3 Point Post Hole Diggers

The 3-Point Post Hole Digger is an indispensable tool for any landscaping or agricultural enthusiast looking to efficiently dig deep and precise holes for fence posts, tree plantings, and more. This robust and reliable implement is designed to attach to a tractor’s three-point hitch, providing power and stability for effortless digging.

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Specifications of 3 Point Hitch Post Hole Digger

Model # 400 650 1000 1500
Description Compact Standard Duty Light/Heavy Duty Heavy Duty
Tractor Category Subcompact and CAT 0 CAT 1 and CAT 2 CAT 1 and CAT 2 CAT 1 and CAT 2
Gear Box 2.9:1 Ratio, 2″ output shaft 2.9:1 Ratio, 2″ output 2.9:1 Ratio, 2″ output 3:1 Ratio, 2″ output shaft
Driveline Series 1, fits 6-spine PTO Series 1, fits 6-spine PTO Series 4, fits 6-spine PTO Series 4, fits 6-spine
Boom 2-7/8″ OD tubing 2-7/8″ OD tubing 2-7/8″ OD tubing 3-1/2″ OD Tubing
A-Frame 2-7/8″ OD tubing 2-7/8″ OD tubing 2-7/8″ OD tubing 3-1/16″ OD tubing
Safety Shields On driveline, gearbox “U” joint and gearbox output shaft
Shear Bolt Replaceable
Augers 6″ diameter compact auger 6″ diameter auger 6″ diameter auger 6″ diameter auger
9″ diameter compact auger 9″ diameter auger 9″ diameter auger 9″ diameter auger
12″ diameter compact auger 12″ diameter auger 12″ diameter auger 12″ diameter auger
18″ diameter auger 18″ diameter auger
24″ diameter auger 24″ diameter auger

How Does a 3 Point Tractor Post Hole Digger Work?

A 3-point linkage post hole digger is designed to be attached to the rear of a tractor using the tractor’s 3-point hitch system. Here’s how it works:

  • Attachment to Tractor: The three-point linkage post-hole digger is connected to the tractor using its three-point hitch. The hitch provides stability and allows the digger to be lifted and lowered as needed during operation.
  • Auger: The primary component of the post hole digger is the auger. The 3 point post hole auger is a large, helical, screw-like drill bit made of sturdy metal. It is available in various sizes, typically ranging from 6 inches to 24 inches in diameter, depending on the required hole size.
  • Power Source: The 3pt post-hole digger is powered by the tractor’s power take-off (PTO) shaft. The PTO drive shaft transfers power from the tractor’s engine to the digger, providing the necessary rotational force to turn the auger.
  • Positioning and Operation: To dig a hole, the tractor operator positions the auger’s drill point at the desired location and lowers it to the ground. The operator then engages the PTO, causing the auger to start rotating.
  • Rotating the Auger: As the auger rotates, its helical design helps to pull the digger into the ground, creating a hole. The cutting edges of the auger slice through the soil, and the spiral design helps to lift the loose soil to the surface.
  • Lifting and Clearing: Once the desired depth is reached or the hole is fully dug, the operator stops the PTO, lifts the auger out of the hole, and clears any excess soil that may be clinging to the auger blades. This process is repeated for each hole needed.
  • Adjustable Depth: The digger often has an adjustable depth setting, allowing the operator to control how deep the hole is dug. This feature helps ensure consistency and precision when digging multiple holes.

Using a 3-point PTO post hole digger attached to a tractor is an efficient and time-saving method for digging holes compared to manual methods. It is especially useful when multiple holes need to be dug, as it provides consistent hole sizes and reduces physical labor for the operator. However, operators should always follow safety guidelines and operate the equipment with care to avoid accidents or damage.

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Maintenance and Care of Three Point Hitch Post Hole Digger

To ensure the longevity and optimal performance of your 3-Point Post Hole Digger, regular maintenance is essential. After each use, clean the auger thoroughly to remove any dirt, debris, or moisture. Inspect all moving parts for signs of wear and tear, and promptly replace any damaged components to avoid compromising the tool’s efficiency. Grease all pivot points and moving parts regularly to keep them well-lubricated. Proper storage in a dry and covered area will further protect the digger from the elements, extending its lifespan.

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