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Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles

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Digs faster, easier and deeper than traditional posthole diggers

  • Unique design allows you to dig straight-side holes
  • Five-foot digging depth allows secure hold for fence posts
  • Only 4" to 6" handle travel

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This commercial-grade posthole digger is superior to all others because it has a hinged leverage point that allows you to open and close the digger with minimal hand movement. Its unique design allows you to dig straight-sided holes of any diameter as deep as 5 feet with only 4" to 6" handle travel. Requires much less effort to operate and needs a lot less clearance above or near the hole. Adjustable handle pivot increases blade leverage for compacted soils. Carbon steel blades have excellent edge retention and long life. Fiberglass handles. Overall length 59". Weighs 15 lbs. Imported.

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Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles
 
3.7

(based on 11 reviews)

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73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Easy to store (7)
  • Easy to use (6)

Cons

  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Deck (3)
  • Garden (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Still the best ever made!!!

Ok, so I left a review almost two years ago on these diggers and It remains the same. The "Hole Deal" are still the best ever made! I do fences...Read complete review

Ok, so I left a review almost two years ago on these diggers and It remains the same. The "Hole Deal" are still the best ever made! I do fences for a living and I dig far to many a hole by hand. Here in Colorado we have every type of soil there is. From nice soft dirt (which I rarely find) to solid granite dirt, including super sticky heavy hard clay. I've been using the same pair for the past two years. Before these I was going through about a pair a week and It gets pretty expensive! Sure they're heavy. Sure It's an opposite type of operation from conventional diggers and if you can't figure out how to use them, well then... How do function daily? It's not rocket surgery! It only took one hole to master. I can twist, push, pull and just about anything else and not have to worry about them bending or breaking bad. When you clean a hole out you don't slam your knuckles between the handles. When your hole is getting deeper it isn't getting bigger at the same time. A little on the heavy side but so worth it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Awakward and overhyped

I have heavy clay with a deep sod. I used Hole Deal along side a conventional hole digger. The Hole Deal took twice as long to dig a 24" hole, 10 min...Read complete review

I have heavy clay with a deep sod. I used Hole Deal along side a conventional hole digger. The Hole Deal took twice as long to dig a 24" hole, 10 min vice 5 min. I can't keep pounding it down and closing and opening and pounding and load up the jaws and take out a jaw full, like I can with a conventional digger. Hole Deal dosen't give you enough leverage to squeeze the jaws shut. You have to push the handles together and in heavy clay they just touch, and because of all the pivot points and brackets and bolts(all very tight), I cant twist the digger much because the handles are so close together and there is so much slack in the linkage it looks and feels like something will bend. I had it set at the lowest pivot and it only helped a little bit. Also it tends to taper to a smaller diameter as I go down, because I have to consiously pull the handles apart as I jab down, with a conventional digger I just hold the handles closed. Because it only takes small bites I am constantly lifting the heavy Hole Deal out with a handful if dirt. This is time consuming and tiring. One good point: it excells at cleaning the very last bit of dirt at the bottom of a hole. And it might be OK for deep over 2' holes. I see this tool as an accessory to a conventional digger, power augers, and digging deep holes. Finally, its made in China.

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4.0

Good product

By Steve the Rancher

from Elk,Washington

About Me Budget Shopper

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Store
  • Very Sturdily Built

Cons

  • Slightly Awkward To Use

Best Uses

  • Cleaning Out Deep Holes
  • Re-digging Old Posts Out

Comments about Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles:

Great product! Has a slight learning curve. I've been using mine to clean out deep (4') post holes while fencing.

 
5.0

the post hole digger is graet

By MF

from Choctaw Oklahoma

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Store
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles:

      The post hole diggers are great, the best that I have ever used in the unpowered version.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Still the best ever made!!!

      By OGAJ

      from Colorado Springs, Colorado

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Deck
      • Fence Posts
      • Garden

      Comments about Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles:

      Ok, so I left a review almost two years ago on these diggers and It remains the same. The "Hole Deal" are still the best ever made! I do fences for a living and I dig far to many a hole by hand. Here in Colorado we have every type of soil there is. From nice soft dirt (which I rarely find) to solid granite dirt, including super sticky heavy hard clay. I've been using the same pair for the past two years. Before these I was going through about a pair a week and It gets pretty expensive! Sure they're heavy. Sure It's an opposite type of operation from conventional diggers and if you can't figure out how to use them, well then... How do function daily? It's not rocket surgery! It only took one hole to master. I can twist, push, pull and just about anything else and not have to worry about them bending or breaking bad. When you clean a hole out you don't slam your knuckles between the handles. When your hole is getting deeper it isn't getting bigger at the same time. A little on the heavy side but so worth it.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      works great

      By Dick the digger

      from Paw Paw, Mi.

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Store

      Cons

      • Reverse Operation Tricky

      Best Uses

      • Grape Vineyard

      Comments about Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles:

      use in grape vineyard in summer

      able to dig deeper hole same size top to bottom

      tricky to use

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles

      By Wilma Heriot

      from New Lebanon, OH

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Deck
      • Garden

      Comments about Posthole Digger with Fiberglass Handles:

      Can't get to put both clamps together. Real waste of my hard earned money! Bad Product. If somebody has the smarts to read the comments before you invest you money, my reply is no, do not buy it.

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