Model GHC-71-5H Ground Hog two man earth auger power head with 5 hp Honda engine, unit weight is 60 lbs.
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GHC-71-5H Two Man Auger Power Head 5 HP Honda

Price: $1,669.00
  • Item #: GHC-71-5H
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Model GHC-71-5H two man auger power head powered by a 5 hp Honda engine.  Power head has a 7/8 inch square output shaft turning at 180 rpm.  Unit weight is 60 lbs.

The Ground Hog Two Man Earth Auger/Post Hole Diggers have been tried and tested for over 30 years and use Ground Hog's time tested transmission. The straight forward design creates durability and requires very little maintenance. The C-71-5 series two man earth auger comes equipped with a centrifugal clutch and finger operated return-style throttle for reliability and ease of operation, and is also equipped with a stop switch at both operation locations for maximum operator safety. The transmission incorporates Timken tapered roller bearings for years of trouble-free service. The transmission uses a 7/8 inch square drive output shaft.

  • Features/Specifications

  • Two man earth auger well balanced with heavy duty handle bars

  • Time tested transmission, efficient, worm drive transmission with high quality Timken roller bearings and heavy duty industrial cog-type drive belt

  • Transmission output shaft is 7/8 inch square auger drive

  • Centrifugal clutch with all metal shoes and drum with needle bearings

  • Trigger-type return style throttle, with a stop switch on handle bars at both operator positions

  • Easily diggs with a 12 diameter auger, and will handle the hardest soils

  • Briggs and Stratton and Honda engine options available

  • Auger speed is 180 rpm@3600 engne rpm (no load)

  • Approximately 150 ft. lbs. of torque