General M240 One Man Gasoline Post Hole Digger The new General M240 portable gasoline post hole digger is for light and medium one man drilling projects. From backyard fencing to commercial landscaping, the M240 readily handles any number of lawn and garden post hole digger tasks. Here's a portable hole digger conceived right from the start for light and medium one man drilling projects. From backyard fencing to commercial landscaping, the M240 readily handles any number of lawn and garden, homeowner and light construction tasks.
The machine is built with the same attention to detail and features as General's larger, professional duty hole diggers. Precision manufacturing tolerances, heat treated shafts and gears, and the oversized bearings are designed to keep the M240 earth auger on the job and not in the repair shop.
Ergonomically designed operator handles - their special shapes actually enhance control by reducing body fatigue to increase productivity and promote jobsite safety. An optional 3/4", three jaw chuck accepts standard masonry, wood and metal drilling bits.
- Totally enclosed, greased-lubricated, spur gear reduction
- Nominal auger rotation speed @ rated engine speed is166 RPM, no load
- The auger rotation direction is right hand (clockwise) into the ground