Auxiliary Handle for Shovels

Patent No. 5,447,349

Issued: September 5, 1995

Inventor: Lloyd B. Coble, Big Flats, NY


An auxiliary handle for shovels or the like having a shaft with an adjustable length, a clamp for attachment to the shaft of a conventional shovel near the blade, and a swivel linkage connecting the shaft to the clamp, which allows full swiveling of the auxiliary handle relative to the shaft of the shovel. Load, lift and discharge assistance provided by this handle minimizes back exertion during shovel operations.

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