The brother firefighters at LoneStar Axe LLC were gracious enough to send THE PIG up to Ohio for some fireground tests. We put THE PIG to work for a few days as we had an acquired structure and a forcible entry prop to get the tool into many hands. The only complaint heard was that some firefighters prefer a wood handle over the fiberglass one we used. Wood and fiberglass mounting options are available here. Check out the rest of the review below which includes pictures and videos.
Here is the description of the THE PIG right from the LoneStar Axe LLC website: THE PIG is an innovative and beautifully simple, fire service tool that was developed by an experienced Austin, Texas firefighter. THE PIG combines the two working ends of the flat-head and the pick-head axe. Ask yourself- How often do firefighters actually use the cutting edge of a fire service axe? Firefighting has evolved and THE PIG has arrived to devour every assignment in it’s path. (more…)