What is a Jiffy blade?

What is a Jiffy blade?

The Jiffy Ripper Replacement Ice Drill Auger Blades feature a baked on, environmentally-friendly, zinc clear coating to protect the blade, while the serrations provide a faster, smoother cut. Each package contains one blade and hardware. Jiffy Ripper Replacement Ice Drill Auger Blades are made in the U.S.A.

How do you measure auger blades?

A) Measure the distance between the opposite side of the screw point at its base and the outer edge of cutting lips (D1). B) Measure the thickness of the screw point at the base (D2) C) Subtract 1/2 of the (D2) measurement from (D1) to obtain radius (D) of the bit.

What size auger is best?

For gas or electric augers, choosing the largest you can afford is usually your best bet. Ten-inch is the most common size and will tackle every situation or species you may target. A 4 1/2 inch hand auger is perfect for chasing panfish during early ice.

Can you sharpen auger blades?

A good blade edge will last a good long while if you allow it to. A variety of tools and methods can be employed to sharpen ice auger blades. A blade that has been badly damaged or rusted might first need some attention with a wood or metal file. You can use a whetstone or knife sharpener for precise honing.

Can you sharpen Jiffy ice auger blades?

Blade sharpening for the Jiffy® power ice drill is the primary item that requires service. The pilot point of the blade is hardened and ground to a sharp cutting edge. To re-sharpen the pilot point use a 12 to 16 inch diameter disc grinder with No.

What size auger should you use for a 4×4 post?

For example: A 4×4 post (actual size 3.5″x3. 5″) has a maximum width of just over 5″ (diagonally). Therefore, the 4×4 post will likely fit into a hole drilled by a 6″ diameter auger….Post Holes-

1 7/8″ Steel Post 6″ Auger
4×4 Wood Post (Mailbox) 8″ Auger
4×4 Wood Post (Fence) 10″ Auger
6×6 Wood Post 12″+ Auger

What size hole should I drill for a 4×4 post?

A general rule of thumb is to dig the diameter of the hole at least 3-4 times the diameter of the post. For example, if setting 4 x 4 wood posts, dig holes 9-12″ in diameter. Posts should be centered in the hole and the posts should always have concrete under them.

How do you sharpen auger blades with sandpaper?

To set up, carefully cut a piece of sandpaper that’s just a tad smaller than your flat surface. Then, tape the sandpaper in place, pulling it tight to remove any wrinkles and keep it firmly against your flat surface. Wet your blades, and you’re ready to go – just follow the steps above!

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