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New from Lesche:


Think about it:

The classic Lesche with its teeth on the other side; much more natural for right handed use.

I have been after Lesche for years to make these, and they finally made a small run.
-Very limited supply-

Call me soon - 916-225-9150 for the new one

This digger cuts through soil like a knife cuts through butter..martha ste

The ultimate digging tool...does the job of trowel, knife and tiller. Used for landscaping, metal detecting, camping and nursery use. The list could go on for users of this well-designed tool. Razor-sharp serrated teeth along edge of blade quickly cuts through roots, weeds, vines and sod. Use knife blade on the other side for cutting burlap, weed mat or twine. Blade is welded to the handle at a right angle to give you better leverage when prying and digging up hard packed soil. Alloy steel blade is heat treated and tempered for long edge life and resists rust. Includes Cordura nylon belt holster to safely carry the tool at your side. Comfortable vinyl handle for a sure grip. Specs: Item #48 Blade length: 7" Width: 1- 3/4" Overall length: 12" Weight: 6.4 oz.

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Lesche All Purpose Digger Lefty
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Lesche All Purpose Digger Righty
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DIGGING TOOLS
& POUCHES

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dirt diggler or diggeler

Grass coin extractor w/o lanyard A00_3341
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Powerful telescoping meteorite magnet
50 lb holding power, 24" collapsed & 38" extended.

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1" x 1" Rare Earth Magnet
20 lbs of holding power
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Big Valley's Ultimate Digging Pouch
Holds Trowel, Probe, Has Large Pouch for Finds
& Zipper Storage Pouch in front
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3 Pocket Brutus Bag
Military grade Cordura finds pouch
9" x 12" has three pockets and a coin slot
Finds are protected by a velcro seal.

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Easy access 2-pocket soft leather pouch
10" x 9" - belt included
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Premium leather digging tool/treasure pouch
9 1/2"x12"- 2 pockets & tool loop
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SUN RAY DELUXE TREASURE POUCH
  • Hand-made from top quality leather - double stitched and riveted for extra strength and durability!
  • Treasure pouch has two velcroed pouches for treasure, extra batteries, etc., large pouch for trash, sheath for digger or buck knife and two PVC holders for coin popper or screwdriver and probe.
  • Accepts 2 1/4" belt (Not included).
  • Available in (L) left or (R) right hand side. Specify which side when ordering.
  • (Note: Color or shade of Pouch may be different from photo depending on leather supply.)
SUN RAY DELUXE TREASURE POUCH
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Jimmy Sierra digging pouch

Sturdy cordura fabric
2 pockets - one with velcro closier
2 side slits for a coin popper and -probe, webbed sleeve on side

Sierra digging pouch JS-DP
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Jimmy Sierra coin apron

Center membrane divider to create easy access compartments.
Strong, lightweight nylon fabric.
2 deep, roomy, stay-open pockets.
Nothing falls out when you bend over and it doesn't feel big or bulky.
Large outside pocket with full zipper to stow personal or special items for safe keeping.

Jimmy Sierra coin apron JS-DCA
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Jimmy Sierra surf apron

Tough mesh weave filters out sand and water.
Secured to back of pouch with velcro to form a "safe pocket".
For beach and water hunters. Can be worn in and under water.
Nylon webbed belt and adjustable buckle.

Jimmy Sierra surf apron JS-SA
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Jimmy Sierra deluxe relic apron

Large capacity of relic hunting pouch.
Tough web belt and nylon buckle with 2 inside pockets
2 Heavy web stiffeners on either inside (they double as pockets as well).
Zippered pocket for goodies located on front.
Web holder for pinpointer on one inside panel
Velcro closed pocket added to the other side (holds XLT nicad).

Deluxe relic apron JS-DRA
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Jimmy Sierra prospecting pouch

Heavy duty cordura fabric with full length tube that holds most smaller picks.
2 Roomy pockets for personal equipment, trash, and your share of nuggets.

Jimmy Sierra prospecting pouch JS-PP
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Tri-folding shovel
Overall length 22".
Black nylon case with belt loop.

