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TAG: trenchers

Small trenchers and augers

January 10, 2020By
Small trencher (Photo: Little Beaver)

Earth movers like trenchers and augers can be used for endless design/build tasks. But as equipment manufacturers can attest, landscapers increasingly want land movers with a smaller footprint and more maneuverability for smaller jobs. “For the last five years, we’ve been pressured to make things that are smaller in size, no more than 48 inches in width, that will be... read more

Advice for choosing the right trencher

September 18, 2019By
Trencher (Photo: Ditch Witch)

Irrigation experts offer up their advice for how irrigation professionals can select the appropriate trencher for irrigation jobs. read more

Trencher talk

June 26, 2019By
Man with trencher (Photo: Ditch Witch)

Trencher manufacturers Ditch Witch and Vermeer offer up a few tips to help landscape professionals get the most out of their trenchers. read more

Water World: A well-watered resting place

April 3, 2019By
Chattanooga Cemetery (Photo: Dan Stacey)

Location: Chattanooga, Tenn. Company: Landscape Services Inc. Installing an irrigation system is never an easy undertaking. Add a cemetery to the mix, and not only do you have to dig trenches around the usual water lines and tree roots, but you also have to avoid gravesites. That’s what Landscape Services Inc. (LSI) did when it installed a new irrigation system... read more

Analyzing trends in trencher technology

March 6, 2017By
photo: Ditch Witch

Advancements in trencher technology help contractors do more work using less manpower, while paving the way to new uses of the machines. When John Newlin purchases a trencher for his irrigation and lawn care business, he looks for three main features. “I want something that has a small footprint to minimize damage to customer properties, is safe to use and... read more

Ditch Witch offers maintenance tips for trenchers

October 11, 2016By

The process of digging a trench takes a significant toll on a trencher’s digging system, or its chain, teeth and sprockets, said Chapman Hancock, Ditch Witch product manager of CTS, service parts and telematics. So, this area requires a little extra TLC. “These components are the core of the trencher,” Hancock said. “If you operate when they are worn down... read more