Homesteading Hack! How to Repair and Old Fiberglass Shovel Handle

All of us love fiberglass tool handles because they are so strong, but as we all know, with time and use, they begin to start to get weather-worn. Eventually, you start getting fiberglass in your hands and you feel that you have to buy a new tool. Well, NOT anymore!ย  In this video, I show you how to repair an old fiberglass shovel handle and make it better than brand new for less than $10!ย  Oh yeah!

 


 

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1.5 inch 3:1 Waterproof Heat Shrink Tubing Kit,

 

Large Marine Dual Wall Adhesive Shrinkable Wire Wrap Tube, Insulation Sealing Wear-Resistant Cable Protector by YUKSY (4ft, Black)

Good Tightness – Dual Wall Adhesive Heat Shrink Tube has the advantages of good electrical insulation, good sealing, and high-temperature resistance. After being shrunk, it’s thick and stays stuck, the tube snug around the wire, or cable and also closes around the connector. And give you a tidy connection or electrical insulation.

Widely Use – Our heat shrink tubing is widely used in wire connection, rust prevention and corrosion protection of solder joints, protection and insulation processing of wire end, wiring harness and electronic components, and audio and electrical DIY. Fitness equipment parts and steel structure surface protection and so on.

Easy Use and Fast – You just use a heat gun to heat it evenly until it wrap the wire or connector tightly. It is a 3:1 heat shrink ratio and will shrink to the original 1/3. (Temperature of your heat gun is up to 212โ„‰, then glue inside will soften and seal the connection.๏ผ‰

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YUKSY 1.5 inch 3:1 Waterproof Heat Shrink Tubing 4FT

Widely Use

Our heat shrink tubing is widely used in wire connection, rust prevention and corrosion protection of solder joints, protection and insulation processing of wire end, wiring harness and electronic components, and audio and electrical DIY. Fitness equipment parts and steel structure surface protection and so on.

 

Features:

Round Diameter: 1.5 inch

Length: 4 feet

Shrink Ratio: 3:1

Color: Black

Material: Polyolefin

Temperature Range:-131โ„‰ to + 257โ„‰

Minimum Shrinkage Temp: 158โ„‰

Full Shrinkage Temp: 230โ„‰ maximum

Flammability: Flame Retardant

 

How to use it?

  1. Wrap the cable wire with the tube, then use a heat gun heating it evenly until the wire was wrapped tightly.
  2. Don’t touch the tube until it becomes cool.

Kindly Note: Make sure the temperature of your heat gun is up to 212โ„‰(Fahrenheit), then glue inside will soften and seal the connection.

Package Includes

4 Feet long 1.5″ in diameter large heat shrink tubing (Black)

 

Forged Caprock Irrigation Shovel with 48-inch Fiberglass Handle

 

Stronger than the average fiberglass handle. Strength and durability without the weight of all steel. A.M. Leonard’s forged Caprock blade available with a high strength fiberglass handle. The handle is constructed of thousands of continuous strands for maximum strength, then surrounded by a polyester resin veil that prevents splintering. Extended tab socket with double rivet connection.

 

Blade measures 9.25 inches by 9.75 inches. Handle length is 48 inches.

Forged steel blade with an extended socket that has a double rivet connection between handle and blade

Like an open back style, the blade’s solid shank doesn’t allow soil build-up.

Shallow bowl and low blade lift allow for near-vertical digging.

The blade is 9.25 inches (W) x 9.75 inches (L), with a low blade lift of 2.125 inches

Use for digging trenches holes that need straight edges, digging out trees, etc.