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Roughneck 5lb Mattock 33"

Roughneck 5lb Mattock 33"
Average Customer Rating:
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32 of 33(97%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
Review 1 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Perfect
2 Sep 2014
By
, Ash
"Great product, good price. Cuts through roots with ease, good grip, does the job. Perfect."
Review 2 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Best digging tool
1 Sep 2014
By
, Carmarthenshire
"You must try one of these...if you have a large amount of soil to break up, tree roots to remove and for general landscaping this is the tool for you. Easy to use & reasonably priced."
Review 3 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Bit of a Beastie
19 Aug 2014
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, Watford Herts
"Bought this to help with the stump/root removal of my 25ft long conifer hedge. Made really light work of digging out the compacted earth and chopping through the roots. Almost as easy as when I bought it with click and collect - ordered it, collected it and started digging within the hour. Simples! Highly recommended!"
Review 4 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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like another member of staff
18 Aug 2014
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, axminster
"my recent purchase was just like having another member of staff. It was such a great help removing old bush stumps from a clients garden. Easy to use, comfortable handle with good grip and well balanced. Made the job so much easier."
Review 5 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Great tool
9 Aug 2014
By
, Manchester
"I bought this as I had a few shrubs to remove, it made short work of geting the roots out.
Brilliant :-)
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Review 6 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Exceptional Tool
6 Aug 2014
By
, Birmingham
"I bought this for my gardener who needed to dig out deep roots, he was amazed by its performance, completed the job in a couple of hours, he said it saved him 80% of his time! If you need to dig out roots, or get into hard soil, this is the tool for you!"
Review 7 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Roughneck 5lb Mattock
1 Aug 2014
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, Brighouse
"This is a very good product. Although the head is around 5lb's the shaft is fibreglass which brings flexibility and is lighter than a traditional wooden handle. I broke up nearly 2 tons of compacted soil in no time.
I also loved the reserve and collect feature because I reserved it online and it was ready, literally, 5 minutes later. Other DIY websites I have tried wanted me to wait a full day before collecting. Which to my mind was more of a reserve, wait a day and then collect. I will definitely be using ScrewFix again."
Review 8 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Good solid tool
14 Jul 2014
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, Plymouth
"Reasonable quality for the price and much more effective than a pick for digging out roots. The head could be a slightly better fit on the handle."
Review 9 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Tool fit for purpose
30 Jun 2014
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, Lincolnshire
"After struggling with removing roots and stumps to erect a fence I purchased this mattock and the roughneck post hole digger. Wish I'd done it before. Two great tools which sped up the job significantly. Worth every penny so money well spent. Alternate blade angles and weight make breaking up hard ground and chopping out roots and stumps really easy."
Review 10 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Great for stump removal.
22 May 2014
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, Cambiridge
"I found this great for removing a large (2ft diameter) stump and roots from several other bushes from my garden (although the stump took most of a day to remove!). The combination of the two heads at different angles is very useful."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Mattock
9 May 2014
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, Brentwood
"I tried 5 other local DIY stores for this item, great service and brillant product, does what it said on the tin. Thank you."
Review 12 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Mattock
30 Apr 2014
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, Fife
"Bought to replace an old pick axe. This is much easier to use. It works well and is robust."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Ronseal
25 May 2013
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, Pontefract
"It does what it says on the tin!
Light to use, and made easy work of hacking out a huge pampas grass."
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Mattock
23 May 2013
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, Essex
"Essential tool together with Mutt Pro for digging up tree roots"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 15 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Mattock
25 Nov 2012
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, Bournmouth Area
"Very useful tool for breaking up stoney ground and getting those stubborn roots out"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 16 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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An Effective Tool
30 Oct 2012
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, Horsham
"I have been using it to dig out a 2m.sq clump of Bamboo with very-densely matted intertwined roots. The sharp edge does enable it to slice through the roots below the top layer. Other tools such as spades just bounced off the mass of roots.
I like the fibreglass handle with its rubber grip, easy to grasp. It appears to be well-balanced for the job.
I have found it extremely effective. It's still hard work, however!!
However, so far I can certainly recommend it.
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Review 17 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Did the job perfectly
17 Oct 2012
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, Tewkesbury
"Needed to remove 36 small trees and needed something to break up and loosen the soil around the roots. This did the job perfectly."
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Highly recommended
11 Oct 2012
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, London
"I've had to remove several tree/jasmine/honeysuckle stumps and roots from my garden.Digging them out was the start but the mattock made very short work of chopping through the thick roots plus the pick end made a very effective lever to ease them out of the ground.
My brother who is a professional gardener had told me this was a good product and I'm pleased to say he was absolutely right !
Save yourself a lot of work and energy folks by buying this great tool.I also found it just as useful for jemmying fence panels out when a claw hammer didn't have the strength to do so.The head also did a lovely job of bedding in bricks used as cheap gravel boards.
"
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Get to the root of the problem
11 Aug 2012
By
, Portsmouth
"I have borrowed a friends Mattock previously for removing some tree stumps. Was impressed so I bought one. The wide blade is great for cutting through the roots in the ground and is easy to swing. Also useful for digging a trench to lay SWA cable. The blade is wide enough to create a good trench removing half the spoil that would be required if using a spade. Love it!"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 20 for Roughneck 5lb Mattock Fibreglass 33"
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Excellent root cutter
2 Jun 2012
By
, Rugby
"I bought this to clear the ground for a new fence to be put up. It light and strong and has good edges to the chisels. These made light work of the roots encountered along the way, soon clearing the ground. Very good tool."
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