It's all about comfort. Patented D-shaped handle has room for two hands and provides a stronger, more comfortable grip to reduce fatigue. Unique teardrop shaped shaft for comfortable and easy grip, has PVC sleeve for comfort at hot and cold temperatures. Longer handle improves posture and reduces back fatigue. Powder coated for easy cleanup and rust prevention. Shaft is welded to steel blade which is pre-sharpened and ready to use. Overall length 48".