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Auger 6″ Sand / Hand Driven

Auger 6″ Sand / Hand Driven

  • It is a manual tool that can drill holes in sand or loose soil up to 6 inches (1 meter) in diameter and 3 feet in depth.
  • It consists of a steel shaft with a T-handle at the top and a spiral blade at the bottom that cuts and lifts the sand as it rotates.
  • It is suitable for sampling, testing, or installing small posts or pipes in sandy areas.
  • It is easy to use and requires no electricity or fuel, but it may require some physical strength and endurance to operate.
  • Will not work well in hard or rocky soils.
Petrol and 6″ hand held models available – Petrol Augers available in 120 mm and 350 mm diameter
Insert the auger into the soil.
Twist the handle to drill into the ground.
Lift out the auger to remove soil.
Repeat for desired hole depth.
Always return all tools clean please.
Manual auger works only in soft sand up to 1 m deep.
Be sure to stay away from hard stones and debris as you may damage the cutters.
Do not bend it or damage in any way.
- If we deliver you must phone for collection please - we do not automatically collect.
- Machines are not insured, if not returned you will need to pay for the full replacement.
- Make sure you know how to use the tools. Ask if you need help, our friendly staff will assist. Also, make sure of safety requirements.
- Hires are charged for time out – not time used. Minimum 1 day (1 day = 24 hrs)
- Scaffold is charged weekly, all other tools daily.
- Tools must be returned Clean please. e.g., if you paint onto a ladder, we charge for cleaning.
- Negligent damages get charged separately.
- Consumables not used, may be returned for refund.
- Only use heavy-duty extension leads, not thin household leads.
- If you pay by cash we can refund in cash, if you pay by card we refund onto the card. (we can't refund onto debit cards) - Card refunds can take up to 10 days.
- Weekend hire starts after 2 pm Friday until 9 am Monday = 1day charge. ( Sundays are free) If you are late on Monday it is for 2 days.
- If you keep machines for a long time we can give you a better rate, discuss with your hire controller in store.

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