Originally Posted by terrapro
I do alot of transplanting or removal of plants, shrubs, and trees that need to be hand dug. Wooden and fiberglass handles just dont hold up to the force I can and need to put into one to get the job done effeciently. One day I broke 10 wooden or fiberglass handle shovels pulling out 20 6ft spirea around a pool on the inside of the fence. At $10-20 a piece and going through 20 per month I learned really fast to purchase metal lifetime warrantied shovels.
Shovels are for digging, not prying.