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    Mountain Bike Trail Building Tool Guide and Contest To Win A Rogue F70HR

    OldGloryMTB.com is holding a "Share Your Trail Build" contest in conjunction with their recently published Mountain Bike Trail Building Tool Guide article featuring over 30 tools. ToolsForTrails.com is sponsoring this contest by giving away a Rogue Hoe F70HR hoe rake to the contest winner. Check out the contest page for entry rules and requirements.



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    The guide looked good but if you haven't used a fire shovel you're missing out. You can be way more productive.
    There's a big difference between ripping and skidding. Those who skid don't know how to ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_schuldt View Post
    The guide looked good but if you haven't used a fire shovel you're missing out. You can be way more productive.
    Who's model do you like? When I looked up "fire shovel" they seemed like a regular round pointed shovel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_schuldt View Post
    The guide looked good but if you haven't used a fire shovel you're missing out. You can be way more productive.
    A variety of Rogue hoes and hoe-rakes ended up being the favorites at our last trail day.
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    Thanks for all the info. I'll definitely look into one.
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    It's all about the angle. More of a scraper and flinger. We need to move large amounts of organic mater to get down to good dirt.
    There's a big difference between ripping and skidding. Those who skid don't know how to ride.

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    Makes sense. We do a lot of chopping and hoeing into clay hillsides. Oh and beer. Yeah; beer.
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    My favorite is a sharp Zac round point shovel, much stronger than a fire shovel, great for scrub oak and sagebrush removal, prying rocks, superb for digging. Lets you use your body weight instead of abusing your arms and back. Best shovel I've ever used, and I've used a lot of shovels.

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