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Model # 2701333

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Store SKU # 228176

Post Hole Digger

$24.97 /each
  • Durable tempered steel blades
  • Easy to use lightweight construction
  • Strong hardwood handles

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Product Overview

This post hole digger is ideal for installing a garden fence, planting bulbs, or patios. This tool digs post holes in tilled soil. Strong hardwood wood handles are bolted thru the strong and durable tempered steel blades. It is of good value to homeowners.

  • Tempered steel blades jam into the ground to create proper post holes
  • Northern American hardwood wood handles are durable and strong
  • Lightweight and easy to handle
  • 44 in. handles are strong to withstand industrial use

Specifications

Dimensions

Blade Length (In.) 
8.375 in 
Blade width (in.) 
Handle Length (in.) 
44 
Point Spread (in.) 
5.5 
Product Depth (in.) 
5.25 
Product Height (in.) 
53.75 
Product Width (in.) 

Details

Beveled Edges 
No 
Coated Blades 
Yes 
Garden Center Tool Type 
Post Hole Digger 
Handle Grips 
No 
Handle Material 
Wood 
Product Weight (lb.) 
6.66 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
5 year 

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Does thisrequire a lot of strength for digging holes.. I want to plant bulbs

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Orange Park, Florida
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June 21, 2016
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This tools does not require much strength to use at all.
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Tarpon Springs, FL
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June 7, 2016
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Not really strength required to dig holes, rather ability to keep digger poles together when striking ground and then spreading the poles apart to pickup dirt between the two blades and set it to the side of the hole being dug - this requires some coordination in the beginning use of this tool.
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Pittsburgh, PA
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June 2, 2015
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I think it takes some strength to dig the hole if you haven't pre turned your soil. For any type of gardening I recommend turning the soil first. This post hole digger will then make your job easy.
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Lafayette, La
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June 2, 2015
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No, you don't have to have a lot of strength. If you can raise the post hole digger five inches above the ground, you can manage. I have no arm strength and I planted gardenia bushes. Hope this helps.
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Versailles Borough, PA
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May 19, 2015
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No, but they do carry a bulb planter tool that I have used often and highly recommend. Just depends on your preference.
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New Tampa, Wesley Chapel
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March 10, 2015
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The product itself is not light, which is why it works so well. I would probably physically look and get an idea of the product at the store first. If it's weight is fine, you probably would enjoy using it. Good luck!
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Missouri City, Texas
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October 14, 2014
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I was digging in sand-but I had to go 2' deep-bulbs would be a snap!
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Littleton, CO, USA
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April 15, 2014
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all depends on the dirt.
It is sharp so will cut through the top soil and grass root system.
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February 7, 2014
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Hello Pump, I’m Chris from the Home Depot’s how-to Community. Thank you for your question.
Post hole diggers do require some strength and stamina. The bigger issue is that they are designed to dig holes sized for fence posts, not for planting bulbs.
I recommend you look into a small auger bit for an electric drill like this Read More
Hello Pump, I’m Chris from the Home Depot’s how-to Community. Thank you for your question.
Post hole diggers do require some strength and stamina. The bigger issue is that they are designed to dig holes sized for fence posts, not for planting bulbs.
I recommend you look into a small auger bit for an electric drill like this one:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded-Roto-Digger-30-in-x-1-75-in-Diameter-Garden-Auger-RD-2/202494221
I have one just like this. Combined with my cordless drill, it makes planting tulips and daffodils a piece of cake.
I hope this helps,
Chris.
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do you rent post hole digggers?

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Tarpopn Springs, FL
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Not if the rental cost is more than the purchase price.
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no
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July 21, 2015
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Item Rentals are fill exclusively through the Home Depot stores in their rental department. Please contact your local Home Depot store for any item rental inquiries. For any other questions on HomeDepot.com merchandise, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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How do I get replacement handles under warranty?

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Label states True Temper handles have a 25 year warranty.
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April 18, 2016
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This product is an HDX branded item. Please contact your local Home Depot regarding any warranty replacement questions.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 44 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great inexpensive Post hole digger I bought these to dig a few holes in my backyard for posts. They may also be good for digging a hole for planting s shrub or such a thing. They worked great and were less expensive than all others. If one is going to dig lots of holes and in very rocky soil, they may not be so good. Here in Florida, it is all sand. July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by excellent tool for the price Needed to dig some post holes for a shed I'm building. I was able to dig right through the compressed decomposed granite that Sun Valley, NV is infamous for. Knocked out the holes in no time. one small bit of advice: leave the pivot bolt between the blades a little loose, just the way it comes from the store. a little torsional play between the blades makes it easier to chew through the tough, compacted stuff like decomposed granite & hard-pan type soils. Also, once the hole's started, try to "throw" the digger into it, rather than jamming it down - save wear & tear on your wrists, elbows & shoulders, as well as on the tool itself. Sometimes rocking the blades around to get a good chunk of soil can help if it's clay or packed real tight. June 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I needed a simple Post Hole Digger. I needed a simple Post Hole Digger. The tool more than worked. For the price youcan not beat it. I would recommend this product! June 21, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Worked as it should Does the job it is designed to do. works like any post hole digger should. Great price, I always love going to home depot. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Holy Post Digger Best for the money and possibly one-time use for vinyl fence post setting around water softener installed on side of house. June 7, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great Holer This item was excellent for digging a round hole.. May 22, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Great Easy to use and worked efficently without costing to much May 17, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by OK for home use This post hole digger is OK for home use. I would not recommend it if you are using it daily. May 10, 2016
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