401.42

AMS Regular Step Soil Probes

AMS Regular Step Soil Probes

Description

AMS Regular Step Soil Probes provide an easy way to recover shallow soil samples into a slotted soil probe body in one simple step.

Features

  • Built-in step helps drive the sampler body into the ground
  • Soil probes are designed to be used without liners
  • Tips cut a soil core 1/2" diameter by about 12" long
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This soil probe is similar to the AMS regular soil probe, but it comes with a built-in step that allows for additional pressure to help drive the sampler body into the ground. These nickel-plated, rust-resistant soil probes are designed to be used without liners and are available in one-piece and two-piece models. Both models include the slotted probe body, a built in step, and a 10" comfortably gripped cross handle; the cross handles on the two-piece soil probe models are detachable with a 5/8" threaded connection.

Both the one and two-piece regular step soil probes are made of heavy wall type 4130 chrome molybdenum steel, and have hardened tips that cut a soil core 1/2" diameter by about 12" long. The heavy duty material and sturdy design prevent the probe body from bending or twisting out of shape.
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
AMS Regular Step Soil Probes 401.42 40" Plated One Piece Step Probe
$82.80
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AMS Regular Step Soil Probes 401.40 33" Plated Step Probe w/Handle
$94.50
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