Ditch Witch® RT12

Step in front of the competition

Features & Specs

  • Skid-steer-style steering
  • High-flotation tires and heavy-duty tracks both available
  • Beltless hydraulic system



Complete with an 11.7-hp Honda engine and heavy-duty drive linkage, the Ditch Witch® RT12 stands above the competition as the walk-behind of choice.

Dig trenches with newfound efficiency and speed with the RT12 walk-behind trencher, a top-line machine that offers both versatility and durability.

Plow through soil with the strong Honda engine, reduce maintenance thanks to built-in hydraulic mechanics, and enjoy incredible traction over debris-heavy terrain.


  • Drive linkage and other components designed for toughness and easy maintenance
  • Consistent performance thanks to outboard bearing support that stabilizes and supports the headshaft and auger
  • Beltless hydraulic engineering reduces maintenance while boosting stability
  • Skid-steer-style steering for added mobility and intuitiveness
  • Accessible controls grouped at operator station for added convenience and productivity
  • Choose high-flotation tires or heavy-duty tracks to best meet your needs
  • Field-proven axle and steel deck specifically created for Ditch Witch® walk-behind trenchers
  • Increased stability and leverage from solid-rubber trail wheel
  • Compatibility with 10-tooth sprockets for increased torque against tough terrain


It could be yours! Contact a Ditch Witch Northwest Dealer today for buying options.

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