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blodngoods

Icegator or Gas Auger...Which Will Last Longest

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As decision time is nearing, just had to ask for your speculation or opinions on which of these two types of augers will provide the most years of relatively trouble free use, provided they are both taken care of. Thanks again.

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I would put my vote with a gas auger... My dad has a Kluge ice auger, from like 1971, and it still runs like a top! Heavy as all get out, but throws ice like a cat going crazy. I cant believe an electrical engine will be able to last that long. HOWEVER, will it last long enough for you to feel you got your moneys worth?... Probably, I haven't heard anything bad about the IceGator units.

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I agree, if your looking for long term, I think the gas auger will be the best bet. I am only saying this because Ice Gators havent been around long enough to compare. The Ice Gator looks to be very well built, and may just outlast the gas augers, but time will only tell. I have had electric augers in the past, and the electric motor has lasted atleast 10 years, so I am not really concerned. I am hoping to get an Ice Gator this fall.

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As this is only my second year for the icegator I think it will last for as long as I will ever need it granted a few years down the line I may need new batteries but so doesnt the car the vex the portable radio And any issues with the motor have been properly repaired / replaced by the manufactur on ones I have heard of that had issues Batteries of the future Im sure are gonna be cheaper and better and again if you take care of it like any tool it should last a long long time

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I have the 8" model

This was taken of the the Icegator web page.

"The Icegator drive is to be used on any 6” or smaller ice auger drill bit ONLY. If you use this on a drill bit larger it may damage the drive, and void you warrantee."

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yes but further into the page as in products it has the 8" models

icegator products

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they are fixing up the HSOforum and that will change but trust me they do have an 8" model started it last year they also have a new model out this year for use on atvs or your house batteries

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