Mattock head

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Mattock head

Post: #6708 JayBee
Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:38 am

Anyone have a spare mattock head they could do without?
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Post: #7579 Wombat
Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:44 pm

What did you call me? :mrgreen:
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Post: #7584 Muddypause
Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:24 am

I still use the very same mattock that my grandfather bought back in 1873. Since then it's only had two new heads and three new handles.
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Post: #7586 ina
Sat Nov 26, 2005 3:15 pm

Eerrhhhh, I think I share Nev's question... What on earth is a mattock head? :oops:

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Post: #7591 Muddypause
Sat Nov 26, 2005 3:43 pm

Like a pick axe, only different...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mattock
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Post: #7592 ina
Sat Nov 26, 2005 3:46 pm

Thanks, Stew! I've seen them around, but never knew what they were called.

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Post: #7600 Wombat
Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:07 pm

I have a mattock that I use on a regular basis, but when I was looking through the posts I thought it sounded like an insult.............Mattock head! :mrgreen:

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Post: #7610 Millymollymandy
Sun Nov 27, 2005 7:32 am

This is what my husband uses to make tree/shrub planting holes (for me) and to deturf land. Invaluable when the soil is rock hard or full of stones. He does it 10 times faster than me with a fork or spade! Or is that just because I am a week and feeble female? :mrgreen:


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