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For discussion of entrenchment tools, small shovels, the multitool of digging equipment. Cold steel a'fixed, Hungarian flippy boys, the US market day M-1943 specials, oh my !
Please post your e-tools, questions and discussions on such tools, and your general appreciation of the life such equipment provides you.
Created because of a hearty interest in small, multi-use tools for /out/ activities.
Previous thread; limit reached: >>2276771
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love my spetznatz for /out/ stuff, but i want a trifold for gardening, my old bundeswher (2006) broke
im looking at the:
Fiskars
Glock
Schrade "T- handle"
Gerber "Gorge"

or, should i just buy another NATO model?
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>>2366332
Holy shit, learn to take better care of your tools LARPlord.
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>>2366428
>just buy another NATO model
This, love my nato one solid as fuck, had it ten years now and use it for smashing scraping ice/snow off the roads, guerilla gardening, digging the landy out of tight spots
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>>2366490
>tools show signs of actual use
>take care of your tools
>LARPlord

Lmao imagine being this retarded
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>>2366498
>I use them, reeeee, therefore I don't have to maintain them reeeeeee
>etoools aren't a LARP, reeeeee
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>>2366490
The left and center were how I got them, tell it to the Danish and Hungarian conscripts were were issued them. Shortly after I took apart and cleaned the center shovel. The one on the right is covered in soot because I had just shoveled a fire hole with it. Other than that, it was striped cleaned and repainted not that long ago. Get a better take on life.
>>2366498
Right ?
>>2366550
Post a tool you actually own, not generic stock images. Otherwise be gone, and stop your weak attempt to derail the thread.

Got a dutch e-tool pouch, doesn't fit the german trifold, but I cut a hole in the bottom and slide the longer folders into it just fine. Will post later
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My coglahn shovel is over 10 years old now and works great
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>>2366680
How's the edge look ?
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>>2367459
I've never put an edge on it. I usually use a chopper or an actual bladed tool for chopping. And I don't hammer away at rocks with it either
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I don't mean a cutting edge, I meant how it holds up after a decade. They seem to form a distinctive pattern of wear
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I have the Cold Steel shovel and it's been really good for chopping wood and digging holes for shitting in.
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>>2366332
Deadass no reason to bring an e-tool anywhere. Way too much weight for the amount of use they get. If you're really so scared of using a stick to dig a hole in for poopin, just bring a trowel.
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>>2369823
bait
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>>2369824
It is a fair point, as long as people don't respond to it more than other posts.
>>2369823
A trowel is good, yes, for digging small holes for such activities- but some people while out do more digging than that, and a trowel is too small for that use. Extended stay. And during that, they might need to whack a few branches, which the shovel does better too.
They both have a role, and even in the garden I find myself using an e-tool for most of the work since its small enough to dig smaller holes but can carry substantial amounts of dirt when I need to fill them back up
and when whacking thru actual roots, which a trowel cannot do
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>>2366498
I scrub my tools after every use, still pristine. Learned it from contractors that did my floors.
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>>2370304
Interesting, show us.





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