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Thinking of getting one, but I would like here of any opinions or info on it before buying one.
It's the eskimo with less than 2hp.

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pulsar,

I'm sure the Sting Ray would be an adequate auger. And, for the price, it might be a really great auger. Eskimo makes high quality gear, so I don't think you would be doing yourself wrong from that standpoint.

However, I would consider finding an extra $50 to purchase the Baracuda. You're getting more horsepower plus dual blades. I also don't think you're adding much weight to the equation. All worth considering, in my opinion.

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Ray Esboldt
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Pulsar,
Do you know WHAT brand of engine is on the StingRay? It doesn't say on their webpage. Parts or service on an "odd" brand might be something you want to consider. I can tell you from experience that 1.2 hp is not a lot of torque. I agree with Ray, pay the extra $50 and get the Barracuda.
Richard

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