Strong forged blade with extended socket to handle tough jobs. Double rivet connection on a 48" ash handle. Shallow bowl and low blade lift (2 1/8"). Blade measures 9 1/4"W x 9 3/4"L. Wt 5 lb.
5 Stars top quality shovel
(September 23, 2011):
Find the pitch or angle makes planting and various tasks such as irrigation and general digging very easy. I think once you try this model you will never be without one. The quality and sturdiness justifies the price.