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Old 03-15-2020, 03:15 AM
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I saw a guy using an 8 inch electric ice auger yesterday. Before he left he let me try drilling a hole with it. It went threw 18 inches of ice in no time. I am now fully convinced that the electric drills are the way to go.. That one was super light and very quiet with no pulling on the pull cord to get it running. All that was needed was a brushless drill he said the others drills may work but could eat the brushes out of them..
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Old 03-16-2020, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Phil from Maine View Post
I saw a guy using an 8 inch electric ice auger yesterday. Before he left he let me try drilling a hole with it. It went threw 18 inches of ice in no time. I am now fully convinced that the electric drills are the way to go.. That one was super light and very quiet with no pulling on the pull cord to get it running. All that was needed was a brushless drill he said the others drills may work but could eat the brushes out of them..
Only way to go.
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Old 03-20-2020, 04:40 PM
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If you obey the laws of nature, you will not need an ice auger! Ice is for whisky and water is for fishing!
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Old 03-21-2020, 08:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Oldtimr View Post
If you obey the laws of nature, you will not need an ice auger! Ice is for whisky and water is for fishing!
Gotta love that one OT. In reality ice season is my favorite. Early ice out though this year and I only got 65 days on the hard water.
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Old 03-21-2020, 08:41 AM
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I have a bunch of friends who were disappointed this year, the water never or safe ice on it.
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Old 03-21-2020, 04:10 PM
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Ice is leaving here quicker this year as well. Then our gov opened up open water fishing to anyone until April 30th without a license requirement. It was supposed to be opening April first with a license but the gov changed the rules to get people out away from it all do to the virus..
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Old 11-29-2020, 07:42 AM
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If "Life is too short to fight these things", I suggest buying a gas auger . I have an Eskimo Mako 43CC auger. It is fast and high-performance. I bought it last year and haven't faced issues yet.
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