A digging bar is a long, straight metal bar used as a hand tool to deliver blows to break up and loosen hard or compacted materials (e.g., soil, rocks, concrete, ice) or as a lever to move objects. Digging bars are known by various other names depending on locale, structural features, and intended purpose. In Britain, Australia and New Zealand the tool is referred to as a crowbar, pry bar, or just a bar. In North America digging bars have various names including slate bar, shale bar, spud bar, pinch point bar, and San Angelo bar.

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  • A digging bar is a long, straight metal bar used as a hand tool to deliver blows to break up and loosen hard or compacted materials (e.g., soil, rocks, concrete, ice) or as a lever to move objects. Digging bars are known by various other names depending on locale, structural features, and intended purpose. In Britain, Australia and New Zealand the tool is referred to as a crowbar, pry bar, or just a bar. In North America digging bars have various names including slate bar, shale bar, spud bar, pinch point bar, and San Angelo bar. (en)
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  • A digging bar is a long, straight metal bar used as a hand tool to deliver blows to break up and loosen hard or compacted materials (e.g., soil, rocks, concrete, ice) or as a lever to move objects. Digging bars are known by various other names depending on locale, structural features, and intended purpose. In Britain, Australia and New Zealand the tool is referred to as a crowbar, pry bar, or just a bar. In North America digging bars have various names including slate bar, shale bar, spud bar, pinch point bar, and San Angelo bar. (en)
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