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Ditch Witch - RT45 Trenchers

There's an easy way to remember the ideal machine for trenching 4- to 5-foot trenches: the Ditch Witch RT45. With its direct-coupled, high-torque digging chain motor and Tier 4 engine, the RT45 has plenty of power to muscle through the earth—with your choice of trencher, backhoe, earth saw, vibratory plow, microtrencher, or combination trencher/plow attachments—while you enjoy its roomy and comfortable operator’s station. With all of its customer-driven design features, it’s no surprise that the RT45 has been the rental industry’s number one choice in its horsepower class for the last 50 years.


Key Specifications
Basic unit weight 3,240 lb (1470 kg)
Operating weight 5,375 lb (2438 kg)
Gross power (Tier 4) 49 hp (36.5 kW)
Manufacturer's gross power rating, Tier 4i (SAE J1995) 42.2 hp (31.5 kW)
Digging chain speed, max (2,600 rpm engine speed) 460 fpm (140 m/min)
Ground drive pump capacity 31.5 gpm (119 l/min)
Fuel tank 13 gal (49 L)
Backfill blade lift height, above ground 12 in (300 mm)
Backfill blade, blade drop, below ground 8 in (200 mm)

Company Info

1959 W. Fir Ave.
P.O. Box 66
Perry, OK
US, 73077-0066


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