348H Epic Hole Digger

The 348H two-man hole digger is design meet expectations for performance and ease of use.

348 H Hole Digger

General Equipment Company has introduced its 348H EPIC Series two-man hole diggers.

  • Featuring 5.5-horsepower (4.1 kW) Honda GXV160 four-stroke engines
  • The new models are capable of digging holes up to 18 inches (457 mm) in diameter
  • They offer an ergonomic design and heavy-duty construction to handle a wide range of construction-related hole digging projects
  • From simple backyard fencing to more complex landscaping or soil sampling jobs
  • The new, ergonomically engineered Power-FLEX composite operator handles are exclusive to the EPIC Series, providing maximum control, strength and balance during operation, while dampening vibrations
  • The handles reduce kickback and fatigue to increase operator comfort, productivity and jobsite safety
  • The hole diggers also include a new Auger-LOK feature for conveniently removing stuck augers. The Auger-LOK uses a spring-loaded actuator to lock the auger in place so that operators can simply twist the auger out of the hole
  • This practical solution eliminates costly damage to hole digger and auger when using other removal methods
  • The 348H include a new, lighter weight, heavy-duty, totally enclosed spur-gear transmission with oversized bearings
  • Heat-treated shafts
  • Machine-cut gears for long service life and exceptional return on investment
  • The transmission design uses time-tested technology improved for maximum performance and durability
  • Model 348H has a 7/8 inch (22 mm) square auger drive connection for use with PSD/PLDBH series earth augers and extensions.        
  • The quiet, smooth-running engine offers a maximum digging torque of 190 foot-pounds (225 Nm)
  • Other standard features include a Magura twist-grip throttle control and an all-metal centrifugal clutch. Both models weigh 71 pounds (32 kg) without an auger