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Craftsman  4-Tine D-Handle Digging Fork

  Item#  07183517000 | Model#  165104500
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Product Overview:
Gardening Tool Type: Garden Forks
Handles:
Handle Length (in.): 27
Handle Material: Fiberglass
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: Ltd. Lifetime
General Information:
Edgenet Data Quality Score: 79
Tool Head Material: Forged
Tool Grip Type: D-grip
globalTradeItemNumber (GTIN): 00049206041288
Supplier Company Name: Ames True Temper, Inc.
SHC Business Unit: Lawn & Garden
Internal Supplier Part #: 165104500
Internet Product Code (IPC): EC01A8CAB42
Google class path: Home & Garden>Lawn & Garden>Gardening>Gardening Tools>Pitchforks
Search Keywords: fork, digging fork, digging, gardening
Packaging Level: BASE_UNIT_OR_EACH
MFG Part # (OEM): 165104500

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The Craftsman Digging Fork Grabs Fast

Whether you’re turning the mulch pile, the garden bed or breaking up tough soil for footings, this D handle digging fork delivers the fast penetration and quick grab that makes short work of the toughest soils. Ideal for rock terrain, it focuses your digging power on 4 forged diamond tines, finding space between stones and digging in fast. Equipped with a lightweight yet ultra-sturdy fiberglass handle, and long reinforcing steel stem, it’s built to perform. A solid addition to any landscape, toss this Craftsman Digging fork in your shed, and get the next job done right.

  • D handle digging fork features 1 piece forged head construction
  • Diamond shaped tines increase penetration
  • Strong fiberglass handle is lightweight and fast moving
  • Grippy design stays in your hands
  • Long steel ferrule delivers long lasting performance

Added on January 08, 2012

 

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12 Reviews Write a review
9 Reviewers (75.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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bschloss01
Oct 16 , 2013
Good fork for the money
I purchased this digging fork for light to medium duty work, primarily digging up potatoes from my home garden. The soil used for the potatoes is sandy so this fork works great for easy jobs like that. I've also used it for harder-earth digging and can tell that the plasic handle isn't able to handle clay-ridden and other tough soil - for that, either soaking the soil or using a fiberglass/wood handled fork would work better. This for is fairly inexpensive and great for light to medium work, which is what I purchased it for. The fork end itself is very well made and will definitely last well over time. Overall, I am happy with my purchase.
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BarbqLuvr
Apr 6 , 2013
Not as good as it once was
I rate the digging fork a two star only because of the great Craftsman warranty. The fork itself is not great. I have two Craftsman digging forks - an older one made in the USA and a more recent one that was made in China. The fiberglass handle of the newer one cracked. The tines on the older fork are at a 90 degree angle to the D handle which gives them much more strength. The US made fork is a much better design and implementation. The new replacement fork is assembled in the US. The tines are made in Austria. The quality appears to be even lower than the one which broke. The grip on the D handle is smooth rather than grooved making it more difficult to grip securely. The connection between the handle and the tines also does not have the ring covering the connection. It would look better with that covering and possibly be stronger. Of the five forks in stock, three already had their labels (with the UPC and other information) missing or barely attached to to the handle.
 

ALBERT2918

Abingdon, MD

Oct 28 , 2014
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Craftsmen Pitch Fork - digging fork

The 4-tine digging fork is very sturdy. Handle fits well in the hand and it made of quality steel. It should hold up well to being used for many seasons.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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audyca74

San Jose, CA

Oct 27 , 2014
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The best

Used it to pick up branches when pruning roses or bushes. Works great to puck up branches from floor quickly.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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bacue

Willseyville, NY

Aug 26 , 2014
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ok, but bends in hard soil

this fork is bigger and taller than the one I got from the hardware store. It seems well-made but the forks bent when I tried to break up hard soil where the smaller one didn't. If you don't have hard soil (clay, etc) then this fork might be fine.


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ChickenFarmer8

Atlanta, GA

Jun 18 , 2014
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Love this Fork

I've been pricing this item for around a year and finally broke down and ordered this one. It is heavy duty and will be perfect come potato harvest time.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 25 , 2014
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Good fork

Used this same Craftsman digging fork for years at the ranch; it busted on a root, and so took it back to SEARS for replacement - No hassle with help from a delightful clerk (that should be a manager!). New one works even better I think :)

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jan 28 , 2014
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Just right for yard work.

My yard has some hard spots.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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bschloss01

Saint Paul, MN

Oct 16 , 2013
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Good fork for the money

I purchased this digging fork for light to medium duty work, primarily digging up potatoes from my home garden. The soil used for the potatoes is sandy so this fork works great for easy jobs like that. I've also used it for harder-earth digging and can tell that the plasic handle isn't able to handle clay-ridden and other tough soil - for that, either soaking the soil or using a fiberglass/wood handled fork would work better. This for is fairly inexpensive and great for light to medium work, which is what I purchased it for. The fork end itself is very well made and will definitely last well over time. Overall, I am happy with my purchase.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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BarbqLuvr

Raleigh, NC

Apr 6 , 2013
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Not as good as it once was

I rate the digging fork a two star only because of the great Craftsman warranty. The fork itself is not great. I have two Craftsman digging forks - an older one made in the USA and a more recent one that was made in China. The fiberglass handle of the newer one cracked. The tines on the older fork are at a 90 degree angle to the D handle which gives them much more strength. The US made fork is a much better design and implementation. The new replacement fork is assembled in the US. The tines are made in Austria. The quality appears to be even lower than the one which broke. The grip on the D handle is smooth rather than grooved making it more difficult to grip securely. The connection between the handle and the tines also does not have the ring covering the connection. It would look better with that covering and possibly be stronger. Of the five forks in stock, three already had their labels (with the UPC and other information) missing or barely attached to to the handle.


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Dansterpower

Salt Lake City, UT

Jun 1 , 2012
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Excellent Fork

I have two of these and use them heavily in my large garden and in landscaping. They are excellent high quality tools. Very strong. Years ago, I left one of these outside in the sunshine for a couple weeks ? big mistake. The key to these Craftsman tools ? or any tools with fiberglass handles ? is to store them in a shed or a garage. Sunlight devastates the resins in the fiberglass. I have many Sears hand tools ? I will not buy any other brand. These tools are the best. Most Craftsman hand tools are made in the USA and have a lifetime warranty: this is why I support Sears over the "big box" depot type stores. Thanks for the great tools Sears.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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brochaz

Manchaca, TX

Mar 6 , 2012
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Lifetime warranty?

This tool was a warranty replacement for another one that broke after a couple of years use. I wouldn't give you a plug nickle for this one either! A tine bent and, last Saturday, the entire handle began to twist at the middle joint when using it as a cultivating tool. Adding insult to injury, I will have to drive nearly 60 miles to the closest Sears store that actually stocks this piece of trash in order to get a 'replacement under warranty'! And at nearly $4/gallon for gas. This is but another reason that I almost never shop Sears except out of total desperation, or to get an item replaced that is, like this one, 'under warranty'. Save your time and save your money. Buy one somewhere else, anywhere else!


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