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  • Root Slayer Carbon Steel Shovel by Radius Garden - 1
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Root Slayer Carbon Steel Shovel

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  • Lifetime guarantee
  • Created with a non-bending tempered mid-carbon steel blade & powder-coated carbon steel shaft
  • Unique "Inverted V" cutting blade tip easily rips & cuts through roots
  • Specially designed root-cutting rip saw teeth eliminate the need for saws, hatchets, or pry-bars
  • Patented ergonomic paddle-handle grip provides great leverage while reducing hand and wrist stress
  • Great for mid-sized to large deeply rooted weeds
  • Original has an ergonomic O-handle grip
  • Recommended for gardening, camping, metal detecting, clean up around sprinkler heads, weeding, and other jobs requiring a sharp, narrow, unbending blade
  • Easily uproots Baby's Breath, Spotted Knapweed, Ash seedlings, Bladder Campions, Dandelions, Curly Dock & more
  • Made in China
Tempered mid-carbon steel blade, powder-coated carbon steel shaft and polypropylene grip
Original blade dimensions
13" x 10.5" at top of step
Original blade total dimensions
45" x 10.5" x 3.75"
Original blade weight
5.5 lbs
Nomad blade dimensions
9" x 7.5" at top of step
Nomad blade total dimensions
39" x 7.5" x 2.75"
Nomad blade weight
2.44 lbs
XL blade dimensions
13" x 10.5" at top of step
Xl blade total dimensions
57.5" x 10.5" x 3.25"
Xl blade weight
5.25 lbs

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Root Slayer Carbon Steel Shovel

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Rip-saw teeth chop and cut · Ultra-tough and lightweight carbon steel · Comfortable grip
Chop, saw, and dig with a root shovel that does it all. Its carbon steel blade is shaped like an inverted V and is lined with rip-saw teeth that make quick work of the roots you might encounter while gardening. The lightweight shovel has an ergonomic handle to feel good while you’re at work, and it’s guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Radius Garden

Radius Garden Founder Bruce Baker created the Root Slayer family of root shovels to streamline digging, chopping, and sawing while you’re hard at work in the garden. And because Bruce always has usability and function in mind, his tools are ergonomic, durable, and guaranteed to last a lifetime.

These toughened up garden tools are made from strong but lightweight carbon steel, and all have an inverted-V cutting blade that’s lined with rip-saw teeth—this is where the slaying action comes from. The blade’s design is purposefully more narrow than typical tools to give you better access and leverage around roots. Ergonomic grips boost comfort, and there are even smart add-ons—like a twine cutter and bottle opener—built into the trowel and soil knife. These tools are a smarter way to get the dirty, root-removing job done.