Ditch Witch® Active Head

Indispensable power and control in an economical design.

Features & Specs

  • Replaceable wear rings and bit shaft
  • 200% more clamp load than same-class models
  • Debris-blocking tailcone for added longevity and onsite consistency



Get the ball rolling with HammerHead-grade piercing tools. Available in multiple diameters and featuring the latest innovations in hand-held drilling equipment, these active heads make short work of hard and soft soils.

Available in multiple sizes that range from 2 to 3.5 inches, the HammerHead Active Head piecing tool provides class-leading power and control.

Optimized for difficult ground conditions, Active Head piercing tools feature a double strike system to increase drilling on all surfaces.

Consistency matches raw capability thanks to an intuitive valve whip, striker wear rings, and debris-free tailcone that minimize technical and operational problems already covered by Ditch Witch Northwest’s dedicated 24/7 support.


  • Replaceable wear rings and bit shaft and head encourage durability and high performance
  • Specially made wear rings have higher abrasion resistance than competitors
  • Heavy striker for added force and impact
  • Patented quarter-turn reverse locks decrease directional mishaps when drilling
  • Tailcone designed to block debris from entering tool body
  • Available models range in size from 2 to 3.5 inches
  • 2-year HammerHead warranty
  • Clamped rear anvil provides 200% more clamp than same-class models


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