Originally Posted by rvon99
I was wanting some input on how big of a digging bucket a 161 will handle in hard clay soil. The bigest I have is a 2 foot, but would like a 30" or a 36"
All my trenches are 30 or 36 inches wide. I dig 20,0000 + feet of trenches a year 3 to 6 ft deep. Both do fine except when the clay is really hard. When I say hard I mean the type that is so hard the 24 inch bucket struggles as well.