The Ditch Witch 1330 walk-behind trencher is a compact walk-behind that is clearly in front of the 13-horsepower (9.7 kW) trencher field. Built for low maintenance and high reliability, the 1330 compact trencher features an innovative hydraulic oil cooling system that keeps the trencher humming even on the hottest days.
- Easy-to-understand, easily accessible, color-coded controls help new operators quickly become proficient.
- A compact trencher that easily fits through a standard yard gate.
Ditch Witch model 1330, self-propelled, hydraulic, walk-behind, manually steered, two-wheel drive, rigid frame, chain-type trencher
Trench depth, max.
Angle of approach: 35°
Angle of departure: 35°
Trench width, min to max
Boom travel, down: 60°
Boom travel, up: 60°
Centerline trench to outside edge of machine, left
Centerline trench to outside edge of machine, right
Spoils discharge reach
4.3 in – 6 in
4 in – 6 in
110mm – 150 mm
100 mm – 152 mm
Ground drive transmission: Hydraulic two speeds, infinitely variable from zero to maximum, gearbox to axle, speed and direction controlled with single lever
Pump drive: Direct drive from engine
Digging chain drive: Lever operated, one speed forward and reverse
Trencher drive: Hydraulic direct drive
Digging chain: 33,000-lb (15 000 kg) or 35,000-lb (15 875 kg) test
Chain drive sprocket: Forged and tempered
Spoils handling drive: Mechanical, attached to and rotates with headshaft
16 x 6.50-8; 28 psi
18 x 8.50-8; 22 psi
13 x 5.00-6; 20 psi