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70 in. Tamper Head Digging Bar

  • Useful to install for fence posts and prying stones
  • Hardened carbon steel ensures durability and strength
  • Designed to dig deep holes and cut through hard soil
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Product Overview

Our Rockforge Posthole digging tamping bar is designed to perform in the toughest Landscaping and Garden conditions. Use with confidence when digging deep holes for fence posts and deck supports, prying stones, cutting through roots and hard soils when planting. All Rockforge tools are manufactured to the highest standards and designed to meet and exceed all ANSI specifications.
  • 17 lbs. and 72 in. length use for digging and cutting through hard soils in deep holes
  • Drop forged, hardened carbon steel chisel for superior wear and long service life
  • Flat head for tamping and leveling
  • Black finish prevents rusting



Blade Length (in.)
9.37 in
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Coated Blades
Garden Center Tool Type
Digging Bar
Handle Material
No Handle
Product Weight (lb.)
Tamper end

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
-No warranty

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.9
    out of 7 reviews
  • 67%recommend this product
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Better than an Auger
I'm installing a deck in rocky soil. Originally I was going to rent an auger and hire someone to help me dig the six post holes. An architect friend recommended that I use a digging bar. This tool, combined with a clam shell digger, was better for excavation than any auger I ever used.
    Best Root Removal Tool
    I had oak tree roots right in the way of a needed post hole. Tree was gone. Roots were not. Long story short is that this particular tool worked wonders on the roots. Lots of work, but it cut through the roots easily. The hammer ball on the end is great for use with a sledge hammer. The quality of the steel and shaft were up to the task of the heavy roots,
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    • Recommended
    3 found this review helpful
    Don't Buy If You're Going to Pry
    After 4 hours of use, I bent this trying to pry up rotted fence posts out of the ground. At least it didn't snap. The label says that this can be used to pry, and any good digging bar should be able to be used to pry. At least it didn't snap on my. I returned this to the store and will search for a good USA-made bar elsewhere. I should have known not to waste my money and time with foreign-made junk.
      10 found this review helpful
      It works!
      I bought this tool recently to help me remove the roots of two old holly bushes. First, HOLY COW this thing is HEAVY! I am a slight guy (6'1", 165 lbs) and wasn't sure how I was going to be able to use this thing. The extra weight in the bar certainly was useful though -- this thing smashed through the roots and broke the tight soil up in a matter of seconds. Wear gloves and be prepared for a workout. My only complaint is that when I pried at the trunk of the bush with the bar, it had a bit more bend to it than I wanted. I didn't feel like it was going to snap, but it felt like I was loosing leverage.
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      • Recommended
      12 found this review helpful
      I've nerver had a solid metal tool snap before.
      I would not recommend using this tool for heavy duty work. I was digging a post hole and tried to pry a large rock from the side of the hole, after several minutes of working at the rock, the tool snapped at the flat end. Examining the beak, it appears that the metal used is some alloy, which was not up to the task. I sure miss American steel products.
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      26 found this review helpful
      hard to beat
      I bought this tool years ago to use everyday at my job in the concrete business. its solid, sturdy and more than enough for any job.
        • Recommended
        4 found this review helpful
        This thing saved my neck!
        Recently had to dig a lot of holes for new landscaping in really lousy soil with lots of roots, rocks, and hard clay. After digging a few holes just with a shovel, getting this from Home Depot saved my neck on the rest of the holes for the project. That being said, you're still in for a major upper-body workout. Advil is your friend.
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        24 found this review helpful
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