Ditch Witching

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by BSME, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. BSME

    BSME LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 829

    I have a really tired 255sx right now... night time I do an install the guy from Ditch Witch is letting me demo the 410sx... before I get sold on it... anybody know what a new 410 costs? They won't tell me until I fall in love with it

    anybody switch from a 255 to a 410.... is it worth it?
  2. AceSprinkleRx

    AceSprinkleRx LawnSite Member
    from Wyoming
    Messages: 95

  3. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    We paid $17k for ours with 500 hours on it, this got us a pull plade, a poly blade, and the trencher attachment.

    Expect to pay around $28k for a new one.

    The main thing about the 410 is that it has a sodcutting plade, so it leaves much less yard damage.

    And it also has a Pettit-Lister Diesal (the 255 is gas correct)? This extra diesal power makes the machine incredibly powerful.

    The only downside to the 410 is that with the trencher attachment its close to 8 feet long, so you really have to think your pulls out carefully in yards with fenced edges.

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