Dirty Hand Tools 3 Point Post Hole Digger - Model 100SKU: 100498
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- Model: 100498
- Manufacturer: Dirty Hand Tools
- UPC: 856206004102
- Electric Start: No
- Product Type: 3 Point Tractor Attachment Cat 1-2
- Auger Bit Diameter: 6,9,12 in. (Sold Separately)
- Drive Line: Yoke fits 6-spline PTO
- Gear Box: 3:1 Ratio, 2 in. output shaft
- Boom & A-Frame: 2-7/8 in. O.D. tubing
- Weight: 236 lbs.
- Shear Bolt Protection: Yes
- Warranty: 2 year limited
The Dirty Hand Tools Model 100 Post Hole Digger is generally used with Category 1 and 2 tractors and allows for safe, quick post hole digging from the tractor seat.
A carbide, replaceable cutting edge with spiral tip point is included but drill bits do not come with the unit and are sold separately as options. RanchEx brand 6, 9, and 12 inch augers are available for this model (SKU’s 101017, 101018, 101019, 100499, 100500, 100501) as add-on options.
- Quick Connects to 6 spline PTO.
- Heavy Duty Gear Box and Drive Line.
- Includes carbide, replaceable cutting edge with spiral tip point
- See options for Auger Bits available to fit this unit.
The maximum depth the augers can go depends on the riding height and angle of the tractor as well as the position of the 3-Point hitch on your particular tractor.
Normal / Lite Use Bits – 34.5 inches long
- 101017 – 6″ diameter
- 101018 – 9″ diameter
- 101019- 12″ diameter
Heavy Duty Use Bits – 47.75 inches long
- 100499 – 6″ diameter
- 100500 – 9″ diameter
- 100501 – 12″ diameter
- 101020 – 18″ diameter
- 101021 – 24″ diameter
Sizing between Cat 0 – 3 is not universal between different tractor manufacturers. For most tractors, the recommended sizing is:
Post Hole Digger Model 90 - Cat 0 — Outside to Outside Width on the A-Frame 20”
Post Hole Digger Model 100 - Cat 1 & 2 — Outside to Outside Width on the A-Frame 25.5”
Post Hole Digger Model 110 - Cat 2 & 3 — Outside to Outside Width on the A-Frame 32”
All post hole diggers diggers come with the CAT 1 pins as whole assemblies. If you need different pins (e.g. cat 0, 2 or 3 pins), you will need to change those out, yourself. The sizing between the pins on the tractor should be matched as closely as possible to the Outside to Outside width of the A-Frame to ensure a proper fit. You can use the “recommended Cat sizing” above as a general/rough guide; however, this may not apply to every tractor.
Please check the Owners Manual for full details.
Important note about residential deliveries:
Unless you have the machinery (like a forklift) to unload a 250+ lb crate from the back of a semi truck, you must select the $50 lift gate fee in the options above. Please read the details about residential deliveries here.
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