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Stainless folding dig buddy
9" Folding stainless steel folding shovel trowel.
Folds to 5" for unobtrusive storage and carrying.
Material: heavy-gauge stainless steel blade.
Compact body.
Comes with carrying case.
For prospector, gardening, camping and outdoor use.

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Multi-function knife
11 Blades.
17 Functions.
Material: stainless steel.
Carrying pouch included.

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22" All-Pro long handled trowel. #300
Has 14" handle convenient for digging deep holes.
The 8" long sharpened blade cuts through the toughest southern gumbo soil. Stainless.
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Wilcox 12" All-Pro heavy-duty trowel. #101s

Heavy-duty, narrow trowel built for rugged use.
Treasure hunters, prospectors, and gardeners can dig in the rockiest soil. Stainless.

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Wilcox 12" All-Pro digging trowel. #102s
Fine, narrow bladed digger with a comfortable plastic hand grip.
Excellent for all-around gardening and transplanting. Stainless
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Wilcox 10" All-Pro stainless trowel. #103s
Heavy-duty, narrow trowel; excellent for digging small
holes and cultivating in confined places. Stainless.

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Wilcox 18" Long Handled Digging Trowel. #250s
Narrow 2" wide blade; excellent for fine cultivating
and weeding. Long handle provides good leverage in tough digging.

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Wilcox 9" All-Pro digging trowel. #50s
Great for cultivating plants and flowers in pots,
digging in confined areas. Stainless.

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Wilcox 12" All-Pro long handled trowel. #51s
Handy for digging deep, narrow holes
and cultivating around tall garden plants. Stainless.

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Wilcox 10" All-Pro digging trowel. #52s
Handy, all-around digger for gardening,
treasure hunting, etc. Stainless
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14" All-Pro camping tool. #201
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14" All-Pro digging trowel. #202s
3" Wide trowel; great for breaking up stubborn clods and deep bulb planting.
It's a trowel you can really put the muscle to without fear of bending or breaking. Stainless.

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Wilcox 9" coin probe. 404s
Less damage to lawns for those who learn this technique.

For treasure hunting, features smooth stailess locating shaft. Length 9".
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Lesche all purpose digger
The ultimate digging tool...does the job of trowel, knife and tiller. Used for landscaping, metal detecting, camping and nursery use. The list could go on for users of this well-designed tool. Razor-sharp serrated teeth along edge of blade quickly cuts through roots, weeds, vines and sod. Use knife blade on the other side for cutting burlap, weed mat or twine. Blade is welded to the handle at a right angle to give you better leverage when prying and digging up hard packed soil. Alloy steel blade is heat treated and tempered for long edge life and resists rust. Includes Cordura nylon belt holster to safely carry the tool at your side. Comfortable vinyl handle for a sure grip. Specs: Item #48 Blade length: 7" Width: 1- 3/4" Overall length: 12" Weight: 6.4 oz. Shipping will be either via USPS or FedEx
whichever is more economical
for your specific order and location.

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Lesche all purpose digger Lefty
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Lesche all purpose digger Righty
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All purpose shovel
Our most popular model of shovel. Super strong, rust-resistant, smooth and lightweight. Five year guarantee against breakage under normal use. Long tapered cutting edge resists dents and nicks from hard digging conditions. Virtually self-sharpending during use. Overall length: 26", Weight: 2.3 lbs.
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Lesche Ground Shark - 36"
Pre-sharpened, serrated edge. Ideal for landscaping, metal detecting and other small nursery tasks. Made of 100% heat-treated alloy steel.
Price $54.95
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Relic Hunter Ground Shark w/T Handle - 31"
Blade is 5 1/4"x11 1/4". Serrated edge on one side

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Samson Straight handle shovel
Lightweight and durable. Ideal for camping, metal detecting and yard work. Pre-sharpened blade for easy digging. Ball handle grip. 100% all steel construction. Overall length approx. 27".
List price $52.95 Our price $47.66
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Samson T Handle Shovel
Lightweight and durable for any small digging task. Ideal for camping, metal detecting and yard work. Pre-sharpened blade for easy digging. Ball handle grip. 100% all-steel construction. Overall length approx. 27". T handle grip.
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Large Crevice digging tool A00_3346lg
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Small Crevice digging tool A00_3346sm
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APEX PICKS

