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Old May 6, 2019, 16:10   #33
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A modern light-weight pickaxe is about 5lbs, so I'd expect an old one to be around the 10lb mark. a heavier pickaxe isn't helping you, it's just tiring your arms out quicker everytime you lift it. As long as you have enough weight in the head for it to swing properly under it's own momentum it'll work.
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