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This post driver has recently been developed and manufactured by Christie Engineering for the harsh Australian environment. The CHPD78 replaces the CHPD73 model. It is extremely lightweight and portable while being powerful enough to drive a star or Y steel picket post into the hardest ground in a matter of seconds. The CHPD78 also has the capacity to drive larger section posts including Waratah MaxY, Clipex BEEFY, 50X50 timber and pipe to 65NB (without any adapters). The design enables the operator to move along a fence line with ease much faster than traditional air and hydraulic driven units. All internal components are manufactured from the highest quality precision machined materials to give the longest tool life possible. The harsh hammering action is isolated from the operator via spring cushioned handles allowing many hours of fatigue free operation even by commercial operators. The power plant is the ultra-reliable Honda GX35 1.0kW motor boasting 3 year Australia wide warranty. The post driver now also carries a 3 year major parts failure warranty (Excludes normal wear).


Blows Per Minute 1720
Joules 26
KW 1.0 (1.3HP) at 7,000 rpm 4-stroke, overhead cam Trigger throttle with integrated stop button Spring isolated hand grips
Fuel Consumption 0.71 L/h at 7,000 rpm Meets strictest worldwide emission and noise req.
Starting System recoil (pull start)
Rating Continuous use on standard posts
Weight 15.5kg
Engine Warranty 3 Year genuine Honda warranty
Post Driver Warranty 12 months parts failure
Noise Level >100dB Hearing protection required

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