3 Pt. Hitch PTO Post Hole Digger 500 Model

3 Pt. Hitch PTO Post Hole Digger 500 Model

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Our most popular digger, the Model 500 standard duty, offers 3-position boom adjustment allowing it to adapt to most tractors. Tubular steel stock of 2.875” diameter is used for the boom for increased durability. Horseshoe yoke allows the unit to operate on Cat I/II tractors offering the operator versatility of use. Job matching augers is easy; they are 42” in length in 6”, 9” and 12” diameters in single and double flight configuration. Positioning handle is standard equipment.


  • Requires 20 - 35 HP
  • Heavy duty tubular steel stock on yoke & booms
  • Large 2” round output shaft has two bolt auger connection
  • Shear pin protected & shielded PTO drivelines.
  • Down force kits available
  • 3 position boom adjustment on PTO models
  • 5 year limited gearbox warranty
  • Trouble free tapered roller bearings & spring loaded seals
  • Parking stands available
Model 500
Boom Size (O.D.) 2.875”
Yoke Size 3”
Boom Positions 3
Mount Type Cat. I/II (7/8" Pins)
Gearbox Ratio 3:01
Gearbox Output Shaft 2"
Gearbox Bearings Tapered Roller
Gearbox Seals Double lip, spring loader
Drive Type PTO, 540 RPM
Shear Bolt Yes, Grade 2
Gearbox Ltd. Warranty 5-yrs.
Tractor hp 20 - 35 hp
Optional Down Force Kit Yes, DFK-50 (Not designed for compact tractors under 40 hp.)
Auger Sizes 6” thru 12"
Auger Length 42"
Auger Type STD, HDSF, HDDF
Auger Point - Bolt-in Fish Tail
12" Auger Ext. Opt. (170705)
Parking Stand Kit Opt. (102165)
Weight (lbs.) 160
Product Number 170990
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