Bulldog Tools Square Trench Treaded Shovel 28″ Insulated D Handle

£88.95 £73.99

  • Estimated Dispatch: two weeks
  • Manufacturer: Bulldog Tools
  • Delivery Charge: £4.95 on orders under £75

Ideal for digging trenches for pipes and cables, this shovel has been manufactured to BS8020 standards and is guaranteed to 1,000 volts. The steel blade is strong, durable and features round corners to significantly reduce the risk of damage to pipes/cables.

This is the treaded version of Bulldog’s Insulated ‘Powerbreaker’ Square Trench Shovel, featuring treads which have been welded to the blade’s upper edge. These help to protect your footwear from damage and prevent you from slipping in wet and muddy conditions, when putting the power of your legs into the digging action.

Forged in Britain and designed to deliver the ultimate in terms of quality and strength, this tool has been manufactured to meet BS8020 standards, and comes supplied with a Certificate of Conformity. It has also been tested to 10,000 volts, and is guaranteed to 1,000 volts. Intended for general trench-digging jobs, this shovel is particularly useful for digging narrow trenches for the laying of pipes and cables.

This shovel features an incredibly strong blade (L 290mm x W 125mm) forged with the socket from a single piece of manganese steel. An epoxy coating meanwhile provides extra durability. The blade also has round corners, significantly reducing the risk of penetration damage caused to underground cables and pipes, when you are digging.

 This tool also features a rubber collar with a protective wear sleeve to insulate your hands. The 28” (711mm) shaft and YD handle meanwhile are constructed from a solid fibreglass piece, making them extremely tough and long-lasting. The D-shaped handle also enables you to maintain a firm yet comfortable grip on the shovel at all times.


Technical Specifications

Weight 6 kg
Dimensions 105 cm
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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