1999 - Volume #23, Issue #4, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
New-Style Scoop Shovels
Thunderbolt's "sifter shovel" is made out of aluminum and weighs only 2 lbs. The same size as a regular scoop shovel, it features a scoop made of 3/4-in. diamond-shaped expanded metal that allows you to "sift" material. It's fitted with a steel cutting edge for longer wear.
Available with 36 or 42 in. handle. Sells for $24.95 plus $3.95 S&H.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, W.F. Valentine Company, 7633 Quackenbush Rd., Reading, Mich. 49274 (ph 800 331-6728 or 517 283-3143).
Farnam Companies' "Wonder Fork" features a 6-in. deep by 15-in. wide basket. The front is fitted with 8 1/2-in. long Lexan tines spaced 6 1/2-in. apart that allow bedding and manure to drop through simply by tapping the fork a couple of times. Has a 54-in. coated hardwood handle.
Sells for $29.23.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Farnam Companies Inc., P.O. Box 24820, Phoenix, Ariz. 85067-4820 (ph 888 241-9546; Web site: www.farnam.com/articles/wonderfork_article.html).
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