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Ohhh nooo post hole #2709 10/17/2021 01:55 PM
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Resurrection of a clapped out post hole auger

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2710 10/17/2021 01:55 PM
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Clean up of the shaft

Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2711 10/17/2021 01:59 PM
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Here are the augers

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2712 10/17/2021 02:01 PM
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One end of the big auger and I had found some quarter wall dom tube

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2713 10/17/2021 02:03 PM
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Auger shaft is 2 in so I'd bore out about 50 thousandths

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2714 10/17/2021 02:05 PM
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I had it fixed in the mill to drill the hole and indexed it 90 to poke the next one

Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2715 10/17/2021 02:08 PM
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Set up to weld the bolt together flange...done with 7018. Could of welding it right to the tube but this was smaller parts to work with...pick your battles I guess

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2716 10/17/2021 02:12 PM
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The bigger auger I had torched off half wrap of flighting and an old coupler. I had turned a spigot to fit the I'd of the tube

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2717 10/17/2021 02:14 PM
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Small auger bolted up..used soft 1/2 bolts

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2718 10/17/2021 02:16 PM
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The coupler I cut off...and cobbled up

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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2723 10/17/2021 06:39 PM
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Great job on that digger! Beats the hell out of buying a new one ! PLUS it looks stronger!


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Re: Ohhh nooo post hole [Re: Nnaatz] #2728 10/19/2021 05:30 PM
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Runs much more true holes clean out better


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