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Old 01-10-2018, 01:55 PM
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Default The K-Drill Ice Auger System

anyone familiar with this ice drill?

its $199.00 at Amazon or is there a cheaper auger that can be used with cordless drill?

https://www.amazon.com/K-DRILL-IDRL0.../dp/B017S3G98I
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Old 01-10-2018, 01:57 PM
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i used a cheap one once, didn't cut crap.
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Old 01-10-2018, 02:10 PM
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

i have heard good thing about the Clam conversion kits....if i didn't have a gasser i would be looking at one of these

http://stores.clamoutdoors.com/clam/...kit-combo.html
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Old 01-10-2018, 04:39 PM
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

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i have heard good thing about the Clam conversion kits....if i didn't have a gasser i would be looking at one of these

http://stores.clamoutdoors.com/clam/...kit-combo.html
Seen a guy using this with his strikemaster auger and Milwaukee drill, zipped through 6inches in 3 seconds. The guy also said he takes it to Canada and new York upstate and drills through 2ft all day long. If my auger wasn't a one piece I'd buy it yesterday.
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

Super popular in the Midwest and all around the ice belt. Its pretty awesome form what I see posted elsewhere. Just make sure you get a high end brushless drill to go with it.
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:28 PM
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

A few years back I made an adapter for my buddy that is very similar to the strikemaster adapter. He hooks it up to his drill just turns the ice into swiss cheese in no time.
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:58 PM
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

I haven't used the K-Drill but I have a Strike Master adapter on an old manual Mora that I use with an 18V Makita cordless drill as my back-up. It does works well but you really have to use a lot of strength to keep the auger straight and on point (and have really sharp blades). That's why the Clam and others add a mounting frame to the drill and handles. It's also really too much torque for a cordless drill and speed control can be difficult which is why some of the adapters use an intermediate geared adapter (Think of trying to stir a 5 gallon bucket of drywall mud using a paddle bit with a cordless drill vs a big corded D handle 1/2" power drill). Extreme cold also affects battery life. If the ice is really thick or you intend to drill a lot of holes this type of set-up isn't the best choice. I know a guy who uses this type of set-up except he uses a heavy power drill powered by a small portable generator on his sled. Works great and fast but at that point I's just use a dedicated power auger, either gas or propane. All in all... unless you are going to only drill a few holes and not ice fish very often, I recommend dropping some cash on a good power auger.
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:49 AM
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Default Re: The K-Drill Ice Auger System

I was out yesterday with a buddy who has the clam drill conversion. He chewed through 10+ mulitiple time with it. 6 auger on it with a DeWalt 18v drill. It was a nice light and efficient set up
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