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Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8"

Item # 431310
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Key Features

  • 8,000 RPM Viper engine for unmatched speed

  • Dual-symmetrical serrated blades resist buildup

  • Extra-large recoil handle for easy engine start

  • Muffler guard protects you from hot areas

  • Fingertip throttle trigger offers power control


Our Price   $379.99

Availability: Ships from vendor in approximately 3-5 business days

  • Please note: This item can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.
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Product Description
eskimo The Eskimo Mako 43cc ice auger delivers the perfect blend of strength and stability in an economical package. Designed specifically for ice augers, the Viper engine's high torque (8,000 RPM) delivers unmatched cutting speed and dependable startup in cold weather. Dual-symmetrical serrated Quantum blades cut faster and resist ice and snow buildup, offering balanced operation and a smooth, controlled cut. Primer button for quick response starting. Extra-large recoil handle makes it easy to start the engine while wearing gloves or mittens. See-through gas tank for easy gas level monitoring. Muffler guard protects you from hot areas. Anti-vibration foam grip handles provide added comfort and control. Fingertip throttle trigger offers precise power control. Centering ring prevents drilling angled holes. Eskimo red powdercoat paint finish for durability. Included blade protector extends the life of the blades. Two year limited warranty.
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Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8"
 
3.6

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Ice fishing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid fisher (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Reviewed by 7 customers

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5.0

Great Auger at a Great Price

By Tim

from Burton, MI

About Me Avid Fisher

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ice Fishing

    Comments about Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8":

    I received my Eskimo Mako 8" auger last January for my birthday from my wife. I have used it quit a bit since getting it and it has worked flawlessly. It starts great, runs great, and has plenty of power for drilling thru the ice. I was impressed with the quality and the price is great which makes it a great value.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Dependable

    By Iceman Toad

    from Miamisburg, Ohio

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy Storage
    • Easy To Use
    • Fun to Use
    • Safe

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Ice Fishing

    Comments about Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8":

    My buddy and I have used my 8 inch Mako for 5 years and we love it... It has always started easily,ran smoothly and cut holes in a hurry...
    The blades are dull now after cutting a few hundred holes and I am having a tough time finding the proper replacements...

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Surprisingly powerful

    By MNFisher

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Cuts through 12" easily
    • Easy To Use
    • Powerful good blades
    • Starts easily on 2nd pull

    Cons

    • None that I can think of

    Best Uses

      Comments about Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8":

      I bought this after looking long and hard at others, including Jiffy and Strikemaster. I went for the Eskimo because it offered a larger engine at a lower price - and boy am I happy I went with it.

      It starts up easily and runs great, quickly cutting all the way through the ice in one motion. Never bogs down for me. The other day I was out fishing, and the guy next to me with a Strikemaster Mag2000 was getting bogged down, while I was cutting all the way through with ease. Made me feel great!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I would buy this again

      By Crazy fisher

      from Norwood minnesota

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Pros

      • Easy To Maintain
      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

      • Poor Design

      Best Uses

      • Ice Fishing

      Comments about Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8":

      It works really good and fast, but like the third time I was using it the plastic throttle broke off. So its a little cheap. and also if you use it for a while and leave it outside and try to use it again, sometimes the throttle cable gets frozen and can use until it warms up.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      no power and no dependability

      By tsd 51

      from alpena mi.

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Eskimo Mako M43 Power Ice Auger, 8":

          i took mine out cut 4 holes and it was already leaking gear lube returned it for another one took it out and cut 9 holes it started leaking gas.went back to duhnams credited my money and paid balance to buy a jiffy. eskimo piece of %$#@ made in china of course.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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