Estwing Burpee Geological Pick
£80.00 ex VAT
The Estwing burpee pick is an palaeontological and archaeological aimed field hammer bringing force, intricacy, precision and comfort to users. Made in the USA from American steel it features a 43 cm overall length and a long head which features a wide chisel edge on one side and a precision pointed tip on the other, making the hammer ideal for dig site tasks where care must be taken while still able to extract your objective. In the middle of the head are 3 neodymium magnets, particularly suitable for those undertaking archaeological work where iron may be present. The handle is made from anti shock vinyl for both grip and comfort.
- Model – EBP500
- Total weight – 1 kg
- Total length: 432 mm
- Construction – Drop forge
- Material – American steel
- Finish: Steel, coated blue
- Handle – steel with anti-shock vinyl grip
- Edge – Chisel edge and precision pointed tip
- Made in the United States of America
1 in stock
The Estwing EBP500 burpee pick is designed for professional palaeontologists and archaeologists, constructed from a single pieces of American steel using Estwings patented drop forge technique, this hammer boasts an impressive 43 cm total length, yet offers impressive control and a fairly light weight than one would expect upon viewing the hammer. The head features a wide, 4.3 cm chisel end which is ideal for splitting, chipping and prying rock or tough material, while on the other end there is a precision pointed tip which is suitable for piercing tasks as well as delicate work such as the extraction of crystals, fossils or objects of interest from their matrix or surround. Within the head are three neodymium magnets which will automatically pick up anything magnetic as well as giving users the ability to test magnetic properties of material, a feature particularly useful for archaeological work where various object made from metal (particularly iron) may be present. the handle of this hammer is made from Estwings well known anti shock vinyl, which offers users excellent grip and comfort, this handle also features a loop hole should you wish to thread a lanyard through for security.