MAN STUFF: You’ve Gotta Nice Axe

Written by Doug Giles on March 15, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-03-15 at 8.42.40 AMLet me preface this review by saying that the SOG Voodoo Hawk is one of the better looking tomahawks I’ve seen out there. Aesthetically, the Voodoo definitely has a “bird of prey” aesthetic about it. Holding one of these should automatically grow some hair on your chest, deepen your voice, and give you an urge to buy out the local hardware store of wooden planks.

That said, let’s dive into what makes the Voodoo Hawk a bayou terror.

SOG preceded the Voodoo Hawk with the Tactical Tomahawk and the FastHawk. The Voodoo was envisioned as some sort of compromise between the tactical’s longer reach but ungainly throwing ability and the FastHawk’s speed but small size. What they came up with, I’m guessing, was nothing like they had planned for.

By comparison to the other two, the Voodoo has a much meatier blade and heft to it. Whereas its predecessors’ skeletonized frames made them supposedly quicker, the Voodoo is all about strength and power.

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