Model # 2701600

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Ames Post Hole Digger with Ruler
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Ames

Post Hole Digger with Ruler

  • Durable tempered steel blade
  • Hardwood handles are marked for depth measuring
  • Cushion grips provide added comfort
$3497 /each

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Product Overview

The Ames Post Hole Digger is used for digging Post Holes for decks and fencing. It can also be used to dig footings. This tool is ideal for digging precise holes for projects like fence posts and in ground supports.

  • Implement has an oversized cushion grip for comfort
  • Measuring stick on the handle for accuracy in hole depths
  • Used to dig fence post holes and in ground support for projects like decks and mail boxes
  • North American hardwood handles for strength and durability

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Name Post Hole Digger Post Hole Digger with Ruler 48 in. Fiberglass Handle Post Hole Digger 14-Gauge 5.5 in. Post Hole Digger with Fiberglass Handle
Brand HDX Ames Razor-Back Bully Tools
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What does the 15-year manufacturer warranty cover on this tool? (Handles? Grips? Hardware?) What is needed to claim it?

Asked by: FenceBuilder
The warranty covers all parts of the tool against manufacturer defect under normal, intended use. If purchased from a Home Depot, the tool can be returned to the store as well.
Answered by: AmesTrueTemper
Date published: 2017-05-05

Are these made in the U S A

Asked by: kirk
This says it is
Answered by: Pete
Date published: 2017-05-16

I have a Vigoro post hole digger with ruler, I broke handle where can I get replacement

Asked by: Boss
The handles are not available separately as a replacement part. Please contact your local Home Depot regarding possible warranty replacement.
Answered by: AmesTrueTemper
Date published: 2016-01-27
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Post Hole Digger with Ruler is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 134.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Just barely good enough build quality after 120 " of... Just barely good enough build quality after 120 " of fence I would be surprised to get three more holes dug before it's completely broken. I only bought it because it was the only one in stock. The ruler is a joke obviously and the pivot points had slop right away.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great!!!!10 holes no issues Does what it was made for very happy with it, would very much recommend!! If you purchase one you'll be glad you did.Take the negative reviews with a grain of salt.there were pre-existing holes so I ran into cement so I decided to dig right next to the old post.I had no problems I suspect some may have run into concrete the way I did this a problem. Do yourself a favor dig right next to old post leave the old concrete in the ground. I went with (metal)post master post by halco I won't need to replace post again! This digger is great loved the measuring on the side if it wears remark with permanent marker or etch 24" paint works to! Good digging !!
Date published: 2017-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Post hole digger The post hole digger worked very well. The ruler aspect was a great thought in the overall design. One less tool to carry to the work site. I normally measure the posts and mark them, now the post hole digger has is on the side of the handles and I can check the depth right away. Also the handles had a nonskid coating, so the need for gloves were not needed. Overall feeling of the tool was sturdy and will do the job for years to come.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broke while starting second hole! I dug the first hole in sandy soil to about 40" deep, and took one bite out of the ground for the second hole and the wood snapped at the bolt location, very frustrating considering we live 20 miles from the store and we were excited to be getting our trellis project under way! Spend the extra money on the post hole digger with the fiberglass handles, you will not be sorry.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This tool is designed and works well. The blades are thin enough to cut without needing an exces... This tool is designed and works well. The blades are thin enough to cut without needing an excess amount of force and are still tough enough not to be damaged when encountering the occasional rock. The blades are also set at the right angle so that when the handles are held together, the cut made is straight without any deviation.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Used to replace old posts. Dug out old posts and concrete. Repacked holes with sand and dug new ... Used to replace old posts. Dug out old posts and concrete. Repacked holes with sand and dug new holes with post hole digger. Some holes about 32" deep. Reduced amount of concrete required for new posts. Digger even helped removed broken concrete that was broken with Angeles bar.
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Works great for digging and is sturdy, however the ruler has worn off after only 3 holes. engravi... Works great for digging and is sturdy, however the ruler has worn off after only 3 holes. engraving the ruler or something different then a screen type printing would be better. Has a good warranty so ill just exchange it when the ruler wears out.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's firmly built and made hard work easy. I dug... It's firmly built and made hard work easy. I dug 6 (12"wide x 28"deep) wholes in 45 mins or less. There were two other options at my local store, but the was the middle option and has work well for what I needed. Built a horizontal privacy fence.
Date published: 2017-05-11
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