Fiberglass handle is extremely durable, resisting major impacts and strikes when using on hard surfaces like rocks.
Rather heavy for extended use. Can cause hand fatigue.
Features a forged 1.4-pound head and a 14-inch rubberized fiberglass handle. Lighter and shorter than a traditional pick axe. Inexpensive. Easy to assemble and disassemble.
A few users say the balance of this pick axe is a bit off.
Superior build with a 5-pound total weight. Features a wide head with a semi-sharp trowel on one end. Wooden handle (36 inches) is treated with a “poly” guard to minimize shock from overstriking. Ships fully assembled.
Some may find this option to be a bit too heavy and bulky. Some reports of durability issues.
Features a 5-pound head with a roughly 3-inch wide trowel head. Super-grip fiberglass handle (36 inches) is ergonomic and guaranteed for life. Effective at breaking up rocky, compacted clay soil. Lightweight yet durable and long-lasting.
Assembly can be a little challenging, and no assembly instructions are included.
Has a 5-pound forged steel head with an overall weight of 7.2 pounds. Ergonomic fiberglass handle (36 inches) turns tacky when it becomes wet, making it nonslip. Commercial-grade, heavy-duty axe for tough jobs around the house or job site.
Head is susceptible to chipping if used with larger rocks, so you may need to sharpen it regularly.
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