Built from the ground up with the features that make a difference on the ice, the new StrikeMaster® Lithium 40v combines decades of ice auger experience with leading edge design and power engineering. This auger will muscle through ice hole after hole. It’s 40-volt, 5-amp hour lithium ion battery powers an electric DC brushless motor for reliable, constant speed and torque. A planetary gear system provides lightweight durability and high power density for unmatched performance. Innovative high-performance cutting via the legendary StrikeMaster® Lazer™ blades provide the fastest cutting edge, period. Custom impact-resistant handles with ergonomically placed opposing deadman/power switch and built-in LED lights. Forward/reverse control runs in forward for cutting and reverse to flush slush from hole. The 2-amp rapid charge battery charging station charges battery back to full charge in 2-1/2 hours.