Closed back shovel prevents soil buildup and offers more rigidity.
The Leonard closed back shovel is designed for the heavy user that needs a quality tool that lasts. Closed back design adds strength and prevents dirt build up. Turned step. Shovels feature 14 gauge heat-treated steel blades. 48-inch composite handle consists of a fiberglass core with a smooth poly jacket that is contoured for better handling. Composite handles rated at 500 lb break strength. Blade: 9 1/2-inch x 11 1/2-inch. Ship weight 5.7 lb. Lifetime warranty.