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 23-1/4" when open and folds to a mere 9". It can be stowed easily. Durable storage case included. Its rugged enough for the toughest of jobs. Never go on the trail without it.
Unfortunately Smittybilt changed the size of the shovel but did not change the specs online. When fully opened the shovel measures 23.25" and yes size does matter especially when brackets are pre installed.
For 60 years Smittybilt has been fabricating aftermarket parts and today their products include Jeep tops, bumpers, lighting, winches and trail gear. Off-roaders count on the company's innovative parts like the original nerf bar side steps to equip their Jeeps for the trail and day-to-day driving. Pairing affordability without compromising quality is the hallmark of Smittybilt and the manufacturer's reputation carries over to products like its Overlander Series of tents, Adventure Boxes and SEMA award-winning magnetic trail skins for Jeeps. Smittybilt offers over 2,000 interior and exterior parts and accessories for 4x4s with multiple capabilities for jeepers of all levels. Shop Smittybilt Now