There comes in time during the course of most expeditions when a group will need to move some dirt. You may be fortifying a position, digging a latrine, building earthen reinforced shelters or any number of other activities. When that time arises you will be in need of the staples of survival and warfare throughout the ages- The Entrenching Tool (or E-tool). With a durable and lightweight entrenching tool at your disposal, you and your group will be able to quickly erect defensive positions or, failing that, bash a zombie in the head. The keys to a good E-tool are lightweight, durability and versatility. Today we’ll talk about a piece of equipment that has all that and a bag of and more from a company renowned for making lightweight and durable products.
That’s right, the Austrian company known the world wide for lightweight and dependable firearms makes a shovel. Based on the name alone you know what you can expect. This E-tool is half the weight of equivalent tools on the market, but exceeds industry standards in durability. The folding E-tool has no welds or rivets, which makes it a solid piece of hardworking hardware. The handle of the Glock Entrenching tool is made of impact resistant polymers that are not only lightweight but also extremely durable. As an added bonus, the end of the handle unscrews to reveal a small handsaw that may be used for any number of chores around the camp or fortress. When it comes to compact workhorses, you will not find one more seriously robust than the Glock Entrenching Tool. Grab one for everyone in the group.