StrikeMaster Lite-Flite Lazer Drill Unit
With summer just getting into full swing, ice fishing season may be far from your mind, unless of course you’re one of the “chosen frozen” who hopes for early freezes and late ice-outs every year while the rest of us are awaiting the return of stripers.
No matter your level of ice-fishing obsession, the new, lightweight and efficient auger from Strikemaster looks perfect for those quick-hitting before- and after-work trips onto the ice.
“After a hard winter of testing it, I can say without hesitation the Lite Flite is, hands down, the fastest-cutting, most-efficient and lightest-weight ice auger I’ve ever used – bar none,” says James Holst, host of the influential “In-Depth Outdoors” TV show on the Fox Sports North channel.
Indeed, in head-to-head speed-drilling match-ups, the Lite-Flite Drill Unit beat two other drillpowered augers three out of three times. An identical cordless electric drill was used to power each auger.
The ultimate advancement for run-and-gun ice trolling, the new Lite-Flite Drill Unit can be powered by any professional-quality, 18-volt (or higher) brushless, handheld, cordless electric ½-inch chuck drill or StrikeMaster ice auger powerhead. Its twin serrated stainless steel Lazer blades ensure a smooth, clean cut every time.
What makes the new Lite-Flite Drill Unit truly innovative and unique is full-length, synthetic resin-molded segmented flighting and a blade-attachment carriage formed from exclusively engineered compounds.
“The synthetic flighting cuts weight by 40 percent and the new molded blade attachment guarantees a perfect cutting angle that will never go out of adjustment,” Holst says.
The 6-inch Lite-Flite Drill Unit weighs 4.4 pounds – 1.6 and 2.6 pounds less than StrikeMaster’s two other 6-inch auger drills. The 8-inch Lite-Flite Drill Unit weighs 5.3 pounds – 2.7 and 3.3 pounds less than StrikeMaster’s other 8-inch auger drills.
Additional features of StrikeMaster’s new Lite Flite Drill Unit include:
• Heavy-duty, steel hex shaft and a reinforced “T” carriage connection, for strength. • Power Point to keep the drill unit in place while drilling • NDA-3 Drill Adapter and Safety Flange