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Post by gunners71uk on 9th February 2015, 10:47 am

thinking of buying one any reccomendations or pitfalls are they worth it ?

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Post by Chilli-head on 9th February 2015, 11:05 am

Are you still pondering this one Gunners ? I'd stick with my recommendation of the Wolf push/pull hoe, but I haven't tried the oscillating type to compare - does anyone else use one ?
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Post by gunners71uk on 9th February 2015, 4:40 pm

yes i was told the wolf one is not very sharp theres a few types im still thinking lol

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Post by Chilli-head on 9th February 2015, 9:49 pm

Hmm. I guess the Wolf ones are just pressed steel - I have taken a half round file to mine on occasion, and I suppose that it can be filed indicates it can't be too hard a grade of steel.

As it happens, I have a professional interest in hoe blades ... we make control systems for weeding machines. They all become blunt and wear away eventually - some of our customers can wear many sets out in a single season. And these are made from Hardox wear resisting steel.
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Post by gunners71uk on 9th February 2015, 10:19 pm

iam orgasmic ordered wolf garten 170cm handle large push pull hoe and a little double hoe free del over £35 it came to £35.66 or £7 del i am 6ft 4 so the long handle will save back ache Smile

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Post by Chilli-head on 10th February 2015, 2:34 pm

Well, I have never get quite that excited about a garden equipment purchase, but ... I hope you get along with it Gunners.  I have a telescopic handle on mine, the biggest advantage of which is that the journey by wheelbarrow down the alleyways from my house to the lotty is a bit less like some rustic version of jousting !

I found out an old thread on hoes, and gave it a bump up the list for you Smile
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Post by gunners71uk on 10th February 2015, 7:39 pm

thankyou Smile

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