Using the Groundhog T4 trencher for digging trenches
Many construction, landscaping and other firms have to dig a trench frequently for drainage and other applications and are looking for a suitable trencher. So many businesses would like to get information about the groundhog trencher, groundhog trencher parts, groundhog t4 trencher which is recommended by many for digging trenches of depth 12 to 18 inches, depending on the model selected. The groundhog trencher is a chain type compact trencher, which is propelled by the operator and has been designed based on more than 60 years’ experience in digging trenches in the construction and landscaping sector, taking into account the different soil conditions.
All the groundhog trencher parts are high quality and have been designed for a long life, with less maintenance. Tapered roller bearings and a double row of ball bearings have been used for smooth operation, low maintenance. The trencher is made from heavy gauge steel so that it does not get damaged quickly and is powder coated to prevent corrosion. The trencher is user friendly and even operators who are not familiar with the trencher can easily use it for digging trenches. The roller digging chain is solid so that trencher can be used for a longer period of time. The wide pneumatic tires used in the equipment have tubes for greater stability
The groundhog t4 trencher will move only in the direction of the trenching because of the ratchet like mechanism in the equipment, making it easier for the operator to dig the trench quickly. A handle to control depth can be set in any of the three positions while digging, and the auger for side delivery piles up the dirt which has been dug separately, so that it can be easily removed. There are different variations of the trencher available, with different digging depth, engine type and blade. Compared to the 12-inch depth trencher, the digging boom and chain of the 18-inch trencher are proportionately longer. Both blades will dig a 3-inch-wide trench, and there is a provision for digging a 4-inch-wide trench in the 12-inch model.
The different sizes of trenchers are available with carbide tipped shark teeth or carbide tipped bullet teeth depending on the soil where the trenches have to be dug. The shark blade with smaller teeth will quickly and smoothly dig a trench in soft soil with small roots and other objects. The Bullet blade has larger teeth and is more suitable for a rocky terrain. The trencher can be fitted with three different engines, Honda, Subaru, Briggs and Stratton depending on the availability. The trencher has handles built in, so that it can be easily transported from one place to another.