If you are after a good quality Combative style Axe, then look no further as the Soldier Axe by J&V Knives is one of the best in this category. The J&V Soldier Axe features and ergonomic design with a multi-grip style handle, which gives the user many choices of grip styles for various uses. The base of the handle features a lanyard hole for extra security and also it has a sharp protruding point for breaking glass, ice etc. The Axe is well blanced and at 610 grams, it is relatively light weight. The 5.5 mm thick MV58 (12C27) steel is robust and for the this axe it has been deferentially heat treated featuring a mild 54HRC spine in order to better absorb impact.
Total Length: 350 mm (13 3/4 inches)
Cutting edge: 80 mm (3 inches.) 5.5 mm
Axe head: 80 mm x 130mm x 5.5 mm
Steel: MV-58 (56-58 HRC), high carbon rust resistant steel similar in charachteristics to Sandvik 12C27
J&V Adventure knives is a relatively new brand of knives, which are entirely hand made in Spain. Although the knife primary knife maker of the company, Juan Martenis, has been making custom made knives under their own individual custom lable since 1985, the J&V brand itself is quite young and only started operation in the last couple of years.
Knives manufactured by J&V are classed as handmade production knives, where all the work is done by hand except each models is manufactured in seriesand batches, hence in a production manner. J&V knives is a fairly neich brand, therefore their range of models is somewhat limited, but what they do make is finished to a very high standard and only the top steel grande and materials are used for the production of the knives. J&V Knives are great value for money, if you are a collector or looking for a serious outdoor knife that is not owned by every other hunter around.