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Offline AcezHi

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #30 on: Mar 13, 2019, 06:21 PM »
I have the KDrill 7.75 on a Dewalt 20v drill Model # DCD996P2 with 5ah and have been drilling over 3' of ice for my five holes consistently here in Maine this winter and I couldn't be happier.
Last week we had around 40"
That left 3 bars on the battery. I don't even bother taking an extra battery anymore.

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #31 on: Mar 13, 2019, 09:11 PM »
Now that's a sweet auger.  You might be able to retire if you mod a few and sell them as the latest greatest. The pistol is how much?!?
Think of the profit margin  :tipup:

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #32 on: Mar 14, 2019, 12:14 AM »
Not gonna help you now, but the HT Mini Nero will have an 8" model next year(it was mistakenly advertised in the Reeds catalog this year.) I have the 7" and run it on the ridgid drill with 700 torque and 6ah batteries, and it works awesome, even with the 30+ inches of ice we have here in central MN. With all the snow we've gotten this year, I haven't been able to be as mobile as I would like, but I haven't even come close to using one full battery this season yet.

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #33 on: Mar 14, 2019, 09:54 AM »
Hey Ice Scratcher.....
Just to be clear on your response, you're saying that starting with this current ice season's Mora models,  I can find an 8" Mora that uses actual 8" flights?  Or did I read your post incorrectly?

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #34 on: Mar 14, 2019, 04:46 PM »
Hey Ice Scratcher.....
Just to be clear on your response, you're saying that starting with this current ice season's Mora models,  I can find an 8" Mora that uses actual 8" flights?  Or did I read your post incorrectly?

Yes, you read correctly..

At least that's my understanding..

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #35 on: Mar 14, 2019, 05:08 PM »
Yes, you read correctly..

At least that's my understanding..

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"That's my understanding" is like more FALSE NEWS.
I've seen at least 20X NEW Mora 8" augers at Cabelas over the last 2 years and they all have the same 7" diameter flytes.
If anyone has a Mora 8" auger with 8" diameter flytes I'd like to see a picture. I just Don't Believe It.
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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #36 on: Mar 14, 2019, 05:13 PM »
"That's my understanding" is like more FALSE NEWS.
I've seen at least 20X NEW Mora 8" augers at Cabelas over the last 2 years and they all have the same 7" diameter flytes.
If anyone has a Mora 8" auger with 8" diameter flytes I'd like to see a picture. I just Don't Believe It.

Just happened, this season, from what I've been following on here.. Might not even be in stores yet..

You don't have to believe it, and I don't care enough to prove it lol..

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #37 on: Mar 14, 2019, 05:18 PM »
Why would you want 8" flights on an 8" auger? You do understand the concept of friction right?
Seems to me to be a rather flawed design... You'd have to put your drill in reverse to get it back out of the hole, catch an edge and snap your wrist

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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #38 on: Mar 18, 2019, 07:05 AM »
Update to my last post.
Like I mentioned ended up staying with a 6" did not want to upgrade drill quite yet.
Went with 6" K drill, used last 2 outings. Not quite as fast as my nills, but cuts nice. Extremely light easy on the battery.
For tip up fishing I'll run my ion but for hole hopping I really like this K drill.
See how it holds up compared to a nills.
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Re: 8" auger reviews
« Reply #39 on: Mar 18, 2019, 07:32 AM »
Ion.No review needed.Thing kicks ass drilled 25-30 holes last week thru 28" in upstate NY np.Third year now.

Until you break 3 sets of blades in 1 month! No ... there was NO abuse involved or multiple users. It was used for 2 years with no problems. They just broke cutting clear ice! By the looks of things this isn't an isolated problem. Knowing what I know now I wouldn't buy one and own a kdrill and Milwaukee clam plate combo. I have experienced no problems except for the original 4 ah batteries not being large enough to cut more than 11-12 holes. I purchased a 9ah battery and it has been amazing. The Ion is my sons and he babies it and once the first blade broke the others broke routinely nearly every time out.

 



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