STIHL Launches New High Performance BT 131 Earth/Ice Auger

The STIHL earth/ice auger is ideal for professional applications such as post-hole digging, fence installation, large planting projects, environmental restoration and construction applications

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The STIHL BT 131 earth/ice auger is a high performance and lightweight product for professionals.

  • Features a powerful, fuel-efficient engine and a larger fuel tank than previous models
  • Works longer with fewer refuels
  • Includes a vertical pleated air filter for better air filtration, extended service intervals and increased product life compared to the previous STIHL model
  • Semi-automatic choke lever enables a simplified starting procedure that helps pros get to the job faster, while the STIHL Quickstop auger brake automatically stops operation if the bit is snagged.
  • 710 cc fuel tank
  • Features STIHL auger brake
  • Extensive-use, lightweight, high performance, handheld auger 
  • A low-emission engine (36.3 cc) with a larger fuel tank (710 cc) provides 30% longer run times than previous model
  • Low rpm (200 rpm) provides optimal control and performance
  • Brake automatically stops operation if the bit is snagged
  • The brake locks the clutch, allowing users to manually unscrew the auger from the hole


Simplified Starting and One-Touch Stop

  • Semi-automatic choke lever enables simplified three-step start procedure, saving users time
  • Semi-automatic choke lever allows user to engage throttle to automatically move product from choke to run, reducing the chance of flooding
  • One-touch stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with the simple press of a button and it automatically returns the auger to the start position when the engine is off

Designed for Comfort and Convenience

  • Advanced vibration-dampening system with oversized hip pad positioned close to the body or leg of operator for more comfortable operation
  • Left side single-handle engine throttle control for starting convenience
  • Ergonomic design reduces fatigue and enables more comfortable operation
  • Easier access to valve train for adjustment, servicing time for valve clearance adjustment reduced by 50%*
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