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A better choice in fencing tools

June 2018

A better choice in fencing tools

Olympia Tools has extended its range of specialist fencing products. The business, which distributes hand tools and workwear under the Roughneck brand, has launched a new Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™.

The new maul has been positioned as a Roughneck ‘Gorilla' tool because - like the other Roughneck products which carry the Gorilla name - it benefits from an innovative design where ‘the shape makes the difference'. 

Specifically, it has a 4.5kg (10lb) head, cast from alloy steel and that features two large, round striking faces at either end.

These faces make the Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™ ideally suited for driving wooden fencing posts and a much safer, easier to use and more accurate alternative to another tool commonly used for this task - namely a sledgehammer. 

In addition, the head is also threaded onto the tool's handle ensuring an extremely strong fix and making it virtually impossible for the head and handle to detach.

The handle itself is made from double injected fibre glass with a solid core and a polypropylene jacket which delivers increased shock absorbency. It also features a treble injected TPE soft-grip handle for enhanced user comfort, even after many hours of prolonged use. 

The new Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™ joins an existing line-up of fencing products from Olympia Tools which already includes post hole diggers and post rammers. 

Other Roughneck Gorilla products meanwhile include Roughneck Gorilla Sledgehammers, Roughneck Gorilla Splitting Mauls and Roughneck Gorilla Bars - arguably the world's best known and most respected brand of wrecking bars.

Commenting on the launch of the new Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™, Vahe Der Kureghian, purchasing and marketing director at Olympia Tools, said: "Olympia Tools has an active programme of new product research and development and the launch of our new Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™ reflects that.

"It also highlights our commitment to using our in-depth expertise and considerable experience of innovative hand tool design to develop specialist solutions to specialist customer needs.

"Thanks to its many benefits, we're sure the Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™ will become a popular product with customers in a range of areas - from agriculture to landscaping to general construction."

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Focused on fencing. Olympia Tools has extended its range of specialist fencing products with the launch of the new Roughneck Gorilla Fencing Maul™.

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Notes to editors:

  • With its head offices and showrooms in Reading, Olympia Tools (UK) Ltd is a British based importer and distributor of premium quality, competitively priced hand tools and other products for the professional tradesman and serious DIY enthusiast.

  • Olympia Tools prides itself on offering new, innovative and high performance products sourced from reputable manufacturers across the world.
  • Specific and well-known brands available from Olympia Tools include Roughneck, Gorilla Bar, Thorsen, Power Grip, Wood Grenade and the MUTT (Multi Use Tough Tool).

  • Olympia Tools has been trading in the United Kingdom for almost two decades.