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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #30 on: Sep 20, 2008, 05:57 PM »
Where do you think the electricity comes from to recharge any battery ?
How did they make the batteries ?
 If you think anything is " GREEN " better go drink some cool aid with Al Gore.
ever heard of a solar panel?  and you can recycle the batteries    and Im sure the batterys in the icegator or any battery   has been recycled anyway a few times   
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #31 on: Sep 27, 2008, 03:59 AM »
the best idea would be a gator motor, with no battery, but the power cable ( say 15-20 feet) to plug into the 12V accessory port on either a ATV or snow mobile, that way there you have a very light unit, and you can use your ice traveling machine for power.. 
ding ding ding bingo we have a winner  ;D
exactly what i was thinking.

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #32 on: Sep 27, 2008, 04:14 AM »
that is exactly what this new model is guys   ;)

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #33 on: Sep 27, 2008, 05:52 AM »
ding ding ding bingo we have a winner  ;D
exactly what i was thinking.

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #34 on: Sep 27, 2008, 05:54 AM »
A couple of questions though about the new model:
What speed does the bit spin at?
What is that blue box on top where the batteries normally go?

Just curious.
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #35 on: Sep 27, 2008, 05:58 AM »
A couple of questions though about the new model:
What speed does the bit spin at?
What is that blue box on top where the batteries normally go?

Just curious.
MD
not sure...  battery eliminator??   place to hold your stash???   best bet is to contact greg or pm master angler  or call them   all contacts are on the website   http://www.icegator.com
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #36 on: Sep 27, 2008, 12:00 PM »
I have heard nothing but excellent reports of customer service from Gator, and
based on the fast, responses to my questions, it doesn't surprise me.  Wow!

If didn't already have two Jiffy's, I'd be placing an order right now.  As it is, I might
place one anyway....

The "blue box" takes the place of the batteries you normally put there.  It attaches the
cables for 12 Volt operation.  It spins half as fast in 12V mode compared to 24V mode,
but 15lbs!  And you can remove the 12V box and put in the batteries if you want so you
can use it untethered!

Cool.  Very Cool!

Hopefully I am understanding the answers I got correctly, and am not spreading misinformation.  If I am,
please correct me.

Really cool.

MD

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #37 on: Sep 27, 2008, 02:07 PM »
sounds like some neet stuff!

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #38 on: Sep 27, 2008, 02:57 PM »
im gonna have to go with my gas auger...electric augers are a joke unless u have a permanent shack+cold outside+8 different holes in ur shack to drill+electric auger is nice then...that way you dont get all those fumes and freeze just to air ur shack out....that would be the only positive side to an electric auger...u guys are goofy thinkin an electric auger is the way to go...pretty sure i drilled like upwards of 600 holes last year on like maybe 2 and a half gallons of gas....didnt have to worry about chargin the auger or now ull have to charge a battery just to use it...and yeah make-buy a cart to haul ur batter on...nonsense

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #39 on: Oct 03, 2008, 07:12 AM »
does anyone have one of these 12v units in there hand? I was told that they would be ready by October 1st. All I want to know is where do I get one!

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #40 on: Oct 03, 2008, 09:12 AM »
does anyone have one of these 12v units in there hand? I was told that they would be ready by October 1st. All I want to know is where do I get one!
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #41 on: Oct 03, 2008, 11:12 AM »
Hiram, if it was that easy I would have one already! I have been just emailing Greg all summer, not talking to him on the phone.  He responds available first of October. I shot an Email to him on the first and asked when I could pick one up of if there were any dealers in my area. No response! I was simply asking if anyone out there actually had one of these units yet?

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #42 on: Oct 03, 2008, 12:34 PM »
Are any of these dealers in your area? Even if they have shipped them out he wont know if the dealers have sold them already. I would call the dealer in your area.

http://icegator.com/dealer_listings.html
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #43 on: Oct 03, 2008, 04:22 PM »
what seems sweet, if you have one of the older models of the Ice Gator, you can buy the "dummy" set up which replaces your battery pack with the 12V system to use from your ATV or Snowmobile 12V port.  ;D

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #44 on: Oct 03, 2008, 05:28 PM »
what seems sweet, if you have one of the older models of the Ice Gator, you can buy the "dummy" set up which replaces your battery pack with the 12V system to use from your ATV or Snowmobile 12V port.  ;D

I spotted that and was thinking...I already have like 6 extra batteries for my flashers. Why not buy the new set up and just stick my batteries in it. Only thing that changed my mind is I want one for the speed factor,so I will be going with the 6"model.
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #45 on: Nov 03, 2008, 04:01 AM »
ok......SOLD!!!!
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #46 on: Nov 03, 2008, 06:44 AM »
you wont regret it!
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #47 on: Dec 16, 2008, 10:53 PM »
If they could ever do something about the weight I would consider it, but its 10 lbs heavier than my gas auger and im toting it by hand. Lose 10 lbs and then i would seriously consider it.

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #48 on: Dec 17, 2008, 06:11 AM »
If they could ever do something about the weight I would consider it, but its 10 lbs heavier than my gas auger and im toting it by hand. Lose 10 lbs and then i would seriously consider it.

Your gas auger only weighs 5 lbs? Im guessing you didnt read the hole thread huh? The new model dont have internal batteries so its alot lighter. If my new seeker weighs more than my eskimo I dont notice it. Must be the muscles in my cheaks are helping me carry it. Im sure they are alot stronger since they have been getting such a work out from smiling every time I use it.
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #49 on: Dec 17, 2008, 07:15 AM »
so your using the model with out batteries?   is it just a block that I can put in mine?
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #50 on: Dec 17, 2008, 08:12 AM »
so your using the model with out batteries?   is it just a block that I can put in mine?

NO, I have the battery 24 volt seeker. The "block" is availible for the 12 volt models.
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #51 on: Dec 17, 2008, 08:42 AM »
Just to let everyone know I did find an Icegator. After trying for over a month to find a dealer I ended up buying one direct. I thought I would like to put one in my hands to see what it felt like, but this was not possible in my area. I ended up with the 8" attacker, with 9Ah batteries. I was going to go lite, but because I use a four wheeler I went with the cordless model. I let everyone know how it works in a few days.

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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #52 on: Dec 17, 2008, 08:43 AM »
Trust me on this, Your going to LOVE IT!!!!!
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #53 on: Dec 17, 2008, 09:14 AM »
I have the 8" model with both types of batteries   and I know I love it as most of you know   I usually use the 9 ah batteries and havent had an issue
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #54 on: Nov 14, 2009, 01:55 PM »
They need to make a head to except a 10 in auger otherwise to me it's a toy.
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Re: New model IceGator auger coming soon (picture included)
« Reply #55 on: Nov 16, 2009, 10:50 AM »
as far as thinking this auger is a joke you are saldy mistaken...i can gaurantee you my icegator drilled well over 600 holes last year with NO gas  ;) 
It's hard for a lot of people to understand that an electric motor has the capability to be better than a gas motor.
Ever watch the videos of the electric drag motorcycles? Show those to people and their jaws drop! Electric motors are so much more efficient than gas too (input power compared to output power...) at lower HP you are talking 70%. Most gas engines do 20%...

 



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