General M242H One Man Han Held Gasoline Post Hole Digger
The General M242H Hole Digger replaces the model 240H unit.
The General 242H EPICTM Series hand-held Hole Digger features an all position, 4 Stroke engine. No more mixing oil with gas. No more separate fuel cans. And, no more smoky exhaust with a Honda® engine that meets current EPA emission standards. The 242H is built with professional features that make it ideal for both contractors and homeowners alike. Performance to dig up to an 8 inch (203 mm) diameter hole in a variety of soil classifications. Built with oversized ball bearings, heat treated shafts and precise, machine-cut gears designed to deliver long service life and high ROI. The unique, ergonomically engineered Power-GRIPTM operator handle helps maximize control, strength and balance plus, dampens vibration and reduces the effects of kickback and body fatigue while increasing overall digging comfort, productivity and jobsite safety. The 242H is also equipped with the convenient Auger-LOKTM for removing stuck augers. For use with the 2350 Series earth augers and auger extension.
Augers sold separately or additionally.
No need to mix oil with gas anymore, no more separate fuel cans, and, no more smoky exhaust because the Honda engine burns cleaner and meets current EPA emission standards. Performance to dig up to an 8 inch (203 mm) diameter hole in a variety of soil classifications. Built with oversized ball bearings, heat treated shafts and precision, machine-cut gears designed to deliver long service life and high ROI. The Comfort-Zone™ operator handle design helps minimize kickback.
For use with the 2135 Series earth augers and auger extension.
SPECIFICATIONS of the General M242H Post Hole Digger
• Power-GRIPTM operator handle
• Auger-LOKTM for stuck auger removal
• Honda® GX35 all-position engine
• All metal centrifugal clutch
• Precision, spur gear transmission
• 1 inch diameter auger drive connection
• Magura® twist grip throttle control
Engine: 1.3 HP (1000 W) Honda GX35, all-position, 4 Stroke
Starter: Hand rewind
Fuel: Gasoline, unleaded, automotive grade
Transmission: Totally enclosed, spur gear, grease lubricated
Maximum Digging Torque: 51 ft lbs (64 N.m)
Nominal Auger Rotation Speed: 166 RPM, no load
Auger Drive Connection: 1 inch (25.4 mm) round
Available Auger Diameter Range: 2 inch (51 mm) to 8 inch (203 mm)
Standard Auger Digging Length: 30 inch (762 mm)
Available Auger Extension: 15 inch (381 mm), plain-tube type
Weight (less auger): 28 lbs (13 kg)
Augers for the General M242H Hole Digger
AUGERS 2.25″ to 9.5″ diameter. Order HERE.
General 2135 Series Earth Augers for M242H Hole Digger
– 2135 Series Augers and Extension
– Drive connection: 1 inch round
– 2″ (2.5 inch hole) to 8″ (9.5 inch hole)
– 15″ Extensions available