Condor 13 3/8" Overall Length Throwing Axe

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Throw with precision and confidence with the Condor Throwing axe. This throwing axe boasts a 7-inch tool head made from CK75 high carbon steel and finished with UltraBlaC2. Featuring an overall length of 13.38 inches, the sleek-looking axe weighs 16.4 ounces. Cutouts at the bottom of the 1075 spring carbon steel handle offer better balance and control when throwing at a target.

If you think this axe can only be used for throwing, think again. The durability and strength of the axe make it versatile enough to be used around the campsite as well.

Model Number: CTK4010BT
Catalog Number: 397973
Blade Length 7.0 inches
Blade Material Carbon Steel (1075)
Blade Edge Plain
Point Axe
Handle Material Carbon Steel
Total Length 13.38 inches
Blade Color Black
Sheath Included No
Knife Type Fixed Blade
Knife Weight 16.4 ounces
Handle Color Black
Knives Included 1

The man behind the Condor Tool & Knife designs:

Arlan started A. D. Lothe & Associates, Inc. in 1988 as a design, new product development and marketing consulting company that specializes in knives, hand tools and kitchen items.

Over the years Arlan has designed for and consulted with many nationally known firms, including Chicago Cutlery, Camillus Knife, Fiskars, Gerber, Wusthof Trident, Warner Manufacturing Company, Woodworker’s Supply, Outers Laboratories, Condor Tool & Knife, Inc and many others. Arlan supports his knife and tool design work with a collection of over 3,000 knives, over 300 axes and a library of hundreds of knife and tool books and antique catalogs from around the world.

A most notable project was his design of the Miracle Blade 3 knives as seen on TV, with Chef Tony, which turned out to be the best selling knife line in the history of direct response television.

In 1995 Arlan and his client were awarded the “Best New Product from the State of Minnesota” from QVC and he went on to do over 120 live shows selling his Slices Perfect Kitchen Slicing System. He has also done shows for QVC in the UK and Germany.

In 2000 Arlan was awarded two “Retailers’ Choice Awards” for two of his FireStone axe designs at the National Hardware Show in Chicago. There were only 25 such awards given that year, selected from over 250,000 items on display.

Arlan is an avid hunter, outdoorsman, wood worker, gourmet chef and a knife and axe thrower. Most of his designs come from practical experience and 35 years of creative endeavors.

In 2006 Arlan was inducted into the International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame for “out standing design”. The IKTHF is made up of the finest knife and axe throwers in the USA who have sanctioned competitions all over the country. One of his axe designs, the FireStone Sport Axe, has won more competitions than any other axe in the history of the sport.

Arlan holds over 20 patents on items such as knives, hand tools, broad heads, knife sharpeners and others.

Arlan’s design and product development philosophies are very elemental; make something better or develop some thing new that satisfies the wants and needs of the end user, while providing high perceived value and unique designs to better the competition, while providing clients with engineering that can be produced at above normal profit margins, which sell through well and brings repeat business. Being a “knife nut” him self he understands the psyche of other “knife nut’s” which helps him to create “just got to have” designs even when a buyer all ready owns hundreds of knives.

Arlan and his wife and business partner Dottie live in central Wisconsin in a log home they designed and built from trees they cut themselves from their 160 acre woodland farm they call “Valhalla”. They have an office, design studio and conference center in their home; two prototype shops, one for wood and plastics and another for metal. There is also a knife and axe throwing range, archery range, rifle and pistol ranges, trap range, 22 miles of trails, three ponds and at the back of the property a 20’X32’ Desert Storm military tent, which serves as a Whitetail Deer hunting camp.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
By Paul G. from Iowa
November 27, 2008

This axe was purchased for use as a very basic camp and survival tool. The quality seems very good. The edges are extremely sharp. There is one drawback because it does not come with a sheath. I would purchase this item again or the other Condor products. I wrapped the handle with para cord for gripping, with extra length for a lanyard.

By Robert L. from Nantucket, MA
July 21, 2007

This is a great throwing hatchet. It has a good feel and is nicely balanced!

By Jordan T. from Athens, GA
July 17, 2007

This axe is a joy to own. It is sturdy and fits in the hand very nicely. Well balanced and throws well.

By Charles C. from Pitkin, LA
January 13, 2007

Excellent product as well as shipping. No complaints at all. Thanks very much!

By George T. from Baker City.OR
December 5, 2015

Nice tool, good thrower.

By Joe L. from Seattle, WA
December 1, 2009

Good item. Comes with an unwrapped handle, and not the sharpest thing out of the box, but it still sticks well when its thrown. Well worth the money and lots of fun!

By Bruno D. from Montréal, Qc, Canada
June 5, 2009

It is good steel, well balanced, and very plain!

By Jennifer H. from Charles Town, WV
December 24, 2006

It is a good throwing ax!

By Tom . from New Mexico
November 12, 2006

It is a good item and I like the solid one piece theme.

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