10 Best Hand Post Hole Diggers

Last Updated December 2019 Based on 1062 Reviews
1 Best of the Best!
Seymour 21306 AU-S6 Iwan Auger with Hardwood Handle, 6' Diameter
Seymour Seymour 21306 AU-S6 Iwan Auger with Hardwood Handle, 6" Diameter
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9.6 Greet
Product Highlights
  • It is designed for general purpose use in a variety of soils
  • Steel blade is riveted to tough pliable iron yoke
  • Has a steel shaft with a welded steel t-handle
  • 6" Point spread
  • Made in USA
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AMES 2701600 Post Hole Digger with Hardwood Measurement Handle, 68-Inch
"Ames" AMES 2701600 Post Hole Digger with Hardwood Measurement Handle, 68-Inch
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9.5 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Measuring stick on the handle for accuracy in hole depths
  • Oversized cushion grip for comfort
  • Hardwood handle for strength and durability
  • Used to dig fence post holes and in ground support for decks and mail boxes
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Dirty Hand Tools 104306 Post Hole Digger
Dirty Hand Tools Dirty Hand Tools 104306 Post Hole Digger
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9.2 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Lightweight and features a 52cc 2 stroke engine and an 8" single flute auger/fish tip that drills holes in seconds
  • 2-cycle, forced air cooled, 25:1 gasoline to 2-cycle engine oil, EPA/50 state approved engine
  • 110-280 rpm auger speed
  • Thumb on/off and power trigger
  • 8 inch auger included
4
Union Tools 78002 Carbon Steel Post Hole Digger with Hardwood Handles, 58-Inch
Union Tools Union Tools 78002 Carbon Steel Post Hole Digger with Hardwood Handles, 58-Inch
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8.9 Very good
Product Highlights
  • 5.5-Inch point spread
  • One-piece high carbon steel blades
  • Hardwood handles for strength and durability
  • Useful tool for digging perfect, deep holes below the frost line
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Dirty Hand Tools | 100624 | Model 110 Three-Point Hitch Post Hole Digger | Compatible with Category 1 - 2 Tractors | for Compact and Heavy Duty Augers
Dirty Hand Tools Dirty Hand Tools | 100624 | Model 110 Three-Point Hitch Post Hole Digger | Compatible with Category 1 - 2 Tractors | for Compact and Heavy Duty Augers
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8.6 Very good
Product Highlights
  • COMPATIBLE WITH | Category 1 - 2 Tractors (3-Point Hitch Rear Type I or II)
  • EASY TO OPERATE | Allows for Fast Post Hole Digging with Convenient, Safe Operation from the Tractor Seat
  • POWERFUL | Heavy Duty Gear Box and Drive Line; Quick Connect to 6 Spline PTO
  • VERSATILE | Ranchex Brand 6 (101017), 9 (101018), 12 (101019), 18 (101020) and 24 (101021) Inch Augers Available for This Model
  • DEPENDABLE | Backed by a 3 Year Warranty on the Gear Box, Boom, Auger and A-Frame and a 1 Year Warranty on the Drive Line
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Dirty Hand Tools | 100498 | Model 100 Three-Point Hitch Post Hole Digger | Compatible with Category 1 - 2 Tractors | For Compact 6, 9 and 12 Inch Augers
Dirty Hand Tools Dirty Hand Tools | 100498 | Model 100 Three-Point Hitch Post Hole Digger | Compatible with Category 1 - 2 Tractors | For Compact 6, 9 and 12 Inch Augers
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8.3 Very good
Product Highlights
  • COMPATIBLE WITH | Category 1 - 2 Tractors (3-Point Hitch Rear Type I or II)
  • EASY TO OPERATE | Allows for Fast Post Hole Digging with Convenient, Safe Operation from the Tractor Seat
  • POWERFUL | Heavy Duty Gear Box and Drive Line; Quick Connect to 6 Spline PTO
  • VERSATILE | Ranchex Brand 6 (101017), 9 (101018), and 12 (101019) Inch Augers Available for This Model
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Southland SEA438 One Man Earth Auger with 43cc, 2 Cycle, Full Crankshaft Engine
Southland Outdoor Power Equipment Southland SEA438 One Man Earth Auger with 43cc, 2 Cycle, Full Crankshaft Engine
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8.1 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Manual recoil easy start fuel delivery system
  • Includes Gas Powerhead with 8" Auger Bit; 6-inch bit available and sold separately
  • Direct gear with solid steel drive shaft
  • Wide detachable butterfly handles for better balance and convenient storage
  • Depending on soil conditions, the maximum depth using the 8 inch bit is 2.5 feet.
  • Please refer to owner's manual for directions on proper use
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons): .32
  • Note : Kindly refer the USER MANUAL which is available below for assistance
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Seymour S500 Industrial Auger, Hardwood Replaceable Handle Type, 8 inch
Seymour Seymour S500 Industrial Auger, Hardwood Replaceable Handle Type, 8 inch
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7.9 Good
Product Highlights
  • It is designed for general purpose use in a variety of soils
  • Steel blade is riveted to tough pliable iron yoke
  • Has a steel shaft with a welded steel t-handle
  • 8" Point spread
  • Made in USA
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Hiltex 10246 6'x30' Steel Gardening Auger Bit | For Planting Bedding, Bulbs, Seedlings | 3/4' Shaft
Hiltex Hiltex 10246 6"x30" Steel Gardening Auger Bit | For Planting Bedding, Bulbs, Seedlings | 3/4" Shaft
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7.5 Good
Product Highlights
  • Makes large planting jobs much easier and faster making it suitable for professionals and home DIY projects
  • Features carbon steel rod for durability and alloy steel blades for maximum digging performance
  • Digs holes up to 30 inch deep and 6 inch wide holes in all soil types leaving dirt around the edge of dug hole for easy packing
  • Use for planting bedding plants, bulbs, seedlings or fertilizing shrubs and trees to deep water aeration and even weed and root removal
  • Specs: Auger bit has a 3/4 inch inner diameter shaft that fits most common auger powerheads (not recommended for hand drill use or 1/2" chuck due to larger size); compatible with 1200W electric 1.6 HP post hole digger
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RanchEx 100499 6' Heavy Duty Auger, 6'/Small, Black
RanchEx RanchEx 100499 6" Heavy Duty Auger, 6"/Small, Black
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7.4 Good
Product Highlights
  • Takes the effort out of digging the right sized hole for the task at hand.
  • Typically used for Category 1, 2, and 3 tractors.
  • Can be used on the Dirty Hand Tools Model 100, and Model 110 post hole diggers (SKU 100498 and 100624).
  • Commercial grade with replaceable carbide cutting teeth.
  • Spiral tip for easy digging (tip is replaceable).

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