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Trencher

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Subicbay, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. Subicbay

    Subicbay LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Hey guys,

    I am wondering what is the most popular trencher used. What is the most versitile for residential, size ect ?
     
  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    I like me a DW 1030 or the like, for smaller stuff, gets through 3' gates.
     
  3. melior quam pluvia

    melior quam pluvia LawnSite Member
    from U.S.
    Messages: 73

    A Vermeer RT60 works great for real small jobs. RT100 is great too!
     
  4. 04superduty

    04superduty LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Case Maxi or Mini sneaker. trencher on one end plow on the other. at least around here they are the most popular.
     
  5. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    We ran a Ditchwitch 3500 and a 410sx.
     
  6. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,155

    For existing landscapes..Trenchmaster w/ 8hp Honda..different bars available
    12"for running the main deep w/ wire then switch to the 7" for laterals,
    different bars available for soil conditions, easy clean up with narrow trench.www.brownmfgcorp.com
    Factory support perfect...2nd one we've had. Not a rep...a fan.
     
  7. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

    Ditchwitch all the way...I have more trenchers than employees..a 2310 diesel, a j-20 ( 1970 model), a 1620 and a 1010.....
     
  8. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,155

    With that gumbo you have down there, I'm not suprised.
     
  9. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

    I see contractors with dingo's but they are worn out in a couple of years.....
     
  10. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,155

    I'll relay that to Hank, he's thinking about the dingo.
    Trenchmaster has proved itself in our glacial till,
    but blades breaking at the tips has been normal.
     

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