Blade measures 9 and 1/4" x 9 and 3/4" Weight 5.5 lbs Handle length 48
New fiberglass Handles - Fiberglass without any plastic molding. Like the composite the head connection area is a solid fiberglass, the balance of the fiberglass is shaped like a honeycomb, not a hollow tube and not solid. There are some resins used in a thin surface veil which provides prevents splintering and provides UV protection. But this handle is mostly fiberglass, where the composite is a mix of both materials. Solid Shank
This shovel is designed for the heavy user that needs a quality tool Solid shank means there isn't any place for soil to catch and build up at the bottom of the shank, like an open back style
A.M. Leonard, Inc. warrants all its tools identified with the "A.M. Leonard Lifetime Warranty" to be free from material defects for the life of the tool.