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Ames

Model 2531700

Internet #204476045

Store SKU #227889

16 in. D-Handle Drain Spade

$24.97 /each
  • Narrow, tempered steel blade for trench digging
  • Foot step for comfort and control
  • Strong hardwood handle with poly D-grip

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The Ames D-Handled Drain Spade is designed for digging narrow trenches and cleaning out previously dug ditches. It is also great for transplanting live trees and shrubs. The 16 in. blade is long and narrow to dig into tight spaces.

  • Tempered steel blade for years of service
  • Comfort step for secure foot placement
  • 24 in. North American hardwood handle for strength and durability
  • D-grip for added comfort and control

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Where are AME's tools made?

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The tools I have which was purchased from Home Depot was made in USA
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AMES tools are assembled in the USA and can contain foreign and domestic components. This drain spade is assembled in Pennsylvania with domestic components.
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What is the width of the blade at the bottom of the spade?

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The specs say the blade is over 7 inches wide but I can't tell if that is at the top where you put your foot, or at the bottom where it penetrates the soil.
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6-8 inches
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November 5, 2015
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That measurement is at the top of the blade where the comfort steps are. The tip of the blade is 4.75 inches wide.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 36 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by d-handle spade love this spade allows me to dig deep easily...very strong and easy to use August 23, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by A little weak This shovel is ok. Really want a shovel that doesn't bend when digging up dirt. Works ok with lose or wet dirt. Bends easily In hard soil. August 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Smartest purchase I've made all year We are new to Reno, so had NO idea how hard this ground was. Planting flowers was very difficult and starting a garden a scarey thought until I found this D-Handle drain shovel. Now my flowers are in and waiting for my first tomatoes. July 19, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Not very sharp Not very sharp to go through anything but soft dirt July 5, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Trench digging shovel is OK, not great Decent shovel, but definitely not heavy duty. Metal a little on the thin side. Feels like it may bend if you put too much pressure by digging too much at a time and applying too much leverage. Luckily, it had a decent warranty so hopefully Home Depot will replace if/when it breks. July 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Planting shovel excellent for elderely gardeners This shovel helps my wife and I as we are elderly, and wanted to dig small holes for planting. It worked perfectly. Very pleased with the product. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best Best shovel I've ever used. Foot step lets me dig without boots too. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great shovel/spade I have used this to dig up bushes and plants from my garden. It was not expensive and works very well. A lot cheaper than hiring someone to dig them out!!!' June 14, 2016
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