# How many feet per minute will a trencher dig?

## How many feet per minute will a trencher dig?

The trencher offers a cutting depth of 12 inches and can trench up to 30 feet per minute.

How long does it take to trench 100 ft?

It takes about 12 hours to dig 100 linear feet of trench. Measure the number of linear feet you need to dig and multiply that by 0.12 for an approximate labor period.

### How fast can you trench with a trencher?

Our trencher is almost 70hp and maxes out around 6′-7′ a minute in perfect soil. Looking at that Ditch Witch I think you are in for 3′ to maybe 4′ a minute tops. There will be rocks when you least expect them, the trencher digs best at full depth.

How fast does a walk behind trencher dig?

With a “ground saw” I can dig 70′ of 13″ trench in about 10-15 minutes. With a self-propelled walk-behind trencher I can dig 70′ of 24″ trench in about the same time.

## How deep does a 36 trencher dig?

1 to 36 inches
Equipment Overview The 36 inch walk-behind trencher offers operators a digging depth of 1 to 36 inches, and is the best choice to plow long rows of trenches. Because the walk-behind trencher is not a vehicle, it requires far less control to operate, and can easily maneuver around obstacles or within tight spaces.

What is the fastest way to dig a trench?

What is the Fastest Way to Dig a Trench by Hand?

1. Water the soil for 1 hour the day before excavation.
2. Use a trenching shovel to quickly excavate the trench.
3. Use a pick mattock to dig up rocks and break through tough soil.

### How far down can a Ditch Witch dig?

Our depths range from 12 inches up to 48 inches.”

Will a trencher go through roots?

Although a trencher can be used to cut through roots, it was designed for creating trenches in soil and may not be able to handle large roots.

## How deep will a 24 trencher go?

Equipment Overview Typical applications include installing trenches for phone, internet, or electrical cables, plumbing, and irrigation. As a 24 inch trencher, the walk behind trencher can reach a depth of 24 inches, and is ideal for maneuvering in an enclosed area or a work site with limited space.

How deep does a mini trencher dig?

Most compact ride-on trenchers let you dig trenches about 48 inches deep and up to 12 inches wide, but some heavy-duty trenchers allow you to dig trenches as deep as 6 feet and as wide as 16 inches.

### Can I use a chainsaw to dig a trench?

Yes, you could trench with a chainsaw, for a while at least.

How big does a 5 foot trencher get?

The last 20 inch 5 feet trencher I dealt we can go 15-20 feet per minuite the most due the hard clay it kinda slow us down a little. We sub our trenches out since they are usually 1000+ ft. Our sub has a case 860 trencher that will do 12″ wide, 5ft deep, and very fast.

## How long does it take for a trencher to run?

Did (excavation sub) 140ish feet a week ago in 5 hours. If you are doing it yourself, get something bigger. If you get a decent one, you should be able to do 1 – 1.75 feet a minute. Good conditions and a straight line 2-3 hours with our ditch witch. Electricity is Amazing! Never seen our walk behind run. We use our trencher often.

How big is an E-Z Trench trencher?

E-Z Trench Groundsaw trenchers are built for durability and performance. The Groundsaw EZ9000 will trench 100 feet in approximately five minutes. The on-the-go depth adjustment enables the operator to dig a trench 2.5-inch wide from zero to 13 inches deep.

### How long does it take to dig a trench with a 350 excavator?

Welcome to HeavyEquipmentForums.com!! ALL NEW MEMBERS PLEASE READ THIS FIRST!!! Discussion in ‘ Jobsite Coordination ‘ started by bigrig, May 2, 2010 . Was wondering how many feet you can dig in a 12 hour day with a 350 excavator. trench to be 10′ deep top 5’ sloped at 45. or is a 270 excavator just as fast?