Little Beaver 5.5 HP (4.8 net) B&S Vanguard OHV engine with 8" semi-pneumatic tires (MDL-5B)
Our earth drills by Little Beaver are incredibly fast. Operating at 360 RPM, our augers rotate much faster than competitive units. Not only does this increase your drilling productivity, but it also results in cleaner holes. This is a great one man hole digger for so many different uses. Built to last, it is bound to get you through a lifetime of digging hard dirt. Applications include fencing, deck work, landscaping, sign erection, soil sampling, and horizontal boring.
Post hole digger features a B&S Vanguard OHV engine with 8-inch solid tires. Auger not included.
For over 50 years, the versatile Little Beaver mechanical Earth drill has been the #1 choice of rental store owners, fencing contractors, and other professionals who require a one-man auger that is safe and simple to operate. Thanks to its patented torque tube, Little Beaver has eliminated the kickback found in competitive augers. This has made one-man drilling safe and productive.
|Little Beaver builds its own heavy-duty transmissions that feature o-ring seals, heat treated shafts and bearings mounted in an oil bath, and cooling fins for quick heat dissipation.||Engine throttle control and the on/off switch are conveniently located on the left handle. Padded handles are ergonomically designed for less fatiguing operation.||A reliable centrifugal clutch slips when a buried object is encountered or the auger is overloaded. This protects the flexible drive cable, transmission gears, and shafts from damage.||Little Beaver offers a complete line of snap-on augers in both 36″ and 42″ lengths. Diameters range from 1.5″ to 16″. Little Beaver also offers snap-on extensions in both full flighted and tube configurations.|
|Little Beaver’s horizontal boring options easily convert your earth drill into a cost effective horizontal boring machine. Sidewalk auger kits and water drilling kits available.||A convenient snap button holds the auger securely to the transmission adaptor and lets you easily connect or remove augers and extensions without pins or tools.||Little Beaver Earth drills are incredibly fast. Operating at 360 RPM, our augers rotate much faster than competitive units. This increases your drilling productivity and results in cleaner holes.||Customize your Little Beaver with a variety of engine, wheel and carriage options, including roll cages and rick-sha carriers.|
|Standard augers are equipped with hard-faced, replaceable points and cutting blades. Most blades are reversible for added value.||Use Little Beaver’s carbide blades when drilling hard clay, frozen ground, asphalt or hard pan soils. The carbide blade replaces both the standard point and cutting blade.||Heavy-duty blades quickly cut through rocky soils. These augers operate most efficiently at a slower RPM speed and are recommended for 20:1 or 13:1 gear ratios.|
|Engine Brand/Model||B&S Vanguard OHV||Honda GX160 OHV||B&S Vanguard OHV||Honda GX240 OHV|
|Engine Horsepower||5.5 hp (4.8 hp net)||5.5 hp (4.8 hp net)||8.0 hp (7.9 hp net)||8.0 hp (7.9 hp net)|
|Oil Alert System||Standard||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|7' Flexible Drive Shaft||Standard||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|Snap-On Auger Adaptor||Standard||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|Gear Reduction Ratio||10:1||10:1||10:1||10:1|
|Dry Shipping Weight||125 lbs||132 lbs||147 lbs||167 lbs|
* * Optional 10″ pneumatic wheels are available for MDL-5B and MDL-5H.
|Engine||B&S Vanguard OHV|
|Gear Reduction Ratio||10:1|
|Horse Power||5 HP|
|Manufacturer||Little Beaver Inc.|