Can an axe really cut a chain in half?

It happens all the time in movies, and it often looks easy. Modern homesteader Wranglerstar decided to try to cut a chain with an axe for himself.

After a little trial and error, he continues to make progress. The trick it so do it on a hard enough surface so the chain absorbs the force. It also helps to be really good at placing an axe strike accurately in the center of one link.

Will An AXE Split A Chain In Half??? (YouTube / Wranglerstar)