They’re back again: The lightest cathole trowels on the planet ! Titanium, two sizes
May 14, 2011 at 4:15 pm #1273818
June 2015 UPDATE:
Trowel, saw, and stove info: QiWiz.net
Before placing an order, please check the shipping page on my website (a link to this page is available on any page that you order from).
"Original", "Big Dig", and "MEGA Dig" trowels are available. Unless I am out of town or on trail, I can generally mail them out the very next day after you place your order. Can you dig it?
All trowels ship with the Advanced Cathole Users Manual, including my famous "soup" recipe.
HINT: Not the kind of soup you generally think of.
$29 for the smaller Original, < 0.4 oz, 6" long
$36 for the larger Big Dig, < 0.6 oz, 7.25" long
$39 for the largest MEGA Dig, 0.9 oz, 8.5" long
Big Digs have been by far the most popular model, though the MEGA Dig is too new to really know if many folks will go for its generous capacity.
If I need to ship your trowel outside the continental USA, this is easily arranged. I've sent trowels to more than a dozen countries on five continents.
Ordering is easy as pie at my new website: QiWiz.net
Join the legions of BPLers who dig my trowels! Ultralight, nearly indestructible, cuts turf and small roots with ease. You know you know you WANT one.
See earlier sale comments and feedback from the ti trowel crew:May 14, 2011 at 4:57 pm #1736629David ClecknerMember
Just sent paypal for an original.May 14, 2011 at 5:07 pm #1736630ManfredBPL Member
I just sent you PayPal payment for another Big Dig.May 14, 2011 at 6:54 pm #1736668Stephen BarberBPL Member
Payment just sent for Big Dig!
Thanks!May 14, 2011 at 9:07 pm #1736705Randy MartinBPL Member
Thanks Robert for the opportunity to go lighter!May 14, 2011 at 9:16 pm #1736707Joseph RBPL Member
@dianodaLocale: Chicago, IL
I just sent you $33 via paypal for a Big Dig. You just saved me a good 3 ounces!
JoeMay 15, 2011 at 1:35 am #1736731Richard BanksSpectator
Still got any originals left?
-RichardMay 15, 2011 at 2:20 am #1736733Dirk RabdauMember
@dirk9827Locale: Pacific Northwest
DirkMay 15, 2011 at 5:39 am #1736744JPBPL Member
–May 15, 2011 at 7:20 am #1736759
My Personal experiences:
Digging out a spring or stream bed to scoop or filter water more easily
Collecting mineral soil for a mound fire
Digging tent stakes out of frozen soil when winter backpacking
Scooping coals out of the fire to create a bed of coals to bake scones
Others' actual experiences:
Spoon to eat with when primary spoon broken or lost
Tent stake when extra holding power needed in soft soil or high wind
Other possibilities worth mentioning:
Cut cheese blocks, Spam, sausages
Cutting rope or cord; whittling; making tinder (especially if you sharpen an edge)
I'm sure there are others. Anything that involves digging or scraping.May 15, 2011 at 7:28 am #1736761
May 25, 2011 Update: Have now got enough titanium to make many trowels. Do not expect to run out anytime soon. Once I have filled existing orders, I will be creating an inventory so that I can ship the next day. I expect that this will be the case after Memorial Day 2011.May 15, 2011 at 8:42 am #1736781lynda schroederMember
Payment sent for the original. ThanksMay 15, 2011 at 9:39 pm #1737049
Can you get one to me in 1 week? If no, I'll catch you next time. I have a trip starting Memorial Day weekend. I can't wait to poo in the woods.May 16, 2011 at 4:55 am #1737091
Big Digs are all sold. Still have a couple Originals. All orders will be shipped today. Happy digging!
* * * Note: As of 5/25 have plenty of titanium to make both Originals and Big Digs * * *May 16, 2011 at 7:33 am #1737119
Money sent! Hope I got you before you hit the post office.May 17, 2011 at 3:17 am #1737542
One more Original left.
New titanium supply ordered.
Daniel's will be mailed today.May 18, 2011 at 10:57 am #1738139Cody LebowMember
@clebowLocale: Orange County
Are you willing to take preorders on the large one?May 18, 2011 at 12:55 pm #1738202
THE BAD NEWS
Because of increased material (and postage) costs, prices are now $29 for Original and $36 for Big Dig. Sorry about that, but I've just had to pay 100% more for titanium than previously.
Add $2 for shipments outside the continental USA.
THE GOOD NEWS
I'm going to make trowels ahead of orders so that you can get your trowel very quickly with only the wait of receiving a first class USPS package.
PayPal trowel payments and email questions should still be sent to me at robkelly54 at gmail dot comMay 18, 2011 at 2:22 pm #1738243Stephen BarberBPL Member
Big Dig arrived today – looks great! Especially the spiffy rainbow anodizing job!!! ;)
thanks!May 20, 2011 at 10:19 am #1738993
Got my Original Dig. I was worried it would be too small but it's actually a great size. I was going to do a full field test it in my yard last night but ….. I have neighbors.
I was also pleasently supprised that it came with a stow poutch. I folded the tyvec envelope you sent it in, taped it long-ways, and cut open the short end. It fits the Dig and my Ti tent pegs at .15oz!May 21, 2011 at 5:56 pm #1739451John MartinBPL Member
@snapyjohnLocale: Pacific NW
I got two big digs to day one for me and the other for a fathers day gift. Nothing says I love you pop like a light weight doo shovel.
It comes with instructions and everything. Seriously light trowels.May 21, 2011 at 6:21 pm #1739454Mary DBPL Member
@hikinggrannyLocale: Gateway to Columbia River Gorge
Got mine!May 21, 2011 at 6:57 pm #1739461AnonymousInactive
"It comes with instructions and everything. Seriously light"
In Russia they call that a caviar spoon.May 21, 2011 at 10:14 pm #1739518Dirk RabdauMember
@dirk9827Locale: Pacific Northwest
I got mine and couldn't be happier…the instructions are great, not expected but appreciated for the humor.May 21, 2011 at 11:17 pm #1739529Ken KMember
@thefatboyLocale: St. Louis
>> In Russia they call that a caviar spoon.
Fitting… It would be a tough call which I ate first.
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