Bulldog Tools Taper Mouth Treaded Shovel Powerbreaker Insulated Handle
- Availability: Available
- Estimated Dispatch: 4 - 6 working days
- Manufacturer: Bulldog Tools
- Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland
Ideal for digging holes and trenches in hard and compacted ground, this model boasts a highly durable steel blade with round corners for reduced penetration damage, and treads to protect your footwear and prevent slippage.
This model of Bulldog’s Insulated Taper Mouth Shovel has the added benefit of a treaded No.2 blade, enabling you to use the power of your legs in the digging action without damaging your footwear or slipping when working in wet or muddy conditions. Designed for digging holes and trenches in hard and compacted ground, this tool has been manufactured to BS8020 standards and comes with a Certificate of Conformity. It has also been tested to 10,000 volts and is guaranteed to 1,000 volts.
This Taper Mouth Shovel boasts a highly durable blade (L 315mm x 250mm) which has been solid-forged with the socket from a single piece of manganese steel. Tempered for strength and rigidity, it has also been given an epoxy coating for added durability. The blade’s round corners moreover work to significantly reduce the risk of penetration damage to underground pipes and cables when you are digging.
The rubber collar meanwhile incorporates a protective wear sleeve and serves to insulate your hands. Finally, the 28” (711mm) shaft and YD handle are made from a single solid fibreglass piece for excellent strength and longevity, the D-shape of the handle ensuring you can maintain a firm but comfortable grip on the shovel
- Manufactured to BS8020 standards, tested to 10,000 volts, guaranteed to 1,000 volts, and supplied with a Certificate of Conformity
- Featuring a highly durable manganese steel blade (No.2, L 315mm x 250mm), forged with the socket and coated with epoxy paint; round edges also reduce penetration damage
- Treads on the blade’s upper edge protect your footwear and prevent slippage in wet and muddy conditions
- Also featuring a rubber collar with a protective wear sleeve to insulate your hands
- Comfortable use ensured by the D-shaped handle on the 28” shaft, the two parts made from one solid fibreglass piece
About Bulldog ToolsBulldogs 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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