  • All pick heads are backed by a 100% lifetime manufacturer’s warranty to original purchaser
  • All pick heads are tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 45-50 Rc; providing extreme durability, long service and reducing the “chipping” hazards that the “imports” had
  • Apex “exclusive” split ring magnet retention design protects the magnets from impact and allows easier magnet removal during replacement and iron debris clean up. No other manufacturer offers this style of retention device.
  • Always wear eye and hand protection while using this product
  • 3 free Super Magnets included with the sale of any pick! A $36.00 value. Most pick manufacturers won’t offer even one magnet,
  • Apex provides all 3 with the purchase their picks.
  • Now offering the Badger LT with a single magnet location. Great choice for those on a tighter budget. Same great Apex quality.
  • PROUDLY MADE IN IDAHO, THE GEM STATE, USA
Apex Weasel (GCW1035-6)
Weight: approx. 2.5 lbs.
Head size: approx 10.0" x 3.5"
Handle spec: 18" hickory
No magnets included with this pick
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Apex Extreme Pick (GC1245-8)
Weight: approx. 4.75 lbs.
Head size: approx 12.0" x 4.5"
Handle spec: 36" hickory
Best gold pick on the market! Suitable for any type of detecting, short of hard-rock mining.
3 free Super magnets included with the sale of this pick!
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Apex Talon Pick (GC1245-6)
Weight: approx. 4.25 lbs.
Head size: approx 12.0" x 4.5"
Handle spec: 30" hickory
Excellent choice for most nugget and relic recovery conditions.
Lightweight, yet strong enough to handle most tough soil and rocky conditions.
3 free Super magnets included with the sale of this pick!
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Apex Badger Pick (GC1035-6)
Weight: approx. 2.75 lbs.
Head size: approx 10.0" x 3.5"
Handle spec: 18" hickory
Built from the same tough material as the Talon but has a slightly smaller head design and shorter handle to get into tight places. The Badger is light enough to pack all day long.
Especially suited for the non-metallic "Pick Packer" (tm) nylon holster.
3 free Super magnets included with the sale of this pick!
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Apex Badger LT Pick (GCLT1035-6)
Weight: approx. 2.75 lbs.
Head size: approx 10.0" x 3.5"
Handle spec: 18" hickory
Built from the same tough material as the Talon but has a slightly smaller head design and shorter handle to get into tight places. Designed for the budget minded prospector, the Badger LT is light enough to pack all day long.
Especially suited for the non-metallic "Pick Packer" (tm) nylon holster.
1 free Super Magnets included with the sale of this pick!
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Miner's hammer
$16.95 Shipping will be either via USPS or FedEx
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Miner's chisel
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Sharp-pointed chisel
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Hodan 16 inch handle pick (PK-002)

Manufactured in Arizona, USA by Hodan Machine; these picks are being used by prospectors across the nation. Made from heat treated carbon steel to a surface hardness of Rc 50 – 55 and a depth of .030 inches, the picks are then tempered, giving these tools outstanding wear resistance and durability. Each pick is fitted with an American Hickory handle which is both wedged and pinned to the head. A small button magnet is attached to the end of the handle for picking out small pieces of ferrous trash. We have two sizes available: a 16” handle and a 24” handle. The 16” is a perfect size for wearing on the belt, while the larger 24” can also be worn on the hip or slung across the shoulder. The 16” version has been preferred by detectorists swinging VLF-type machines such as: Fisher Gold Bugs, Whites GoldMasters, Tesoro Lobos, etc.

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Hodan 24 inch handle pick (PK-003)
The 24” version has been preferred by detectorists swinging the Minelab PI machines including the GP and SD Series. Width of head is 2” on both versions.
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Hodan Walker 35" long
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Hodan Shovel Pick 24"
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Hodan Shovel Pick 36"
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