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#1 kurgan

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 02:45 pm

has any one used one of these, im in the army so ive dug a few holes theres a knife blade down the side for hacking ungrowth and a saw on the other you can also angle the whole thing so i turns into a pick ,i use them a lot as most of the places i ferret are headge rows or b*****d bushes on golf courses ,i can get my hands on a few i anyone is willing to pay the postage ,wont be back from Bosnia till March so best pm me after chrismas.

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 09:00 pm

You will be better off with a plstic kids spade mate.....

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 10:13 pm

i bought one a while back for ferretin and the first time i had to dig with it the bloody thing broke.there only a waste of time :)

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 10:44 pm

Agree, they are not really up for the job of diging deep holes.

I find this below good at the moment. ;)

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 11:03 pm

Have a look on B & F website.....they got some nice ones on there....not expensive either

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 11:56 pm

i use a bulldog cut down nice and easy 2 carry and does the job

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 12:00 am

I keep one in the bottom of my kit. Locked sideways, they make a decent enough scraper. Every once in a while they fill the gap between a yoho and a real shovel. The only time they're good for digging serious holes is when you have the added incentive of incoming rounds. 'Course then you can dig a decent hole with your fingernails. :)

They also come in handy if you have to take a dump in the woods. :whistle:

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 01:24 pm

years ago we use buldog shovels and grafts ,i like ametal shaft non breakable etc , im getting some from amate who uses them for doing driveways etc hes got a mini digger now all the best , dug some fech ove holes 11 feet etc under trees when i ferreted down the scottish borders years back ive had to dig all day for my rabbs some days all the best

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 07:01 pm

them fold up spades on this topic are a load of shit i bought one a while back but it bent in half :no:

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 09:17 pm

weve been using these for 2 yrs now with no problems

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Posted 04 December 2006 - 12:13 pm

There is a massive design fault in army folding shovels..They are perfectly designed to snap the moment you hit a root with the blade. In the middle of the night. In Wales. In the pissing rain.Just as your headtorch battereis need replacing..Not exactly productive to someone with such a calm relaxed outlook on life such as me...

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Posted 04 December 2006 - 01:32 pm

in my own oppinion i think they are shit get your self a tidy digging spade i.e a bulldog etc

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 10:38 am

I have one of them. I was digging ot a layed up jill once and before i got to it the jill came out with a look on here face to say hurry the f**k up :laugh: :laugh:

I personly would stick to a proper jobby :yes:

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 01:38 pm

The only time they're good for digging serious holes is when you have the added incentive of incoming rounds. 'Course then you can dig a decent hole with your fingernails. http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...



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Posted 31 May 2007 - 06:28 pm

Have a look on B & F website.....they got some nice ones on there....not expensive either

b+f blue shovel is not very strong ........ i managed to snap one in two :hmm:


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