More Ice Fishermen Choose Eskimo
Than Any Other Ice Fishing Brand


The Mako™ M43 8” power ice auger runs on a high-performance, 43cc Viper® engine and offers you easy operation with a fingertip throttle control and foam-grip handlebars. It's set-up with a primer button for quick starting and also includes a see-through gas tank for easy fuel level detection. In addition, it features Quantum™ Blades and a precision transmission to ensure your ice auger performs every ice fishing season.
SKU: M43Q8

Product Documentation

For all gas-powered ice units

Replacing the gas tank from old strap-style to the new-style




32 lbs

Cutting Diameter


Auger Length



Powered by Quantum™

The Quantum auger is ideal for re-drilling holes with its unique centering ring, and Quantum blades last longer than competitor blades and hold their edge in dirty ice

Precision transmission offers optimum gearing

Eskimo is the only ice auger line using sealed ball bearings instead of bushings

43cc Viper® 2-Cycle Engine

This cold-weather tested engine features a high-profile ON/OFF toggle switch, and a muffler guard to protect you from hot areas. A mitten-grip recoil allows you to start the engine while keeping your hands warm, and a see-through gas tank allows you to easily track your fuel level

Wide-wing tubular steel handle bars

These handlebars are covered in foam to absorb vibration, and a finger tip throttle trigger gives you precise power control

Blade protector extends the life of the blade (included)


  • EngineViper® 2-Cycle
  • Displacement43.0cc
  • Engine RPM9000
  • Gear Ratio30:1
  • TransmissionAll Ball Bearing
  • Weight32 lbs.
  • Warranty5-Year Limited
  • Auger Length42"
  • Cutting Diameter8"
  • Blade StyleQuantum™
  • Handle DesignFoam Grip
  • Starter HandleMitten Grip

* Ardisam warrants to the retail purchaser that this small, off-road engine was designed, built and equipped to conform at the time of initial sale to all applicable regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Ardisam Inc

All weights, specifications and features are approximate and are subject to change without notice. Due to continuous product improvements, product images may not be exact. Warning labels in some product images may have been removed for photography purposes only. Props shown in photos not included. Some assembly may be required.

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