AMS One-Piece Turf Probe
- Collects small 1/2" diameter soil sample
- Built-in 10" comfortably gripped cross handle
- Slot length on 20" turf probe is 7"
|427.24||20" Plated One Piece Turf Probe|
|Drop ships from manufacturer|
The AMS One-Piece Turf Probe is made from nickel-plated carbon steel and has a built-in 10" comfortably gripped cross handle. The sturdy design of the turf probe resists bending and twisting. The wide slot in the turf probe body allows for easy removal of the soil sample as the tip cuts a soil core that is slightly smaller than the inside diameter of the turf probe itself. The top of the slot is closed to prevent turf, grass, or soil from being trapped in the upper section of the turf probe. A corrosion resistant 10" cross handle is permanently attached to the probe and fitted with comfortable grips.
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