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who makes a tiny metal hand shovel ?

Post in 'The Gear' started by jeanw, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. jeanw

    jeanw Member

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    Got this , unit used but new to us stove.that does not have an ashpan... It is the Hitzer sideloader....
    I asked yall about it while back...
    It has this small "ledge" catches some ash.. Very narrow... a pain to clean.....
    So I figured a nice heavy duty small kiddy---sand shovel... but course steel ,etc to get that ash, embers,etc, etc...
    Oh and thanks Hitzer... for nothing ... not being able to get us an owners manual.... Shame on them..
    Thanks YALL.
    keep safe and warm.....
    Jean
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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    I got one at menards. I have a square and a round one. Use them to dig my craw space with, but it works great for ashs.
  3. jeanw

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    Smokinj
    do you mean a garden trowel ? I have lots of them. Naw that wont help.... Got several fireplace shovels but way to wide to get in that lipped ledge... can you post a pic of yours???
    Hubby said he could bend the edge tip of a wide putty knife>>> He is usually brillant and inventive as usual
    Thanks yall
    Jean
  4. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Yes its a garden tool. Looks just like a shovle. It comes in flat edge and pointed. Minispade!. Its maybe 20-24 inchs long total minispade11.jpg
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    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    http://www.fireplaces-rochester-ny.com/manuals/HITZER/

    Is your stove in this link?

    zap
  6. FrankMA

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    How about this one - $4.00 at Home Depot. I have one for my stove. It's 5" wide at the shovel end and 20" long. All steel and works great.

    [​IMG]
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    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    There are lots of options. I use a metal dustpan I found at the grocery store. It's easy enough to stick a handle on it. Entrenching tools are made completely of metal. Spatulas are made of metal.

    There are lots of options...

    Matt
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    midwestcoast Minister of Fire

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    So a garden trowel & fireplace tools are too big? How about a big spoon? Serving spoon or one like a cafeteria sever scoops mashed potatoes with...
    Cut &/or bend it to the perfect size & shape.

    or just leave the bit of ash in there...just sayin'
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    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    We've used one for years like Frank pictured. Works good.
  10. Seasoned Oak

    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    I v got a few of those.
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    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    Mr Woopee, wheres Chumley and tennesee tuxedo?
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    MrWhoopee Minister of Fire

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    Chumley died in a car accident about 5 years ago, Tennessee is still with us, but not as slender or healthy as he once was.

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