One of the perks of running Prepper Website is that I get offers to review preparedness products and books. I turn a lot of offers down, but I was happy to check out the Survival Hax Survival Shovel.
Before I actually opened the package, I did see a review by Zac from An American Homestead on the Survival Shovel. Zac’s review isn’t a positive review. At one point, the shovel breaks at the point where the shovel meets the handle. But, in all honesty, Zac swings the shovel like a madman! 😉 To counter, Amazon shows 40 reviews with a total 4.5 stars.
It definitely isn’t military grade. The shovel costs just under $27. It breaks down and fits into its own pouch. The handle is hollow, which allows you to store small items, possibly tinder, since the top unscrews to reveal a ferro rod.
For this pic review, I will say that I don’t have a lot of “hard” dirt in my backyard. I have a lot of garden beds. So, I took the opportunity to dig out some ginger. I know…not really putting it through a workout!
The shovel made quick work of getting to the ginger. I feel it will dig through most dirt in a camping scenario. I would not use it to try and go through roots or dig huge trenches!
If you are interested in this shovel, check out the Survival Hax website.
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