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gunderson21

NILS worth it???

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So I am making out my must have list before next year ice. Is the Nils auger worth the extra cash?? Also where do you get them serviced if they break??? thanks guys

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Hey Gunderson, check out a page or two back in the ice fishing or equipment forumn, this was just brought up, alot of great info on them.

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thanks, ohh and how did ya do last night???

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I have had strike master, jiffy stealth, and I bought a nils this year and it is hands down the best. Lighter, Faster and starts better.

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There is also good information on service, etc in the Sponsor Showcase forum.

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I found all the information and have decided a NILS auger has moved in to the "NEED" catagory. I like the option for the shorter shaft for early ice and faster drilling and just buying an extension for it. Thanks guys

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I found all the information and have decided a NILS auger has moved in to the "NEED" catagory. I like the option for the shorter shaft for early ice and faster drilling and just buying an extension for it. Thanks guys

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gunderson,

I would just buy the standard 48" inch shaft and then you are all set. Drill holes just as fast, doesn't add much weight, and I have never, ever needed an extension when fishing out of a portable on any lake including URL and LOW.

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I drive a car and I don't know how well it would fit ( haven't measured it) It says 48 in auger + what for the head? That is why I am looking at the shorter shaft. I love to jump around a lot so this is another benefit.

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58" from tip to tip

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The bite was pretty quiet by the time I got back there, hit it last night and ended up with 8 crappies that were 11-12 inches,fished for a couple hours, all the crappies were caught in a one hour time frame, then dead again, so I headed in, but most of the eve was slow, time to move again, I did notice the perch were in there heavier than normal so they may have chased the crappies out a little deeper. Enjoy that new auger.

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