Accoustical Panels - The exclusive purpose of the accoustical panels is to control the sound level of the
operation of the earth auger, and do not contribute to the operation. Maintenance of most components requires
the removal of one or more panels for accessibility.
Air Cleaner - A Donaldson 5BG Series is designed for fast, easy disassembly so that it may be serviced
efficiently and quickly. The air cleaner should be inspected periodically to maintain maximum engine protection
and maximum service life.
Auger Bar - Is made of a high grade of AISI-4142H steel. The auger bar is a 2-1/2 inch square with round
corners. The auger bar is also referred to as the Kelly Bar. It is hydraulically fed for crowd and mechanically
Auger Shaft - It is also known as the Feed Ram. It is the cylinder providing the hydraulic feed for the crowd of
the auger bar.
Control Valve Bank/Auger Controls (Figure 2-3)
Accelerator Pedal - The accelerator Pedal is located directly by the operator's right foot, so that he has
positive control of the engine at all times. Press pedal downward to increase engine RPM.
Auger Bar - The auger bar is used for raising and lowering the auger bar. Pull to raise, push to lower.
Elevating Cylinder - The elevating cylinder raises the bar into the vertical digging position.
accomplished by pulling the handle of the elevating cylinder control valve, push to lower.
Leveling Cylinder - The leveling cylinder positions the bar assembly vertically from left to right. Push the
control valve handle to move right, pull for left.
Transmission Gear Selector - The 4-speed gear selector is located within easy reach of the operator. By
moving the gear selector, the operator can choose any gear ratio to give auger rotational speed best suited
for a specific digging operator.
Winch Brake - The winch brake is located directly left of the operator, so that he has positive control of the
winch free spooling. Depress to allow cable to be manually unreeled.
Winch Control - The winch is controlled hydraulically by the control valve - push reels out the cable, pull
reels cable in.