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The 242H EPIC® Series hand-held Hole Digger features an all position, 4-stroke engine. No mixing oil with gas or separate fuel cans. And, no more smoky exhaust with a Honda engine that meets current EPA emission standards. The 242H is built with professional features that make it ideal for both contractors and homeowners alike. Performance to dig up to an 8 inch diameter hole in a variety of soil classifications. Built with oversized bearings, heat treated shafts and precise, machine-cut gears designed to deliver long service life and high ROI. The unique, ergonomically engineered Power-GRIP® operator handle helps maximize control, strength and balance plus, dampens vibration and reduces the effects of kickback and body fatigue while increasing overall digging comfort, productivity and jobsite safety. The 242H is also equipped with the convenient Auger-LOK® for removing stuck augers. For use with the 2135 Series earth augers and auger extension.

Type: Honda GX35, all-position, 4 Stroke
Horsepower: 1.3
Starter: Hand rewind
Fuel: Gasoline, unleaded automotive grade

Type: Totally-enclosed, spur gear, grease-lubricated
Nominal Auger Rotation Speed: 166 RPM, no load
Clutch: 3" diameter, all-metal, automatic-centrifugal, slips on overload.
Driveshaft Connection: 1" round
Maximum Drilling Torque: 51 ft. lbs.

Diameter Range: 2" to 8"
Standard Digging Depth: 30” Auger Extension: Non-flighted, plain tube, extends depth to 45"
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