Bulldog Cable Laying Treaded Shovel Ash T Handle | Lawnmowers Direct

Bulldog Tools Cable Laying Treaded Shovel 28 inch Ash T Handle

£31.99inc vat

  • Availability: Discontinued
  • Estimated Dispatch: No longer available
  • Manufacturer: Bulldog Tools
  • Delivery Charge: £3.95 on orders under £50

Designed for clay-digging and heavy ground-breaking jobs, this Premier Cable Laying Shovel boasts a highly durable steel blade, flat treads to protect your shoes and prevent slippage, and a 28 inch ash shaft with a T-shaped grip for comfortable use.

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Product Description

This Premier Cable Laying Shovel features a slightly dished blade with round cutting edges, and is designed for clay-digging and heavy ground-breaking work. This model boasts a T-shaped handle and flat treads on the blade, making it more comfortable to use the power of your legs in the digging action.

 This shovel features a strong and durable blade (L 280mm x W 114mm) which has been solid-forged with the socket from a single piece of steel. The treads meanwhile have been welded onto the blade’s upper edge, protecting your shoes from damage and preventing you from slipping when working in wet and muddy conditions.

 This tool also boasts a 28” (711mm) shaft made from high-quality American & German FSC ash, buried deep within the socket for added strength, and varnished for weather-resistance. The shaft’s T-shaped grip meanwhile makes for comfortable use.

Product Features
  • Ideal for clay-digging and heavy ground-breaking jobs
  • Featuring a highly durable blade (L 280mm x W 114mm) forged with the socket from one piece of steel
  • Flat treads prevent slippage in wet/muddy conditions and protect your footwear
  • Also featuring a 28” FSC ash shaft with a T-shaped grip for user comfort; fitted deep in the socket for added strength and varnished for weather-resistance

Technical Specifications

Weight6 kg
About Bulldog Tools
Bulldogs are so called because they were once commonly used in the (now thankfully defunct) sport of bull-baiting. As such, it’s no surprise that over the centuries bulldogs were bred to be tough and powerful creatures. Bulldog Tools, on the other hand, is a UK based company which has specialised in the creation of high quality gardening equipment since 1780, when the company was first established at the Clarington Forge site in Wigan. Like the canine from which the company draws its name, Bulldog Tools’ range of equipment is made to be robust, strong and admirably reliable. As they are also built to last, purchasing a Bulldog Tool is always a long-term investment which offers great value alongside superb performance. In fact, the company is so confident in the sturdiness of its forged garden spades and forks that many tools even come with a lifetime manufacturer’s guarantee.

Bulldog Tools are still made at Clarington Forge today, making the company one of the oldest businesses still existing in the Wigan area and the only full time forge still making spades and forks within the UK. With well over two centuries of experience in the industry the people at Bulldog Tools have honed their craft to absolute perfection, creating a variety of superb spades and forks which have heads forged from a single piece of steel and securely riveted to a sturdy ash shaft. The use of these high quality techniques and materials has ensured that Bulldog Tools’ equipment is renowned across the world for its durability and effectiveness.

If this still hasn’t convinced you that Bulldog Tools is a company which offers something a little bit different than most, you should probably be aware that in 2010, as part of its 230th anniversary celebrations, Bulldog Tools broke the Guinness World Record™ for the largest garden spade in the world! Not content with this, Bulldog has since broken the record again with an even larger spade measuring an impressive 4.5 metres, which has also been displayed at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

Definitely more than just another tool company, then.

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