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I am getting a new ice auger this year. I have it narowed down to the icegator and the strikelite2. For those that own a icegator have you ever re-drilled old holes in a shack, and how does it do? Are they still having the problems I read about on here? How many years do you get out of a set of batteries?

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Ice Gator owner here and yes, that is the primary and most fequently used method of it. It stays with my hard house and drills and redrills holes so I have no fumes. Works great, with shaver or chipper bits. I have used both on it. I keep my chipper bit on most of the time.

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Thanks for the reply. Are you happy with the icegator and would you buy it again over a 4 stroke auger?

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i hope the ice gator is as good as i heard. just ordered 1 last week but it said it would take 12 to 16 weeks for delivery. sure hope it doesnt take that long

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I have and currently own 3 augers and the Ice Gator works just fine. I have a Nils Master and a SM as well. My fishing partners own Jiffy's and I have no problem with them either, it really comes down to what you want. I didnt want fumes as they choke me out and effect my breathing and the Ice Gator does everything I ask of it. For a power auger, hard to beat the weight, and pure power of a Nils Master. So that is where I stand, if I ever have a complete death of those, I have an old Mag2000 to cut me some holes.

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The Icegator will slam your hand into the side of the shack before it gives up re-opening a hole. But, they are 2 different beasts, both have there place just depends on your style of fishing.

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I also own an Icegator and absolutely love it!

No Fumes. No Gas. No pull starting. No Choking. NO PROBLEMS!!

Push a button and go. reverse cleans out the hole nicely.

Worth every single dollar spent. Icegator customer service was also very good. Prompt responses and good communication.

I ordered mine two years ago. I had it within 1 week of purchase.

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