"Reinforcing sledge hammer."
Don't you get tired of replacing handles after handles on your sledgehammer. Well there is a easy fixed to this and you will probably never have to replace it again. Take a 2 in. by 3 in. galvanized pipe nipple and slip it over the handle and weld it to the the head. When welding you may want to use a electric welder, and allow enough time to cool down between the several passes. Now when you strike something the nipple will take the impact and not the handle.
Also you can take a 1 in. piece of rigid and use it for your handle. Just take the rigid pipe and weld it onto the head of the sledge. This works really well, but I would recommend putting sometime type of cushioning on the handle.
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