Wilton’s BASH sledge hammer is a gadget fit for Asgard, where the almighty Thor resides. Why? For starters, it’s been fitted with a steel core that completely eliminates breaking during over-strikes, a no-slip vulcanized rubber handle, as well as an anti-vibration neck, making it as comfortable as humanly possible. There’s also a lanyard hole to ensure that you can safely secure the hammer to your wrist, along with a safety plate so the forged 46 HRC steel head won’t dislodge during use. Product page. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
“After maybe 1,000 whacks, the B.A.S.H. held strong. In fact, the test was a bit demoralizing – my back felt more worn than the hammer looked. It barely seemed used. The handle flexed gently on impact but never showed any sign of fracture. And the B.A.S.H. is one of the most comfortable sledges I’ve ever swung; the handle absorbs so much vibration that overstriking felt more like hammering a nail than clobbering steel,” according to PopSci magazine. More information.