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What type of shovel do you carry in your vehicle?

Discussion in 'Other Every Day Carry Items' started by Smousefam5, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. CatherineM
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    I haven't swung a Pulaski in a long time, but no better all around tool when the carp has hit the fan.
     
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    off I go to Wikipedia to see what a Pulaski is. hehe
     
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    I have an old folding military entrenching tool. not sure which military, but it's similar to the old US model with the wooden handle and the pick.
     
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    That's pretty much the same reason I carry a short handle square point shovel, stronger than a snow shovel and good if you have to break ice up.
     
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    Cold Steel Special Forces. Simple, strong handle, easy to use. Small enough to fit in my storage box.
     
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    Same here, I have one of these in my work van. Have had the same one in whatever I drove since I started driving. In the whiter months my wife's van gets a telescoping handle snow shovel. Which reminds me, since we moved, I either need to find or replace that cheap, rusty, bendy thing...probably replace.

    I want a Pulaski but not sure what I would ever do with it, I just want one.
     
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    I don't carry a shovel in the car very often, but when I do it's a Cold Steel Spetnatz. Absolutely the best small shovel I've ever used. I've used it while camping many times, but the only time I've ever needed it while driving was to dig up some flowers that my wife saw growing in a ditch.
     
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    My lower back prevents me from using smaller shovels; had to go with a bizarre alternative.

    Mine is letter 'E' in this picture, borrowed from the Lee Valley website:

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    Stainless, and gaudyGreen ; has that weird round 'ergo' :censored: handle.... and I love it.

    Unbreakable,so far....and it's been stress-tested!

    Gave $40,IIRC,when LV had a free-shipping deal.

    GRIFFINHAWKS was making me a sheath for it before he got swamped ; I made the mistake of sharpening it, and now it doubles as a machete/ light axe.

    Got it stuck down in an old rucksack,for now.

    ~Gnarly :evilgrin:
     
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    and inexpensive too, I keep one in both our vehicles
     
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    I keep a cold steels special forces shovel in my vehicle as well. It is very roboust and adept at handling a variety of situations. I use it often while camping.
     
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    I've got a folding shovel in the toolbox in the back of the car. Seemed like a good idea in case something came up where I'd need it. Haven't needed it yet.
     
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    I too carry the Cold Steel shovel. I had an old two-piece Voile snow shovel that I gave away, and replaced it with a Voile Telepro. Now THAT's a snow shovel.
     
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    basic folding camp shovel
     
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    Full size Pick-up - 4x4 - beat up wood long handle shovel. Usually snows once a year...but no more then a couple feet. I've never had a problem getting around but it's good for helping other people :p
     
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    I also carry a plain old long handle spade in the truck... It works. Snow, dirt, mud, ditches or graves.. ;-) just a basic shovel. I'd like to get a shorter D handle scoop, or also called a grain shovel to carry for deep ditch dig outs, but haven't gotten around to it yet. i also have a mattock, if I have to break up hard pack snow and ice. Keep meaning to get an axe put in too, but gotta get a new handle put on it first.
     
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    In the summer a carry an old entrenching tool. In the winter I add a folding mini snow shovel
     
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    Where I live we have had a lot of snow the last winters so I allways keep a snow shovel in the trunk.
    When you do need it nothing else will do.
     
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