks buddy
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    Congrats on the axe head Truth.
    VPNavy has a chart on Axe heads that will identify that axe and it's age.
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    Quote Originally Posted by against the wind View Post
    Congrats on the axe head Truth.
    VPNavy has a chart on Axe heads that will identify that axe and it's age.
    I used it to ID mine as a 1880's Michigan
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