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ICEKING-2003

Do I need an extension tomorrow?

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ICEKING-2003

Wondering if I should go buy one today? Thanks for the responses in advance.

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SoHawk

You shouldn't need it on the lake, but I would go buy on if I were you, just because it is good to have and not horribly expensive.

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wall eyell be

No one ever needs an extension again; the problem has been solved. If you drill as deep as your auger will go and don't hit water, just pour a pint of the following mixture into the hole and it will go to work for you just like Draino!

MIXTURE: equal parts; antifreeze, windshield washer fluid, and battery acid. shocked.gif (It also helps if you pee in the hole right after you dump in a pint of the mixture) crazy.gif

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hanson

Last time I answered this question, someone decided to rip me a new one and then Jigglestick ended up leaving the forum. mad.gif

My advice would be to buy one now if you can find it. This might be a winter where we'll need one later in the season.

I went through a major fiasco a couple years ago when Strikemaster, for some reason, ran out of extensions. I had an order in through their website and was told they were coming over in a shipping container from Sweden. Lets say I didn't have one in time for the trip up and couldn't find one anywhere on the way.

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straydog

That same thing happend to me a few years back only I couldnt find one for my jiffy, I ended up getting a stikemaster ext. and redrilling the holes to make it work.

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ICEKING-2003

So how much ice is up there now? Just wondering because my 10" jiffy cuts really slow. I bought a new blade for it and it is still a dog. I don't want to buy an extension for it if I don't have to because I want to buy a new auger next year. If I could find a good deal on an 8" I would buy one now!

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stellarfisher

You could always try and find a 8" auger bit, and just change it out for your 10". Your 3hp motor should be able to turn that a little easier.

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