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TOPIC: Your digging tools?

Your digging tools? 9 years 2 months ago #242

I'm curious what everyone is using as their digging tools when they go hunting. Lately, I just been bringing a screwdriver and using my hands mostly. What tools seem to work best for you?

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 2 months ago #243

screwdriver or a stihl saw wrench if im at work.

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 2 months ago #272

been using a screwdriver and a block hammer,,,both work real good.

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #521

I use a walking stick about 5ft long with a wedge shape cut on one end mostly and hands after dirt is loosened. I carry an old hunting knife for when the dirt is too hard for the stick.

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #551

this year i been usin a small prybar made by stanly. i put a wad of tape over the 90 deg end.its the best digger i ever used

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #573

I use a mattock with 12 inch handle,has mattock on one side and 3 prongs on the other.I also have a holster made to carry on my belt.

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #583

I used to have one of those small mattocks and it was very good. I eventually broke it and have used a large flat-head screwdriver ever since. the screwdriver works good in soft and medium soild as far as firmness goes. I tend to really damage alot roots with it in hard soil so I'm going to try and make something better.

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #603

try an old army pick if you can find one at the surplus with the flat on oneside and the point on the other . cut off part of the flat to lighten up and put hammer holder on your belt and you are ready to go. mine is my grandads with 1944 date stamped on pick and been sanging since the war with me being 3rd in family to use it

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Re:Your digging tools? 9 years 1 month ago #625

My Dad makes us Ginseng hoes.Similar to a narrow garden hoe or potatoe hoe.He looks for them at flea markets and yard sales.He then puts axe or mattock handles on them.I only lost one root all season.I will try and take a picture and post soon.

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Re:Your digging tools? 8 years 7 months ago #1195

When i went dig'n last year i used an old table spoon.

this year i plan to use a digging hoe

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