JEEP LIFE AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
The perfect companion to every off-roader is a great trench shovel. There are many out there and they all look the same. Don't let that fool you though...
A good trench shovel needs to be made of quality steel. It needs to be sharp, with some weight to it. There have a thick handle that feels substantial in your hands while using it. The blade needs to feel secure when it's open or closed and there's nothing wrong with a saw blade and beveled edge either, both come in handy sometimes.
Yeah, there are many trench shovels out there, but trust me, there are not many good trench shovels out there.
For about $100 bucks CRKT makes a GREAT trench shovel! Sure it looks is tough, but the quality is even tougher. Digging out of sand or trenching through the hard, rocky ground isn't a problem for the TRENCHER, and every box is checked when it comes to this tool. I love it!
-Blade Length 7.875" (200.03 mm)
-Blade Edge Combination
-Blade Steel 1050 Carbon Steel, 40-45 HRC
-Blade Finish Coating
-Blade Thickness 0.080" (2.03 mm)
-Closed Length 20.750" (527.05 mm)
-Weight 58.3 oz
-Handle Carbon Steel, Polypropylene, Nylon
-Style Spade w/Threaded Cylinder Lock + Sheath
-Sheath Material Black Polyester Fabric with Polypropylene Insert
-Overall Length 27.188" (690.58 mm)
The last thing anyone wants is to be 100 miles into the middle of nowhere with a bunch of tools that aren't prepared for the job. The TRENCHER by CRKT is built to tackle any terrain and they back that with a lifetime warranty to give you a little piece of mind.
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Photos by Kevin Warn