The self-propelled Turf Teq 1305SP1 walk-behind trencher can trench up to 7 inches deep. Several blade options are offered, from ½-inch wide up to 7 inches deep, 2 ½ inches wide up to 7 inches deep, and 5 inches wide by 5 inches deep. The unit features a 13-hp Honda engine and a hydrostatic forward/reverse transmission. It also has multi-use capability as a landscape power edger, power broom, power rake and a brush cutter.
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The HT300 track trencher from Ditch Witch is capable of trenching up to 10 feet deep and up to 36 inches wide in extreme jobsite conditions. The 300-hp HT300 heavy-duty trencher is designed to deliver maximum trenching power on rocky and uneven terrain, making it suitable for wind farm construction, pipeline work, installing and repairing energy distribution facilities and other heavy-duty applications.
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The new TRX-15 and TRX-19 tracker trenchers from Toro are designed to be more productive and easier to learn and operate than typical wheeled trenchers. The low-profile tracked design provides a low center of gravity and a large footprint for increased stability on side hills and smooth operation on uneven terrain. Each model trenches up to 36 inches, and a large oil reservoir helps maintain low engine temperature and prolong engine life. A large, dual-element KAI air cleaner improves air flow, performance and reduces engine wear.
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The model EZ9100 Groundsaw from E-Z Trench has a 6.5-hp Honda with a wet clutch transmission designed to virtually eliminate the frequent maintenance associated with belt-driven equipment. It can dig a trench 13 inches deep and 2 ½ inches wide at a rate of 20 feet per minute.
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The new Vermeer RTX550 is a 65-hp utility tractor that features a rubber quad-track system, which provides increased tractive effort and maneuverability, improved stability and decreased surface and turf damage. The RTX550 also features the Vermeer-exclusive TrenchSense electronic control system that monitors engine rpm and automatically reacts when a sudden drop is detected to prevent stall or engine stop.
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Barreto Manufacturing introduces the new TK track trencher for challenging trenching applications. Because of their large footprint, tracks are less invasive on the landscape. Cross-trenching is made simple by combining tracks with additional weight, and the ability to keep the trench straight is greatly improved. The TK features an ergonomic single-handed control and handles trenching applications ranging from 24 to 48 inches and up to 6 inches wide. The TK is available in 13-, 16-, 18-, 20- and 23-hp models.
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