Fiskars Long Handle Digging Shovel is entirely made up of steel. This makes it very ideal for heavy duty use when gardening or during constructions. It measures 57.5-inch x 3.2-inch x 8.6-inch with a weight of 6 pounds.
The shovel has pre-sharpened blade for easy digging. Then, it comes with teardrop shaped handle for easy grip. The blade of the shovel has been welded to its shaft for additional strength and it is powder coated to prevent rust.
Okay, so it is very handy in the garden. But how can you utilize it as a self-defense weapon?
Fiskars Long Handle Digging Shovel Advantages in Self-Defense
If you are looking for strong striking power, this shovel is a nice self-defense weapon for you. Its 6-pound frame is enough to break someone’s skull when accurately swung. Expect a serious injury or even death to the receiver of a blow using this product.
The sharp blade of the shovel can also cut through skin using a powerful downward blow. On the other hand, the steel handle can be used to strangle a person who is already incapacitated by your shot. For short, this is capable of making a mess out of someone who will try to assault you in your home.
This is perfect for an unarmed assailant or against someone who is only armed with a small weapon such as a knife due to its long reach.
I’m also a huge fan when a potential self-defense weapon also double as another useful item in my home. I like to know that I have many potential ways of protecting myself in many different situations, while also hoping that I never have to use any of them.
Fiskars Long Handle Digging Shovel Disadvantages in Self-Defense
As mentioned, the use of this as a self-defense weapon can kill a person or seriously rough him/her up. So, if you are not into too much violence, better equip yourself with a taser or stun gun instead.
In addition, the weight of this product may compromise the speed of your attacks and even your accuracy. But it does make up for its very strong power though.
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