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Gas Powered Earth Auger

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Easy-to-handle posthole auger can be operated by one person

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This one-person gas powered auger powerhead makes it easy to quickly dig holes for fence posts, signs, landscaping and soil sampling. This gas auger takes the back-breaking work out of outdoor construction and lets you make consistently even post holes in most types of soil.

  • Comes complete with a 6 in. diameter x 31 in. long auger bit
  • Power through tough soil with 45 ft. lbs. of torque and fast drilling speeds up to 320 RPM
  • Oil lubricated spur gear with double gear reduction
  • Easy-view fuel tank
  • EPA certified

Important Information

  • Use fuel/oil mixture as specified in the product manual. 57341 requires 50:1 fuel/oil mix, 56257 requires 25:1 fuel oil mix. In order to return this item for a refund or replacement, all fuel must first be drained.
  • This item is subject to a 20% restocking fee

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56257, 57341
Accessories Included
6 in. diameter x 31 in. long auger bit, spark plug wrench, screwdriver, 2 hex keys
Engine displacement (cc)
Fuel type
56257 requires 25:1 fuel oil mix, 57341 requires 50:1 fuel/oil mix
Horsepower (hp)
Speed (max)
320 RPM
Maximum Torque
45 ft. lbs.
Product Height
13-3/8 in.
Product Length
11 in.
Product Weight
20.10 lb.
Product Width
21-1/2 in.
Shipping Weight
32.35 lb.
Start type
Sound rating (dB)
102.4 dB
Note: Specifications are approximate and subject to change

We guarantee the emissions control system on your engine will be free from defects in material and workmanship for two (2) years, provided there has been no improper maintenance, misuse, or abuse of your engine. We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase. Limitations apply.