AMS Soil Fertility Sampling Kits

AMS Soil Fertility Kits include all the equipment needed for sampling a variety of soil conditions.

Features

  • Hammer-head cross handle and dead blow hammer are ideal for drier hard packed soils
  • 10" handle available for softer, moist, or tilled soils
Your Price $743.80
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ImagePart#Product DescriptionPriceStockOrder
AMS Soil Fertility Sampling Kits424.33 1 1/4" Soil fertility sampling kit, hammer head cross handle
$743.80
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AMS Soil Fertility Sampling Kits 424.36 1" Soil fertility sampling kit, compact slide hammer
$717.20
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AMS Soil Fertility Sampling Kits 424.34 1 1/4" Soil fertility sampling kit, compact slide hammer
$780.30
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AMS Soil Fertility Sampling Kits 424.35 1" Soil fertility sampling kit, hammer head cross handle
$684.20
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AMS Soil Probe Replaceable Tips 56756 1" Clay replaceable tip
$21.70
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AMS 5/8" Threaded Slide Hammers 400.96 5/8" Compact Slide Hammer
$174.60
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AMS 5/8" Threaded Auger Handles 401.26 10" Cross Handle w/Grips
$24.80
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AMS Small Carrying Case 424.62 carrying case, small
$149.10
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Hammer-head cross handle and dead blow hammer are ideal for drier hard packed soils; use to pound soil probe into the soil. In softer, moist, or tilled soils, use the 10" handle and, if needed, the adjustable footstep.
  • (1) Soil probe with 12˝ sample slot
  • (1) 10˝ cross handle with comfortable grip
  • (1) Hammer head cross handle with dead blow hammer
  • (1) 2' extension
  • (1) Adjustable foot step
  • (1) Soil ejector scoop
  • (1) Cleaning brush
  • (1) Spanner wrench
  • (1) General purpose tip
  • (1) Dry tip
  • (1) Wet tip
  • (1) Serrated tip
  • (1) 1-1/4˝ x 18˝ triple lead flighted auger
  • (1) Compact carrying case
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