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RUT-Recovery Utility Tool, Trail Shovel

Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B2728
  • Technical Details

    • Military style shovel
    • Black powder coat
    • Compacts to a mere 9 inches
    • Includes black canvas storage bag

The Recovery Utility Tool (RUT) is a fully functional collapsible Military Style shovel with easy grip and light handle with carbon steel blade that is heat treated for high strength and features double serrated edges for easy digging or cutting. The heavy-duty black powder coated body is 26 inches when open and folds to a mere 9 inches. It can be stowed easily. Durable storage case included. Its€™s rugged enough for the toughest of jobs. Never go on the trail without it.

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One tuff little shovel

By Mr Lost

from bakersfield ca

About Me Adventurer, Mechanic, Prospector

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  • Can Withstand Use
  • Compact
  • Easy to use
  • Versatile


  • None

Best Uses

  • Camp Fire Requirement
  • Keep In The Trunk
  • RV
  • Self Defence
  • To Dig Holes
  • Truck

Comments about Smittybilt RUT-Recovery Utility Tool, Trail Shovel:

useful to put out camp fires ,digging holes,


not bad

By t3456

from oh

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Jeeper

Verified Buyer


  • Fits Under Back Seat
  • Folds Up Nice
  • Versatile


  • I Wonder About Durability

Best Uses

  • Car
  • Keep In The Trunk
  • Truck

Comments about Smittybilt RUT-Recovery Utility Tool, Trail Shovel:

Good thing to have just incase. I just wonder how long will it last.

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    Of what material is this made? Is it durable? Does it come with a warranty? How long is it when fully opened? Does it open in different positions?
    Asked on 8/1/2014 by Rob from Vail, CO

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      Hello Rob, Smittybilt RUT-Recovery Utility Tool, Trail Shovel S/B2728 is made from steel.

      Answered on 8/1/2014 by Nick ext 3222 from Compton
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