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Model 2701600

Internet #204476161

Store SKU #156409

Post Hole Digger with Ruler

$34.97 /each
  • Durable tempered steel blade
  • Hardwood handles are marked for depth measuring
  • Cushion grips provide added comfort

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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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What does the 15-year manufacturer warranty cover on this tool? (Handles? Grips? Hardware?) What is needed to claim it?

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September 2, 2015
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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.
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August 25, 2015
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I might actually have to change that answer. Ames just contacted me and, apparently, my documentation got lost in cyber space. They said they are going to replace the item as soon as I re-send the pictures. That would make their warranty quite solid in my book.
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Apparently, the 15 year manufacturer warranty is just a pretty sticker on the tool. My handle broke after 1 year. The item was so lightly used that the sticker was still readable. You could, in fact, see the knot in the wood that created the weak point where the handle snapped; so it was clearly a defective handle. I contacted the company, they asked for more information, and I never heard a word back Read More
Apparently, the 15 year manufacturer warranty is just a pretty sticker on the tool. My handle broke after 1 year. The item was so lightly used that the sticker was still readable. You could, in fact, see the knot in the wood that created the weak point where the handle snapped; so it was clearly a defective handle. I contacted the company, they asked for more information, and I never heard a word back from them after sending all of the product numbers, pictures of the labels, purchase receipt, etc. Read Less
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Are these made in the U S A

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This post hole digger is made in the USA.
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I have a Vigoro post hole digger with ruler, I broke handle where can I get replacement

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The handles are not available separately as a replacement part. Please contact your local Home Depot regarding possible warranty replacement.
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Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 60 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Tool w/ Ruler This is a great tool, the ruler helped digging a hole for a retractable hose reel and the ruler got the hole to the correct depth to pour concrete and place the 2X4 pressure treated wood post and metal cover. I liked this post hole digger better than the smaller cheaper post hole digger from China. This post hole digger will be a great addition to my tool chest for future projects. September 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Always good Employees of OD are always engaging, helpful and knowledgeable! August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Post Hole Digger I like the ruler carved in to the side of the handle so you can measure the depth of your hole. It's a great tool for the price. The only draw back is the gauge of steel; it's no match for any rocks you may encounter. Overall, I'm happy with it and would recommend it to anyone working on a fence project as I am. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Solid product If you have a deep hole to dig, this is the one you want. I was digging holes at twice the speed of my buddy using a similar tool from another maker that cost twice the price. July 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Work Horse! I used this post hole digger to dig 17 holes, 18" deep. It dug everyone of the holes with no problems!!!! It cut through roots easily. Also, it isn't too heavy for a woman to use which was very important to me. August 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worked well Last pair of post hole diggers I bought were terrible, these at least survived day one of digging. June 28, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It dug the hole that I needed I needed to clean out a hole where a previous post had been and dig the hole deeper. I figured it was about time that I own a post hole digger so I looked at what HD offered. I chose the middle of the offering - it seemed heavy enough built and in use proved itself. July 6, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Meh The ruler markings on the side wore off after a day's use. June 28, 2016
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