AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits

AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits


This kit gives you the ability to auger in most materials up to 12' and then collect a soil core sample.


  • Used worldwide by soil scientists, agronomists, and construction companies
  • Designed to provide all the items needed for sampling in a convenient carrying case
  • Available with Signature Series or 5/8" Threaded connection
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What's Included:
  • (1) Regular auger
  • (1) Sand auger
  • (1) Mud auger
  • (1) Rubber coated cross handle
  • (1) Soil core sampler
  • (1) Slide hammer
  • (3) 4' extensions
  • (1) Plastic liner
  • (2) Plastic end caps
  • (2) Wrenches
  • (1) Set of cleaning brushes
  • (1) Foam-padded hard-sided AMS deluxe carrying case with handles and wheels
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AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits 352.53 2 1/4" Signature Basic Soil Sampling Kit
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AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits 352.51 3 1/4" Signature Basic Soil Sampling Kit
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AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits 209.53 2 1/4" Basic Soil Sampling Kit
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AMS Basic Soil Sampling Kits 209.51 3 1/4" Basic Soil Sampling Kit
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How do I know which auger to use?
The regular auger is used to obtain disturbed soil samples in most soil types at or near the surface. The bits of the regular soil auger are open to allow entry of small soil clumps and relatively small rocks and particles. The mud auger utilizes a laser-cut, open cylinder design for removal of heavy, wet, or clay soils. The mud auger features two openings in the cylinder wall to facilitate emptying as well as widely-spaced bits to ease entry of sticky soils. Sand augers use a closed bit design with a restricted opening to prevent the loss of sampled material during retrieval. The inner edges of the sand auger bits touch at their mid point to make the sand auger more reliable in loose, unconsolidated soil conditions.

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