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RT30 Ride-On Trencher
The 24-hp (17.9-kW) Ditch Witch RT30 ride-on trencher combines the maneuverability, low cost, minimal maintenance, and small footprint of a walk-behind trencher with the comfortable operator's station, performance and easy-to-use controls of a ride-on. It’s a dedicated trencher with a sturdy, durable frame and field-proven components that provide consistently solid performance job after job, year after year. Simply put, the RT30 is the best compact ride-on dedicated trencher for the money.
24-hp (17.9-kW) Kubota® diesel engine supplies plenty of power for trenching in a wide variety of ground conditions.
Compact footprint, tight turning radius, four-wheel drive, and industry-leading maneuverability make the RT30 ideal for installations on tight, residential jobsites.
Advanced, maintenance-free pivot design is simplified and raised to keep above dirt and debris.
42-in (107-cm) boom provides 36-in (91-cm) cover depth, which meets most city codes.
Like all Ditch Witch equipment, the RT30 is designed and manufactured to reduce downtime; utilizes long-lasting, field-proven components to enhance reliability, which ultimately results in greater rental revenue.
Exceptionally robust trencher drive motor utilizes a larger shaft and bearings than those of smaller trenchers, for enhanced reliability.
The RT30 is equipped with a very comfortable seat and operator’s station, plus easy-to-use, color-coded controls requiring minimal training and effort—features in great demand by rental customers.
Hydrostatic ground drive is controlled by simple pedals for forward and reverse, located on the right side of the operator’s station.
Four-way backfill blade makes short work of filling trenches, reducing operator fatigue.
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|Height||84 in||2159 mm|
|Length, transport||138 in||3526 mm|
|Width, transport||48 in||1219 mm|
|Angle of approach||20°|
|Angle of departure||22°|
|Ground clearance||12.1 in||307 mm|
|Trench depth, max||48 in||1219 mm|
|Trench width, min to max||4-8 in||109-203 mm|
|Number of cylinders||3|
|Displacement||68.6 in3||1.2 L|
|Bore||3.07 in||78 mm|
|Stroke||3.09 in||78.8 mm|
|Manufacturer's gross power rating||24.8 hp||17.9 kW|
|Rated speed||3,000 rpm|
|Emissions compliance||EPA Tier 4|
|Ground drive transmission||Hydrostatic drive infinitely variable from zero to maximum, foot pedal and hand lever operated speed/direction control.|
|Differentials||Dana model 44|
|Service brake||Ground drive speed/direction control brakes machine hydraulically when moved to neutral position.|
|Parking brake||Disc, foot operated|
|Forward speed, max||5.3 mph||8.5 km/h|
|Reverse speed, max||2.7 mph||4.3 km/h|
|Vehicle turning circle (SAE)||216.6 in||6.7 m|
|Operating weight||3,050 lb||1384 kg|
|Hydraulic System @ 3,000 RPM||U.S||Metric|
|Ground drive pump capacity||18.7 gpm||70.8 l/min|
|Attachment pump capacity||18.7 gpm||70.8 l/min|
|Fuel tank||5.5 gal||20.8 L|
|Operator||90 dBA sound pressure per ISO 6394|
|Exterior||104 dBA sound power per ISO 6393|
|Blade width||48 in||1219 mm|
|Swing angle, max (left/right)||30°|
|Front||Standard 18 x 9.50-8, 2-ply bar lug|
|Rear||Standard 26 x 12.00-12, 4-ply bar lug|
|SAE cold crank rating @ 0°F (-18°C)||650 amps|
|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. Dimensions are based on H210 attachment and 36-in boom with 6-in wide chain and 175-lb operator.|
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