Hole Digging for Dummies | Issue No. 01

Hole Diggers for Dummies. Smart Tips for Simple Hand-Held Earth Auger Operations.

Story: Dennis Von Ruden – Sept. 07 2011

Jobsites don’t see too many machines simpler than an earth auger. However, manufacturers build them this way because there’s just no reason to make them complex. Even an auger’s purpose is simple. Whether the application is construction, landscaping, fence installation or a homeowner project, earth augers do one thing and one thing only – dig holes.

But while the equipment and its function are not complicated, not everyone will achieve the same level of success with a hole digger. There are some basic operational hints – along with a list of mistakes to avoid – that should be considered in order to ensure safety and maximize productivity on the job. Continue reading