AMS Replaceable Tip Regular Soil Probe
- Can accommodate other AMS soil probe tips
- Includes a 10" comfortably-gripped cross handle
- Compatible with AMS 5/8" threaded slide hammers and extensions
|425.50||1" x 36" Plated Replaceable Tip Soil Probe w/Handle|
|Drop ships from manufacturer|
Like all AMS soil probes, the probe includes a 10" comfortably-gripped cross handle and is compatible with AMS 5/8" Threaded Slide Hammers and extensions for deeper sampling in tough areas.
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