The Machine 3.0 is built for durability in the mountains thanks to its hot-forged, one-piece aluminum shaft and head. It's geometry easily clears bulges and cauliflower ice while holding strong during the hardest moves. Solid placement comes easily, even when the ice gets unruly and precision placements can be aided by the thumb guide on the back of the handle. The Machine 3.0 features a dual density handle with multiple grip options, allowing you to shake out when pumped or choke up to get an extended reach. It's Cyclops eye on the head of the axe allows for easy racking on ice clippers, carabiners or other racking methods. the Machine 3.0 comes with the ICE blade and accepts the optional MIX blade.
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|Weight (g / oz)|
Weight (g / oz)
In grams and ounces, the weight, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.
The weight is the packaged weight. If there are differences in weight (due to optional accessories) we'll note them here.
|650 g / 22.90 oz|
|Length (cm)||48 cm|
|Head Details|| No adze or hammer|
2 Screw adjustment
|Ice Rating|| |
Shaft: T / Type 2
|Picks|| Included with the tool: |
Machine Ice Blade
Other Picks Available:
Machine Mix Blade
|Pommel & Grip|
Pommel & Grip
Fixed: An upper pommel that is fixed in place (it cannot move up/down the shaft nor can it be taken off).
Adjustable: An upper pommel that can move up and down the shaft.
Removable & Adjustable: An upper pommel that is completely removable and also adjustable.
Removeable: An upper pommel that is either on or off (it cannot move up/down the shaft).
None: If there is no upper pommel that comes standard (there may or may not be options to buy separately).
Fixed: A lower pommel that is fixed in place (the angle cannot be changed nor can it be taken off).
Adjustable: A lower pommel that can change angle or location on the tool.
Removable: When the lower pommel can be removed but not adjusted.
None: If there is no lower pommel that comes standard (there may or may not be options to buy separately).
| Upper Pommel: Fixed|
Lower Pommel: Fixed
Grip Size: 1 size fits all (not adjustable)
|Materials|| Head: Hot-Forged Aluminum|
Shaft: Hot-Forged Aluminum
Grip: Rubber + Nyn
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