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Old 07-15-2012, 09:47 PM
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Bobcat mt 52 and a 36" auger?

Looking to plant some trees, but not hand dig the whole job. Does anyone have experience running an auger on a mini, and if so how big of a bit can it run?

-chris
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:42 PM
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It will work, just watch the down pressure as you are turning it.
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:19 PM
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It's always going to depend how hard the ground is.. But it can be done!

I have used a 12" as a pilot inthe past but the ground was extremely solid!
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:09 PM
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It's fine just dont go straight to ludicrous speed
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:06 PM
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I run a 36 on my MT55 all the time. no problem at all. even in this drought we are in and the ground rock hard, it will drill with no problem. I do agree with not going warp speed. With a 36 auger, the tip speed is pretty fast even at idle.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:12 PM
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I use one on my boxer all the time. No problems with it. Not as fast as using it on a full size skidsteer but still alot faster than hand digging.
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