Standard & Offset Ditchers

From coupler to cutter head, AMCO makes a better Ditcher. Our Ditchers are reliability tested, field proven, and perform in wet or dry conditions. Rebuild and contour terraces, clear roadside ditches, or direct water away from crops with this top-performing tool.

Standard Ditcher

We have five Standard Ditcher models to choose from: AD5, AD10, AD20, AD30, and AD35. All models are shipped from the factory completely assembled and ready for work.

Standard Ditchers feature:

  • Four replaceable high-carbon steel cutter heads that have been heat treated and rotate at 740 RPM. Driving the cutter head is a dual, heavy-duty, endless double #80 roller chain with 1″ pitch that runs continuously in a sealed oil bath
  • A chain drive constructed of 6″ x 10″ x ¼” tubing welded into the rigid, one-piece, all-welded main frame. Each chain drive also has an adjustable idler sprocket with case-hardened teeth
  • A-frame construction with category II and III 3-point hitches and quick-hitch compatibility
  • Our standard parking stands that allow you to park your Ditcher in the upright position for easy connect and disconnect
  • AMCO’s standard buster shank to rip through tough dirt, allowing penetration to the desired depth and clean passage for the cutter head
  • A standard adjustable skid so you can dig ditches in single or multiple passes

Offset Ditcher 

The AMCO Offset Ditcher gives farmers the ability to dig drainage ditches for improved water drainage in any crop or soil type. Its unique design allows the Offset Ditcher to run directly behind the left rear tractor tire so the ditch is dug in the track rather than between the two tracks as with a conventional ditcher. We have three Offset Ditcher models to choose from: AD5-OS, AD10-OS, and AD20-OS.

 

Offset Ditchers feature:

  • Robust frame
  • Easy functionality
  • Heavy-duty, endless double #80 roller chain that runs continuously in a sealed oil bath
  • Optional skid plate available in standard or concave options; the skid plate mount is located on the rear of the ditcher to keep debris and mud from building up around the bearing
  • Standard buster shank
  • Available in 540 and 1,000 PTO

See the Offset Ditcher in action 

 

ModelApprox. HP RecommendationCutter HeadChain Drive With Adjustable Idler SprocketUniversal Drive (telescoping and fully shielded, dual #80 chain)
AD5 or AD5-OS (540 PTO) Designed for use on tractors from 50 to 110 PTO hp Adjustable 18″ to 20″ Shafts are 2-3/16″ diameter high-carbon steel; top sprockets with 22 teeth and bottom sprockets with 16 teeth are case hardened 1-3/8″ 6-spline; quick coupler connects to tractor PTO shaft

AD10 or AD10-OS (1,000 PTO)


AD20 or AD20-OS (1,000 PTO)

Designed for use on tractors from 80 to 150 PTO hp Adjustable 18″ to 20″ Shafts are 2-3/16″ diameter high-carbon steel; top sprockets with 16 teeth and bottom sprockets with 22 teeth are case hardened 1-3/8″ 21-spline (AD10) or 1-3/4 20-spline (AD20); quick coupler connects to tractor PTO shaft

AD30 (1,000 PTO)


AD35 (1,000 PTO)

Designed for use on tractors from 80 to 150 PTO hp 26″ Shafts are 2-3/16″ diameter high-carbon steel; top sprockets with 16 teeth and bottom sprockets with 22 teeth are case hardened 1-3/8″ 21-spline (AD30) or 1-3/4 20-spline (AD35); quick coupler connects to tractor PTO shaft