How often do you use a tomahawk? Most think of the tomahawk as a weapon. But actually it was originally used primarily as a tool. The hawk makes one of the best tools for wilderness survival due to its versatility and design. In our last gear review, we talked about the Bivvy Sack by Survival Frog. Now, we’re talking about the tactical tomahawk Rune by CRKT.
The rune is one of CRKT‘s menu tactical tomahawks in their lineup. The rune is one of their latest models. What’s impressive about the ruin is its ability to be used effectively in many different scenarios. The ax head of the ruin was designed to allow you to choke up your grip for tasks like scanning.
As we have discussed before, tomahawks were originally used by north American Indians as tools. The word tomahawk is another word for “to strike down”. The Tomahawk was also widely used in the revolutionary war by American soldiers. The soldiers were actually required to carry either a tomahawk or a sword.
CRKT Rune: Tactical Tomahawk Review
The hawk was designed by Ryan Johnson. He has a video talking about the design of the Rune Tomahawk.
The Rune was made with compact size with the person that has to carry around a tomahawk for extended periods of time. The overall length of the Tomahawk is 12 inches. The weight is about 24 ounces. The ax edge measure is 6.6 inches. The handle has been glass reinforced built with a belt with a nylon. The axe itself was made from SK5 carbon steel.
The CRKT tomahawk is perfect for outdoorsman camping type of work. The Tomahawk is one of the best tools for being out in the wilderness because of its versatility and power. You can use the Tomahawk to create tinder even in wet conditions to start a fire. And if you need to defend yourself with no time to go get a weapon makes an effective weapon.
Watch the video below for the full review on the CRKT Rune.