Choosing a power auger | Living the Country Life

Choosing a power auger

Turn digging fence post holes into easy work with a power auger

Radio interview source: Norm Cotrona, product specialist, Alta Power Corporation






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One of the most time-consuming and back-breaking parts of building a fence is digging the post holes. A power auger can make quick work of this task, and also comes in handy for planting trees and shrubs. They're available in one-or two-person models, or as attachments for your tractor or skid steer. Listen to today's program for tips on buying an auger, and how much you should expect to spend.

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Safety with post hole diggers: It's extremely important to read and follow all directions when using an auger. Here are some tips to stay safe.

Fencing tips and tricks: Fences can be both practical and attractive. Learn about different types of fence, and which is best for you.

Helpful fencing tools: As with any job, fencing is much easier when you have the proper tools.

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