MECHANICAL EARTH DRILLS

Mechanical Earth Drill

Engineered to Work…And to Last

The versatile Little Beaver Mechanical Earth Drill is the #1 choice of rental store owners, fencing contractors, and other professionals who require a one-man auger that is safe and simple to operate. Thanks to our innovative torque tube, we’ve eliminated the kickback found in competitive one-man and two-man augers, making one-man drilling safe and productive.

Features & Benefits

  • Lightweight, powerful, reliable
  • High-speed auger rotation digs holes quickly and cleanly
  • Torque-free digging eliminates kickback and the need for two-man operation

Applications

Brochures/Manuals

Mechanical vs. Hydraulic – How do you choose?

Carriage and Wheel Options

Customize your Little Beaver with a variety of engine, wheel and carriage options. Both the MDL-5 and MDL-8 models are available with Honda OHV or Vanguard engines. 10″ pneumatic wheels are standard on MDL-8 models, and optional on 5.5 hp units. Engine protecting roll cages are optional on all models. With its 20″ semi-pneumatic wheels, the specially designed rick-sha carrier is ideal for navigating over the rough terrain often associated with geophysical job sites. A convenient pull handle and transmission cradle makes it easy to smoothly move the earth drill to your exact drilling location.

Pneumatic wheel earth drill engine cart
Mechanical earth drill rick-sha

Specifications


Engine brand /model

Engine Horsepower

Engine Torque

Oil Alert System

Torque Tube

Centrifugal Clutch

7′ Flexible Drive Shaft

Snap-on Auger Adaptor

Gear Reduction Ratio*

RPM*

Wheel Size**

Wheel Type**

Dry Shipping Weight (lbs)
Additional 10lbs for Torque Tube Weight

MDL-5B

Vanguard 12V332 OHV

6.5 hp (4.8 KW) Gross

Not Available

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

10:1

360

8-inch, Optional 10-inch flat-free

Semi-pneumatic

135 + 10

MDL-5H

Honda GX160 OHV

4.8 hp (3.6 KW) Net

7.6 lb-ft (10.3 Nm) Net

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

10:1

360

8-inch, Optional 10-inch flat-free

Semi-pneumatic

130 + 10

MDL-8B

Vanguard 19L132 OHV

10 hp (7.5 KW) Gross

Not Available

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

10:1

360

10-inch

Flat-Free

175 + 10

MDL-8H

Honda GX240 OHV

7.9 hp (5.9 KW) Net

13.4 lb-ft (18.3 Nm) Net

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

10:1

360

10-inch

Flat-Free

173 + 10

* Optional 13:1 or 20:1 gear reduction transmissions generate 277 or 180 RPM’s, respectively.
** Optional 10″ pneumatic wheels are available for MDL-5B and MDL-5H.