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Old 11-13-2017, 12:50 AM
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Default Finally found my digger!

Forgot for the life of me where I purchased my digger from. Had a Lesche originally which is ok, bought this a few years ago and absolutely loved it. But there are no markings on it and had no clue where I got it. I finally found it again this weekend.

This thing is solid and has a lot of leverage. Also some serious teeth to cut through roots. Also fits perfect in my bomb sheath.

Going to get another for Christmas,

http://www.royalmfgind.com/index.php...cts/product/58

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Old 11-13-2017, 08:58 PM
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That looks interesting. Here is the one I have been using for a few years now:
http://www2.fiskars.com/Products/Gar...rip-Knife-400S
It is 1/3 of the price. I put a nice sharp edge on it each season and it hasn't let me down yet.

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Old 11-14-2017, 03:01 AM
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ZR2, for $8.99 what's the quality of that thing? It looks sharp enough to make easy plugs...

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Old 11-14-2017, 01:48 PM
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I have one of the Fiskars diggers. I had a friend weld the tip closed for better digging.
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The other digger looks a lot like a Hori-Hori knife with a different handle.

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Old 11-14-2017, 02:38 PM
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That's the thing i noticed with my lesche, is that it needs to be sharper on the cutting edge. I took a bench grinder to mine which helped, but i may work on sharpening it even further this winter.

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Old 11-14-2017, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by ZR2guy View post
That looks interesting. Here is the one I have been using for a few years now:
http://www2.fiskars.com/Products/Gar...rip-Knife-400S
It is 1/3 of the price. I put a nice sharp edge on it each season and it hasn't let me down yet.
I have one of those I use for garden work. I like it for that purpose. It didn't work for me as far as metal detecting went. It does make for a nice personal defense item for sure.

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Old 11-14-2017, 06:47 PM
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I sharpen mine not only on the sides but even in the area between the split points at the tip. It is sharp enough in that area that I have sliced right through smaller roots that barely fit between the tips. Personal defense weapon? Hell yes. I could run someone through with this thing. Fiskars calls it a big grip garden KNIFE on their website! It has a lifetime warranty as well. For 8.99, it's a no-brainer.

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Old 11-15-2017, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by REAL_RAT_FINK View post
Forgot for the life of me where I purchased my digger from. Had a Lesche originally which is ok, bought this a few years ago and absolutely loved it. But there are no markings on it and had no clue where I got it. I finally found it again this weekend.

This thing is solid and has a lot of leverage. Also some serious teeth to cut through roots. Also fits perfect in my bomb sheath.

Going to get another for Christmas,

http://www.royalmfgind.com/index.php...cts/product/58
think ill stick with my whites dig master

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interesting
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