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You know that little black rubber strap that holds the protective cover on the end of your auger? You can purchase them from Strikemaster, 2 for $5.95, BUT they charge you over $6 for shipping. If you call the company directly and ask about them they will ship them out USPS for about a $1.50. Good way to save a few bucks.

A ZEN MASTER

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I just saw the same straps from Jiffy for $5.95 a pair at MIlls Fleet farm. I am sure that these straps fit most of the auger covers made out there.

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here's a tip to prevent loosing them, probly have to drill a hole but put a screw across the slot where the rubber strap hooks to the cover, to hold one end of the strap permanently on the protective cover.

Ive done this on my jiffys and have never lost one.

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Spin some electrical tape around one end, that will keep the "Rubber-snubber" in place. If that looks too shabby for your taste, then Spin on one wrap of tape then dip the one end in Plasti-Dip that is used for tools handles.(Allow to dry and dip a second coat) That will coat the end and keep the snubber firmly in place.
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Works well too if one end cracks and the snubber will not stay put. Solves two problems at one.

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[This message has been edited by Ed Carlson (edited 12-21-2003).]

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I bought about one foot of bungee cord when the black rubber strap that came with the auger broke. Tie a knot into each end of the bungee...waalaa!!

Marmot

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I'll have to second marmot's plan. I purchased a bungee and secured one end to the cap with a small bolt and washer, then to the other end I put a piece the holds your door open (the piece that keeps the cylinder from coming back). The one end of this is T shaped so I made a slot in the other end of the cap with a drill and now it never comes off unless I want it to.

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