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242H EPIC® SERIES ONE MAN HOLE DIGGER
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 8.0 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 2350 Bor-Max® Series Earth Augers and auger extension.
 
Specifications:

POWER SOURCE
Type: Honda GX35, all-position, 4- stroke, gasoline engine
Horsepower: 1.3 HP (.97 Kw)
Starter: Hand rewind
Fuel: Gasoline, unleaded, automotive grade

TRANSMISSION
Type: Totally-enclosed, spur gear, grease-lubricated
Nominal Auger Rotation Speed: 166.0 RPM, no load
Clutch: 3.0 inch (76.2 mm) diameter, all- metal, automatic-centrifugal, slips on overload.
Driveshaft Connection: 1.0 inch (25.4 mm) round
Maximum Drilling Torque: 51.0 ft. lbs. (69.1 N.m.)

AUGER
Diameter Range: 2.25 to 8.0 inches (57.2 to 203.2 mm)
Standard Digging Depth: 30.0 inches (762.0 mm)
Auger Extension: Non-flighted, plain tube, extends depth to 45.0 inches (1143.0)

Photos are representative only. Actual product may vary due to COVID related supply chain issues. Some components may be substituted as a result but will not affect overall function or quality of product received. Please call 1.800.533.0524 if you have any questions or concerns before placing your order.
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