Hydraulic Tractor Loader Auger is Better05/13/2015 If you have ever worked with the old style PTO driven post hole digger you can understand why a Premier hydraulic tractor loader auger is a major improvement on every level. First the unit is placed on the front of the tractor making it far easier to see what you are doing and to control the placement of the bit. You have both upward and downward pressure available in this configuration. The hydraulic controlled auger has both forward and backwards to help in difficult situations making the removal of a jammed bit far easier and safer. Premier hydraulic tractor loader augers consist of a hydraulic motor which turns a planetary gear reduction system, driving the auger bit. We use a planetary gear box system engineered for efficiency to maximize power and reliability. This configuration also provides great load distribution allowing the load to be shared between multiple gears and providing greatly increased torque. All this greatly reduces the load on the hydraulic motor, which makes the drive unit more durable and increases reliability. Check out our tractor loader augers and find out why they make the best hydraulic post hole diggers for tractors.