REPLACING YOUR WEARSTRIP
Be sure to replace the wear strip before it has worn into or damaged the aluminum blade.
2. Lay the shovel face down on a hard surface such as an anvil or solid concrete.
3. Place the new wear strip along the BACK of the blade. Working with one rivet at a time, push rivets from the FRONT through holes in blade then wear strip.
4. Strike the back of each rivet with a hammer until flattened tightly against the back of the new wear strip. (Soft smash-down