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What sizes of auger bit are available?

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Diagram showing the range of widths of auger bits Auger bits are produced in metric sizes ranging from 6mm to 25mm and imperial widths ranging from 1/4″ to 1″.
600mm auger bits, which can be used to drill through stud walls, tree trunks or thick pieces of timber Compared to other types of drill bit, auger bits can be considered to be quite long. The shortest auger bit commonly found is 200mm (8″) long. The longest is 600mm, which equates to 24″ or 2 feet! These can easily be used to drill through wall studs, tree stumps or thick pieces of timber.
An example of an earth auger bit with a petrol powered driver Earth and ice auger bits are even larger. Average bits of this type are usually at least 150mm (6″) in diameter and 800mm (31″) long.
Wonkee Donkee informs DIYers that deep holes are the auger bit's speciality
Stubby auger bit for close quarters drilling Like many other types of drill bit, auger bits are available in ‘stubby’ form, with overall bit lengths of 100-120mm (4-4¾”). These short bits are useful for drilling holes in more confined places, e.g. making holes in roof joists.