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Hyundai 50.8cc 2-Stroke Petrol Earth Auger / Borer / Drill HYEA5080

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  • Powered by the new Hyundai 50.8cc 2-stroke petrol engine for easy starting, low emissions and reliable running in all weathers.
  • EURO 2 compliant for semi-professional use.
  • Easy control due to its low weight but a high power to weight ratio, can be handled by one or two people.
  • Fitted with easy-start technology, ensures the engine is easier to pull & quicker to start.
  • Supplied with 3 auger drill attachments (100mm, 150mm & 200mm diameter) to drill multiple size holes.
  • Variable head speed settings and tough robust gear drive transmission.
  • Full spares available to maintain your earth auger for years to come.
  • Ergonomically designed.
  • Large vibration-reducing handlebar.
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2-Stroke Petrol Earth Auger

The Hyundai HYEA5080 earth auger (or hole borer) is powered by the Hyundai 50.8cc 2-stroke high torque, low emissions recoil start petrol engine, is built to penetrate the ground quickly, and due to its power, it is well suited for tough and solid soil.

The HYEA5080 gives convenient control at your fingertips equipped with gear reduction for a better drilling performance the steel gears ensure maximum reliability and maintain high durability

The new 50.8cc engine has tremendous mid-range torque so the machine does not have to be operated at maximum revs when drilling. This makes for a more pleasant, quieter user experience and reduces fuel consumption, whilst promoting long engine life.

A Versatile Earth Auger / Borer / Drill

Ideal for drilling into the earth in order to set fence posts, poles, trees, shrubs & foundation stumps for both domestic and professional settings. The HYEA5080 is supplied with 3 interchangeable steel drill attachments to perform professional quality work quickly and easily. 

Equipped with a fully enclosed anti-vibration system to reduce stress and fatigue on the operator's arms and back is essential for extended periods of use. Fitted with easy-start technology the HYEA5080 engine is easier to pull & quicker to start and its heavy duty air filter ensures long engine life for the toughest of drills.

Reliable and easy to start the HYEA5080 is fitted with a large vibration-reducing handlebar enabling absolute control of the augers level and depth.

Make Quick Work of Tough Jobs

Ergonomically designed the HYEA5080 can be handled by one or two people making drilling jobs a breeze.  A rugged steel frame ensures long-term reliability, easy operation and straightforward maintenance. Full spares available to maintain your earth auger for years to come.

The on/off switch, fingertip throttle control and safety trigger are mounted on the right-hand grip, providing easy, precise and safe control.

Sometimes referred to as a post hole digger, post hole borer or fence post auger



Manufacturer Hyundai
Model HYEA5080
CE Compliant Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (l) 0.80
Max. Engine Speed (rpm) 7500rpm
Engine Displacement (cc) 50.80
Starting Method Recoil
Fuel/Oil Ratio 40:1 - Semi Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil & Unleaded Petrol
Cutting Diameter (mm) 100mm - 200mm
Rated Power (kW) 1.56
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1040mm x 590mm x 420mm
Complete With Operator's Manual
Warranty 3 Year
Fueled/Driven by Petrol
What's in the Box?
In the box: HYEA5080 3 steel drills attachments, 2 stroke mixing jug, spare Bosch spark plug, tool kit, manual.

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Customer Reviews 2 item(s)

Makes tough jobs quick & easy
This earth auger has saved us hours of time. It is low vibration which is good and very easy to control. Surprised by the low noise. Thank you very much.
Peter Hackley.
Review by Peter Hackley / (Posted on 03/07/2018)
very happy
i am very pleased with my earth auger. i have never owned one before and was reassured by the hyundai brand. exactly what we needed, had no problems so far.
Review by Shakil / (Posted on 27/06/2018)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there an extension shaft available for the auger drills?

A. No, the length of auger has been designed with the engine power in mind. Extending the auger length would require a much larger engine.

Q. Hi can this be used on a hardcore base or soil only?

A. This is more suited to soil but will cope with the occasional stone or rock.

Q. Do I need to oil the gearbox?

A. Yes, you do. Check oil level of the gear box every 50 hours of use and change with new oil as necessary. Recommended change intervals are 1st change after 50 hours of use, and 2nd and on every 100 hours of use thereafter.

Q. How easy is it to start?

A. The 50.8cc engine has a soft recoil start function that makes it very easy to pull start.

Q. How much power does the engine produce?

A. The new 50.8cc engine produces 1800w of power with increased mid range torque.

Q. How long will it run on a full tank of fuel/oil mix?

A. The new 50.8cc engine found on the HYEA5080 will run for an hour on 800ml of fuel.

Q. I see the auger is supplied with 3 drills. Can you please confirm the diameter and length of each drill please?

A. Each drill is 800mm in length, and they have diameters of 100mm, 150mm and 200mm respectively.

Q. What is the recommended fuel/oil ratio?

A. For the first time ONLY, a mixing ratio of 25:1 should be used to lubricate all engine parts to an optimum level. Thereafter the mix is 40:1. Be sure to only use fresh unleaded fuel and 2-stroke engine oil mixture

Q. You mention that this machine is EURO 2 compliant. What does this mean?

A. EURO 2 is the current standard for garden machinery engine exhaust emissions, and all garden machinery should be manufactured to this standard, if sold within the UK and Europe. Many cheap 2-stroke machines are only EURO 1 compliant. There is an additional cost to manufacture a EURO 2 compliant engine as they require a three way catalyst in the exhaust silencer, though visually they will look the same. Most EURO 1 engines only have the normal catalyst which cannot pass EURO 2 standards and many of the cheaper circa 52cc machines on the UK market are not EURO 2 compliant. The 50.8cc engine is EURO 2 compliant for semi-professional use.

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