Tim Ferriss Throwing Axe from The Random Show – SOG F01T Tactical Tomahawk

If you’re a fan of The Random Show — the podcast about random topics by Kevin Rose and Tim Ferriss — then you may have seen Episode 21 (at 17:30 in the show) when Tim Ferriss was talking about a throwing axe he had.  I thought it looked super cool, but Tim did not say what kind of axe it is.  So, I did some visual research and tracked it down.  Turns out, Tim was showing off his SOG F01T Tactical Tomahawk.

SOG throwing Axe fullThis thing is cool, and it’s not that expensive — only about $32 on Amazon.  Here’s some more information from the manufacturer:

Heavy-Duty Components Meet Military-Grade Needs
The F01T-N’s 420 stainless steel head has a 2.75-inch edge and is coated in a scratch-resistant, black oxide coating for reduced reflectivity. The head is mounted to a polymer handle with heavy duty bolts. The handle has as a steel ferrule to prevent splitting, and side hammer checkering ensures precise placement when pounding.

Ergonomic, Lightweight Design Ensures Comfortable Use
Even if your blade is sharp, it’s hard to make precise cuts if your axe doesn’t fit comfortably in your hand. That’s why this axe features a unique, ergonomic handle. Crafted from tough, ballistic polymer, the textured handle is slip-free, durable, and well-balanced. Also, at just 24 ounces, the F01T-N is lightweight and easy to carry, and it comes with a nylon sheath for added safety.

This axe is backed by a one-year warranty that protects against defects in manufacturing and materials.

Thowing axe

About SOG: Strong, Innovative Specialty Tools
SOG originally stood for Studies and Observation Group, an elite joint services military group designed to handle covert operations during the Vietnam War. SOG Specialty Knives & Tools was founded in the spirit of this elite group and became the first knife manufacturer to offer an expanded line that included fixed blades, folding knives, and multipurpose tools.

Each SOG product is created by company Founder and Chief Engineer, Spencer Frazer. Known for their uncompromising style and performance, these knives and tools showcase innovation, dependability, and a unique, futuristic style that has garnered awards and recognition worldwide. SOG products have also won favor among law enforcement, military, and industrial customers that rely on their tools to perform flawlessly in the toughest, most adverse conditions.

What’s in the Box
F01T-N Tactical axe and nylon sheath.

SOG Throwing Axe

Based on the Vietnam Tomahawk, the new Tactical Tomahawk is an extreme evolution of the original, which was considered one of the more unusual weapons of its day. Today there is a real need for a versatile tool for breaching operations, excavation, obstacle removal, extraction, and other utility applications. The 420 stainless steel head with hardcased coating is mounted to the fiberglass-reinforced nylon handle with heavy-duty bolts and a steel ferrule for stability. Side hammer checkering ensures precise placement when pounding. Carried in a nylon sheath, this is a universal tool for the modern man. This SOG product is backed by a lifetime warranty.

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