Light Weight and Strong
I'm a petite woman with a lot of work that needs to be done on my property. I'm not a weakling, but heavy shovels and pickaxes zap my strength pretty quick. I needed a light narrow shovel for digging trenches, grading projects, garden prep, and digging up shrubs and trees to move. This trenching shovel is just what I needed. I was trying to dig a drainage trench with a regular shovel in a tight space and it was really difficult. I went back in with this and was able to dig an 18' trench in about
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5 minutes or so, with ease. It even slices though small roots nicely with a few jabs. Because made of fiberglass, it's light, so I can focus all my energy and strength into the digging, rather than the wielding. So far I've used to to dig 2 trenches, I've used it in a grading application, I use it in my garden, I use it more than my other shovels some days, because it light and digs to well. Also, because of it's bright yellow handle, it doesn't get lost in my garage, I don't waste time truing to locate it amongst my other shovels and rakes. So, in another way it saves me time and energy.