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  • Operation
    Operation U.S. Metric Forward speed, max 4.7 mph 7.6 km/h Reverse speed, max 2.7 mph 4.4 km/h Vehicle clearance circle Front steer only 28 ft 8.5 m Coordinated steer only 20 ft 6.1 m Digging chain speed, max (2,600 rpm engine speed) 460 fpm 140 m/min Operating weight 5,375 lb 2438 kg Headshaft speed, max (2,600 rpm engine speed) 233 rpm 233 r/min
  • Power
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    Power

    Tier 4, 49-hp (36.5-kW) Deutz® diesel engine is designed for minimal maintenance and maximum operator productivity.

  • Hydraulic System @ 2,600 rpm
    Hydraulic System @ 2,600 rpm U.S. Metric Ground drive pump capacity 31.5 gpm 119 l/min Ground drive pump relief pressure 3,650 psi 252 bar Attachment drive Trencher 5,000 psi 345 bar Plow/saw 3,750 psi 259 bar Attachment pump capacity 31.5 gpm 119 l/min Auxiliary pump capacity 11.5 gpm 44 l/min Auxiliary pump relief pressure 2,100 psi 145 bar
  • Power (Tier 4i)
    Power (Tier 4i) U.S. Metric Engine Deutz D2011L3 Fuel Diesel Cooling medium Oil Injection Direct Aspiration Natural Number of cylinders 3 Displacement 142 in3 2.3 L Bore 3.7 in 94 mm Stroke 4.41 in 112 mm Manufacturer's gross power rating (SAE J1995) 42.2 hp 31.5 kW Rated speed 2,300 rpm Emissions compliance (LRC) EPA Tier 4i EU Stage IIIA
  • Power Train
    Power Train U.S. Metric Ground drive transmission Hydrostatic drive, infinitely variable from zero to maximum, foot-pedal and hand-lever operated speed/direction control Differentials Dana model 44, limited slip; Dana model 60, limited slip Parking brake Disc, hand-operated Service brake Ground drive speed/direction control brakes machine hydraulically when moved to neutral position Attachment drive transmission Hydrostatic, lever operated, speed infinitely variable from zero to maximum forward w/limited stroke reverse Trencher drive transmission Hydrostatic
  • Noise Level
    Noise Level U.S. Metric Operator 96 dBA sound pressure per ISO 6394 Exterior 108 dBA sound power per ISO 6393
  • Tires/Pressure
    Tires/Pressure U.S. Metric 26 x 12-12, 4-ply bar lug 1,780 lb @ 20 psi 807 kg @ 1.40 bar 29 x 12.50-15, 8-ply bar lug (optional) 2,150 lb @ 30 psi 975 kg @ 2.07 bar
  • Battery
    Battery U.S. Metric Group 26/26R/70 SAE reserve capacity rating 165 min Cold crank rating @ 0°F (-18°C) 850 amps Auxiliary power outlet 12V, 5 amps * Dimensions are based on H313 attachment and shortest roller boom length, 26 x 12.00-12 standard tire and wheel and 12-inch pivot. ** Operating weight based on H313 attachment, longest roller boom, heaviest chain, 175-lb operator, and 26 x 12.00-12 tires. Specifications are general and subject to change without notice. If exact measurements are required, equipment should be weighed and measured. Due to selected options, delivered equipment may not necessarily match that shown.
  • Superior Support
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    Superior Support

    Your Ditch Witch equipment is backed by a worldwide network of dealers you can count on for unmatched commitment to your success. From genuine Ditch Witch parts to factory-trained service to expert advice, your Ditch Witch dealer has it all for you.

  • Productivity
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    Productivity

    Advanced air-filtration system designed to improve engine performance; air filter elements are easy to access and replace.

    Direct-coupled, high-torque digging chain motor designed for increased production and reliability.

    Engine service points are easily accessible from one side, simplifying maintenance.

  • Power (Tier 4)
    Power (Tier 4) U.S. Metric Engine Duetz® D2.9 L4 Fuel Diesel Cooling medium Water Injection Direct Aspiration Natural Number of cylinders 4 Displacement 177 in3 2.9 L Bore 3.6 in 92 mm Stroke 4.3 in 110 mm Gross power 49 hp 36.5 kW Rated speed 2,600 rpm Emissions compliance EPA Tier 4 EU Stage IIIA
  • Operator's Station
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    Operator's Station

    Operator’s station features one-piece molded instrument console designed to provide ample legroom and greater visibility.

    Exhaust system is mounted under a composite hood with a horizontal exhaust pipe, diverting noise and hot air from the operator.

  • Rugged Design
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    Rugged Design

    Advanced operator presence system designed to promote safety by stopping the engine when operator leaves the seat.

    Outstanding versatility: attachments include a centerline or dual-position trencher, vibratory plow, earth saw, microtrencher, combination trencher/plow, and backhoe.

    Monochrome LCD display provides all engine diagnostics and easy-to-read gauges.

  • Dimensions
    Dimensions U.S. Metric Height 86 in 2.18 m Length, transport 155 in 3.9 m Width 64 in 1.6 m Basic unit weight 3,240 lb 1470 kg Wheelbase 48 in 1.22 m Spoil discharge reach, min to max 17-20 in 430-510 mm Tread 46 in 1.2 m Ground clearance 7 in 180 mm
  • Hydraulic System Tier (4i) @ 2,300 rpm
    Hydraulic System Tier (4i) @ 2,300 rpm U.S. Metric Ground drive pump capacity 29.3 gpm 111 l/min Ground drive pump relief pressure 3,750 psi 258 bar Attachment drive Trencher 5,000 psi 345 bar Plow/saw 3,750 psi 259 bar Attachment pump capacity 29.3 111 l/min Auxiliary pump capacity 10.2 gpm 39 lpm Auxiliary pump relief pressure 2,500 psi 172 bar
  • Fluid Capacities
    Fluid Capacities U.S. Metric Fuel tank 13 gal 49 L Engine oil 6.4 qt 6.1 L Hydraulic system 13 gal 49 L Hydraulic reservoir 9.5 gal 36 L Coolant 3 gal 11 L
  • Ease of use
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    Ease of use

    User-friendly operation, with color-coded speed/direction and attachment controls; backfill blade controlled by a highly responsive joystick.

    Easy-to-use foot pedal controls the infinitely variable ground drive forward and reverse.

  • Backfill Blade
    Backfill Blade U.S. Metric Blade width 64 in 1.6 m Blade height 14 in 355 mm Lift height, above ground 12 in 300 mm Blade drop, below ground 8 in 200 mm Swing angle, max Left/right 28° Tilt angle Up/down 11°

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