Gerber Entrenching Tool

The Gerber Entrenching Tool is a military-grade digging tool, this powder-coated carbon steel shovel head is built for digging trenches and holes. With a serrated blade edge, anodize aluminum shaft, and glass-filled nylon handle this tool handles all types of difficult terrain.

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  1. Gerber Entrenching Tool
  2. Lightweight and Tough
  3. Anodized Shaft
  4. Powder Coated Boron Carbon Steel Head
  5. Glass Filled Nylon Handle
  6. NATO Approved
  7. Limited Lifetime Warranty
  8. UPC: 013658112896
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Overall Rating
Four Stars
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Perfect shovel to have for backpacking or the BOB
Overall Rating
Great tool to pack for a hike.
Review by Keepshooting Customer
I had read a lot of good things about this tool before I bought it. I'm glad I bought it. I use it to keep under my pack. This thing really works great for making potties when you have no where to dig. The shovel works well and the spade end is the perfect size for potties. It is also easy to unfold and clean. I am very happy with this purchase. The price is right too.
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The weight of the tool makes the effort of burying an object worth it
Review by Keepshooting Customer
I've used this to dig holes, use the shovel head to split firewood, even clean some fire-pits and it's very versatile. The only issue is that it can't cut through metal cans very well.
Overall Rating
Great quality
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Heavy, durable, but I’m not too sure about the lock mechanism. Not 100% sure how to properly use it
Overall Rating
Strong durable and affordable
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Bought two, one to leave in the Jeep the other to have at the cabin. Strong, works great for digging. Love that its Gerber, but I don't see the point in having it hanging from the Jeep ceiling for months and never using it, I'll wait until next time I'm up north and then bury the handle
Overall Rating
Quality tool!
Review by Keepshooting Customer
The one I ordered is an updated version with a hole in the middle for convenient carry with a lanyard. The only difference is a bolt head shape on the handle and some welding on the shovel itself. A friend brought his GI issue folding shovel, and my Gerber had a better fit and feel in the hand than his CMAMS(Canadian Military) example. The spade is still sharp after several digs, so don't get it mixed up with camping equipment for smaller fire pits and small tasks. This Gerber shovel will take down a big pine, or go deep enough for a life saving shovel job. Very high quality construction. The Gerber GSI Outdoors series tools I have, all perform great, even after some demanding use. If you like camping, hiking, prepping or general outdoor activities, you should consider one of these handy folding shovels, especially for the modest $30.00 asking price! I have a US made, old surplus military entrenching tool. That entrenching tool is built tough and solid, but I would have no problem taking the entrenching tool to my car for a change over if I wanted the folding style of this GI issued tool. This Gerber version feels like a "preferred" tool to use, for a wide range of chores. Very nice and well built. Update 12-11-20, just purchased another to gift to a nephew for Xmas, in bright orange. Same quality as the black, no change. No reason to not buy a few of these as camping or car pack tools! Gerber made a well built tool! (GSI Outdoors GERBER Camp Ax too) Happy camping! CreechG#3
Overall Rating
Great buy. A folding survival tool. The best buy for $50 that I ever had
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Gerber quality. Excellent material and build. A great buy at only $50, the build, tool function, edge quality, size/ folding and durability. Worth the wait. I just received this item, put it in the car. On my 1200 hd drz 400 mile trip. Pulled out. And am enjoying the tool so much I had to come back to rate and give it a five. Would have been a nice to give more then a 4 for the ride.
Overall Rating
Excellent camping/outdoor tool
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Well-made folding shovel. Use it often when hiking and camper-tacking in mountain and canyon areas, very handy. The smaller size makes this a perfect tool to take backpacking. Great for creating fire pit/fire hole for use in camping and if ever stuck without the luxury of sticks for the more traditional method of using a fire-stick/metal poker. Heavy duty steel makes this the best value around for a folding shovel. I use this for the best part it was made for, using it as a shovel, not as a knife.
Overall Rating
Tough and Dependable
Review by Keepshooting Customer
A nice addition to your pack. Sturdy construction. Good locking mechanism. Well made. I used it to shovel a fire pit, of course. Would have worked for just about anything. Would buy again.
Overall Rating
Good quality
Review by Keepshooting Customer
Great tool to have on hand in case of emergency
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