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Old 09-27-2017, 07:20 PM
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Thumbs up Great Digger!

I bought this digger a couple months ago and have nothing but good things to say about it.

I was hoping to get a good quality digging tool with a serrated blade. This shovel has met my needs nicely.

It cuts easily through roots and makes perfect plugs. I highly recommend this digger for everyone especially if you are on a tight budget.

The sheath is handy but it did start to unravel (but a needle and some thread fixed it).

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Old 10-14-2017, 05:45 PM
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I ordered one of these off eBay and got it today. One of the best values ever! I took it out on a quick hunt and am very pleased with it. 9.90 shipped first class.
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Old 10-22-2017, 02:51 PM
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took these out yesterday for several hours....held up fine. The orange handle grips slide off alot, going to epoxy them on and sharpen the edges....great deal though!
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Old 10-22-2017, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by deezdrama View post
took these out yesterday for several hours....held up fine. The orange handle grips slide off alot, going to epoxy them on and sharpen the edges....great deal though!
I got a couple of them the other day in the mail. They work great except for the grips sliding like deezdrama mentioned. After a couple of hunts the handles aren't sliding anymore after getting some dirt inside of them. I think I'll still epoxy them on though.

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Old 10-23-2017, 06:59 AM
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I got a couple of them the other day in the mail. They work great except for the grips sliding like deezdrama mentioned. After a couple of hunts the handles aren't sliding anymore after getting some dirt inside of them. I think I'll still epoxy them on though.

Yes, the grip is my only complaint. The end where the hole is to hang it folds over when you push on it but overall I am still happy with it!

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Old 10-23-2017, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by deezdrama View post
took these out yesterday for several hours....held up fine. The orange handle grips slide off alot, going to epoxy them on and sharpen the edges....great deal though!
Never had a problem with the grip slipping. I got mine off eBay $9.90 with free shipping, but see the same seller is now at $19.90 but still a bargain.
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Old 11-16-2017, 10:02 PM
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How do you break a Hori-Hori? i have used that style for over thirty years without any problems. I don't know how you could break one.
I snapped the blade on my fiskars hori. I lucked out and found a Tru Temper garden knife at my local Ace. I paid much less than the price on Amazon, but it is worth the money.

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Old 11-17-2017, 12:47 PM
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I have never seen a Fiskars Hori-Hori.

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I have had the same Fiskars garden knife for about 3 years now. I put a good edge on both sides as well as between the forked tip. It has not let me down yet; besides, Fiskars backs it with a lifetime warranty so I really put it through its paces. Bought mine for $8.99 I believe.

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Old 11-19-2017, 08:37 AM
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Yes, the grip is my only complaint. The end where the hole is to hang it folds over when you push on it but overall I am still happy with it!
Take them to a large bicycle shop. Believe it or not they have "take offs". Never knew it was that big of a deal, but apparently people by bikes and have the grips replaced immediately. The better quality grips don't slip off.

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Take them to a large bicycle shop. Believe it or not they have "take offs". Never knew it was that big of a deal, but apparently people by bikes and have the grips replaced immediately. The better quality grips don't slip off.
...and generously coat the handle with cheap hairspray before installing. The grip won't slip once it is dry.
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Old 11-26-2017, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by DammitJanet View post
...and generously coat the handle with cheap hairspray before installing. The grip won't slip once it is dry.
Will this work also with expensive exotic hairspray, it is all I can seem to find in my wife's supply!

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Old 11-28-2017, 05:47 AM
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I believe I paid $35 a few years back for the orange-handled Lesche knock-off from Kellyco. Gator? Kept having to bend the blade back, I wasn't digging concrete, but Michigan soil. Junked that pos and went back to the Lesche.

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I ran into some really hard ground yesterday and ended up actually pounding my Hori-Hori into the ground again with my shovel to retrieve my find. Don't try that with a Lesche.

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Old 11-28-2017, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Silversmith45 View post
Don't try that with a Lesche.
Shots fired!!!

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Old 11-29-2017, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Silversmith45 View post
I ran into some really hard ground yesterday and ended up actually pounding my Hori-Hori into the ground again with my shovel to retrieve my find. Don't try that with a Lesche.
Why you need two Hories?

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Looks good for the price !

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