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Snowbound

Kdrill or Nils

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Hahahah! Right? I didn't even get to cut with yours dude. I'll end up buying the fuel or a dewalt DCD 996, whatever I find a good deal on. A 9ah battery on that Kdrill? Can you imagine?? 

 

 

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Just kidding, love the nills. :):)  9 ah on the kdrill and rick will buy 2.  he will just drill all day and maybe we can finally catch a bigger fish than he does... LOL 

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No experience with Nills but I have the 8" Kdrill and its awesome. I love showing it off and once you use it, as Jim said your sold. I hear they are coming out with a Kdrill 9" and if that works as I expect I will be done with gas augers of any kind. I rent houses and move often. I am also getting older and K drill is making my job easier. Love it so far. 

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I own a K-drill 8 inch.  I have no idea where or what i hit while drilling but i have a couple nicks on the blades, Anyone know if this is covered under the lifetime sharpening they give? 

After reading the warranty its pretty vague. 

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I just used the Nils on a buddies M18 drill; not the fuel model. Very impressed! Super light weight & cuts like butter!

 

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No 9in coming, I emailed them. 8 in is the optimum size for any electric unit. 

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Real happy with the Nils. 

Works pretty slick. 

 

 

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I made a video but no luck getting it to download. 

I'm pretty sure you all know what it looks like to drill an ice fishing hole. 

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I was getting about 25 holes with my 3 amp hour battery. I should have entered the race with Rick g and eyeguy I think ricks kdrill would still won. I can say the area we fished is now Swiss cheese. I burned through 2 batteries and had full one to spare. I will say the kdrill is impressive but the slush left by eyeguy nils wow. I will take my clamplate and auger any day over that. I know eyeguy was working reducing the slush left in the hole but the holes Rick and I cut you could fish in with ease.

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very true moose. slush city grrrr!  LOL  still like it but might need to upgrade by next winter. 

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Volume wise it cuts the same as any othe 8" auger. 

Does the Nils make finer chips than others?  

I never saw the issue the few times I used mine. 

Can you reverse the drill and push the slush down the hole.?

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1 hour ago, Snowbound said:

 

Can you reverse the drill and push the slush down the hole.?

Any time I have ever tried that it creates havoc with the sonar until it floats back up the hole and is removed but if anyone has a fix for this let me know.

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Why can't you put the drill in reverse and flush the slush?

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