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Old 11-23-2008, 12:13 PM
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Default Digging Tools: Lesche vs. Razor Edge Gator?

I want to buy a good digging tool one time. Is there a significant difference between the Lesche, the Razor Edge Gator (or Minelab or others)?
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:51 PM
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I bought the Raptor by PredatorTools.
It slices a V flap plug in a second.
When it comes to digging it works great.
Nothing like trying to scoop up dirt with a knife blade.
I can plunge and lift for shallow targets with good leverage.
Parts the sod in half nicely, push it back down and looks good.
Painted construction orange so it doesn't look like a shiney weapon.
I use there Little Eagle T also when I don't want to take a knee.
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George makes great diggers, rescue crews and the army use them.
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:13 PM
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The Razor Edge Gator is not even in the same league as the Lesche digger made by Predator Tools.

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Old 11-23-2008, 05:56 PM
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The Gator is made for and sold by Kellyco I believe.
The Lesche Digger is on it's own since George left.
PredatorTools are made by George Lesche with a 5 year warranty.
At $35.00 more then other diggers the Gator is in it's own league.
That big shiney chrome blade will get me questioned at schools or parks.
That design cuts sod and roots really good, when flipping the plug.
If you have to dig deeper your using your hands the blade no shovel.
With gloves or not holes have sharp trash in them alot times.
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Old 12-03-2008, 02:25 PM
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The Lesche digger is the top of the line digging tool on the market. RickO
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:25 PM
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I use the lesche and can't imagine using anything else......it will last a lifetime if you don't loose it.

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Old 12-03-2008, 05:24 PM
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The Lesche is the way to go.
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:35 PM
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I've tried three diggers... the Lesche is by far the best. Cuts quick, and doesnt break

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Old 12-03-2008, 06:34 PM
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i have a gator and i have used a lesche i don't like either one. i have a custom made sod cutter it is razor thin and strong not as strong as a gator/lesche but i can cut through a thumb size root in less than 10 seconds flapjack is buying one off of me and he owns a lesche. i will say the gator is not as nice as the lesche.

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i have a gator and i have used a lesche i don't like either one. i have a custom made sod cutter it is razor thin and strong not as strong as a gator/lesche but i can cut through a thumb size root in less than 10 seconds flapjack is buying one off of me and he owns a lesche. i will say the gator is not as nice as the lesche.
Sounds like you may have a budding business there Jay!

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I have the lesche and would not part with it for any other.

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Old 12-03-2008, 08:35 PM
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I too have a lesche and love it. got me a 1874 seated liberty dime. story on the way.

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Old 12-04-2008, 12:03 PM
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Lesche cannot be beat. rascal
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Is there more than one type of Lesche tool. If so which one would you recommend?
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:05 PM
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Here is the link for Predator tools http://www.predatortools.com/ , I have the Model 85 with a leather sheath. I can't imagine needing anything else!

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The Best

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