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  • Ease of Use
    C12
    Ease of Use

    Hydrostatic, skid-steer style steering provides easier operation.

    Redesigned easy-touch controls are smoother and lighter for less operator fatigue and increased machine responsiveness.

    Increased visibility of the workstation improves operator productivity.

  • Power



    Power








    Engine
    Honda GX390




    Fuel
    Gasoline




    Cooling
    Air




    Number of Cylinders
    1




    Manufactures Net HP rating
    12 hp
    8.7 kW



    Rated Speed
    3600 rpm




    Fuel Consumption @ Rated Power
    0.92 gph
    3.5 lph



    Starting
    Rope pull


  • Superior Support
    C12
    Superior Support

    Ditch Witch equipment is backed by 170 dealer locations worldwide, each with genuine Ditch Witch parts in stock plus factory-trained service and expert advice to help deliver a superior return on investment for your rental equipment.

  • Vibration Level



    Vibration Level








    Operator's hand
    Less than 2.5m/s2


  • Offset Rear Tires
    C12
    Offset Rear Tires

    Exclusive, patent-pending offset rear tire design delivers balanced traction and optimal weight distribution for increased production over competitive rubber-tire units.

    Patent-pending pivoting trail wheel allows easier turning, better maneuverability, and smother operation on rough terrain or pavement.

    Flat-free tires require no maintenance and deliver increased uptime for rental customers.

  • Trench Size (max)



    Trench Size (max)








    Depth
    24 in




    Width
    6 in


  • Noise Level



    Noise Level








    Operator
    TBD




    Overall
    TBD


  • Power Train



    Power Train








    Ground drive
    Hydraulic, Infinite variable from zero to maximum, speed and direction control




    Digging Chain Drive
    Hydraulic direct drive, one speed forward, reverse




    Pump Drive
    Direct to engine




    Track Width
    16 x 6.5-8




    Hydraulic
    Direct drive




    Digging Chain
    19K/33K/35K




    Ground Pressure
    TBD


  • Operation



    Operation








    Travel Speed (Fwd)
    TBD




    Travel Speed (Rev)
    TBD




    Diggin Chain Speed (Std)SUM





    19K
    416




    33/35K
    351 ft/min




    Spoils Handling
    Auger, single, open end




    Auger Diameter
    17 in




    Trencher Cleaner Type
    Mechainical




    Trench Cleaner Size
    4-6 in




    Operating weight (up to)
    TBD


  • Reliability
    C12
    Reliability

    New, robust, straightforward pivot design is maintenance-free and increases unit uptime.

    Greaseless sealed bearing design with construction-grade seals help increase machine longevity.

    No daily grease points—a Ditch Witch exclusive—means less hassle and prep to keep your trenchers rental-ready.

    Standard outboard bearing support stabilizes the headshaft and auger, for reliable productivity trench after trench.

    Simple, open design allows for quick, easy service access.

  • Hydraulic System



    Hydraulic System








    Digging drive pump capacity
    6




    Ground Drive





    Dual Speed





    Transit
    7.5 gpm




    Digging
    1.5 gpm




    Filtration
    10 micron absolute


  • Power
    C12
    Power

    Reliable 12-hp (8.9-kW) Honda® engine keeps the C12 performing for rental income you can count on, year after year.

    Up to 24” (609.6 mm) digging depth for efficient installation of pipe and cable.

    Newly designed hydraulic system eliminates vertical shafts and belts, resulting in a simple, reliable unit with no linkages to adjust.

    Utilizes the Ditch Witch 35K digging system or the new OptiCut™ system—both specifically designed to work with Ditch Witch trenchers to optimize production.

  • Fluid Capacites



    Fluid Capacites








    Fuel
    1.6 gal




    Hydraulic
    7 gal


  • Options
    C12
    Options

    The RotoWitch® boring attachment results in fewer disturbances, less labor and less restoration than tearing up driveways and sidewalks to complete an installation.

    Our easy-to-operate backfill blade is much faster and less expensive than shovels, increasing productivity and rental revenue.

    Ditch Witch also offers the S2B Trailer, a single-axle design with a full-width steel deck, with ramps for easy loading and unloading of equipment of up to 3,000 lb (1360 kg).

  • Dimensions



    Dimensions

    U.S.
    Metric





    Width
    31.5 in
    800 mm



    CL to Right
    17.3 in
    439 mm



    CL to Left
    14 in
    356 mm



    Headshaft
    13 in
    330 mm



    Length (Up to)
    84 in
    0 mm



    Height, Transport (Up to)
    48 in
    1.2 m

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