There are many different shovels that can be used while metal detecting available, from the expensive to the not so expensive. Depending on the type of digging, amount of digging, and your budget, you will decide on which shovel you will need. Here are some of the more popular choices;
This hand shovel is a top of the line good quality shovel for your metal detecting needs. The blade is 11 1/4 inches long for plenty of depth while digging and it has an overall length of 38 inches.
This all steel design is extremely strong and long lasting. The blade features a sharpened curved leading edge for slicing through the ground, a sharp side blade and a serrated edge blade on the other side. The serrated edge is perfect for cutting through big roots without chopping or going to get a saw.
With no weak areas to break, this shovel will last a lifetime. Bright orange handle for maximum visibility. Tools with serrated edge to dig through the toughest roots and soil. Best on the market! Made in the USA, aircraft-quality tubing. Blade is heat treated for great strength.
The Lesche Mini Sampson with T-handle and Serrated Blade
Another top of the line metal detecting shovel made from high quality aircraft material that will last a long time. It has a serrated edge for root cutting and an overall length of 18 inches and blade dimensions of 7 1/2" Long x 4" Wide. Small and discrete for hunting parks and any other public area. It is made in the USA and has a 5 year warranty.
The Fiskars digging shovel features an all-steel construction for heavy-duty strength and durability needed for metal detecting. The blade sports an oversized step for additional leverage and comfort, and is pre-sharpened to cut through a variety of different soils and materials.
The teardrop-shaped shaft and oversized d-handle provide ergonomic comfort and control during use. For added strength, the blade itself is directly welded onto the shaft, and the entire shovel is powder-coated to prevent rust with dimensions of 3.2 x 8.6 x 47 inches ; 5 pounds.
Radius Garden Pro Transplanter A Tool Unlike You've Ever Held Before This Radical New Design has 4 Times the gripping surface of conventional tools with room for both hands. This truly is a revolutionary design, the lightweight yet durable new tool minimizes stress while maximizing power for your metal detecting needs.
The Natural Radius Grip keeps the wrist in a safe, neutral position while allowing energy to flow from the larger muscles of the arm to the blade. Features: Heat Tempered Strength Dimensions: 7" W x 5" D x 41" H Seamless Extra Long Socket Unique Stainless Steel Blade Design Extra Wide Raised Step Resin Encased Steel Shaft Bonded TPE Handle Grip Integrated NRG Increased Leverage & Comfort Advanced Ergonomic Design Professional Quality Built To Last a Lifetime
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 5 x 41.5 inches ; 4.4 pounds