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What can the Alpha 2 Shovel™ be used for? What is it's ideal environment?
The Alpha 2 Shovel™ is the Original Alpha Shovel™'s tougher, stronger brother. If you're in search of a full-size, badass, beefy shovel tool, the Alpha 2 Shovel™ is the shovel for you. Ideal for off road recovery, camping, hunting, terrain building, grooming, and more, the Alpha 2 Shovel™ is one of our most versatile, kick-ass tools. Imagine what you might need a shovel for, and then envision completing that task at twice the speed with half the effort– that's the Alpha 2 Shovel™.
Is the Alpha 2 Shovel™ good for driveway shoveling?
You bet it is! In fact, the Alpha 2 Shovel™ is one of the best tools we have for shoveling snow. Not only is this shovel designed to move large amounts of material at one time (snow, dirt, leaves, etc.), but it is also built from 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum, meaning it is suitable to be used on tougher surfaces like gravel and pavement. Plus, with its sharp teeth, the Alpha 2 Shovel™ will eat through ice with a few hard blows.
**Please keep in mind that excessive use on hard surfaces like pavement or gravel will lead to the eventual wear of the teeth on the Alpha 2 Shovel™**
What is the Alpha 2 Shovel™ made of?
The Alpha 2 Shovel™ is made from 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum. With a frame that's twice as thick as an avalanche shovel, a durable powdercoat finish and an oversized blade designed to efficiently move any material, you can't go wrong.
What is the Alpha 2 Shovel™’s extension length?
The Alpha 2 Shovel™ can telescope from 39.5” into an ergonomic, full-sized 61.5” power shaft that keeps you from hurting your back. Worried the shaft will be too long for you? Not to fret– the shaft is also adjustable to 51.5 inches.
How much does the Alpha 2 Shovel™ weigh?
The Alpha 2 Shovel™ weighs just 4.4 pounds, or 2 kilograms.