The model 3-PT 20 3-Point ditcher is designed to provide an economical way to make surface drainage ditches using your own farm tractor.  Like all Hurricane 3-Point models, the 3-PT 20 is equipped with parking stands for easy hook-up and disconnection.  It can be used with Cat II or III quick hitch by moving the bushings to the desired location. Soil will be scattered 20 to 30 feet at left side of machine.

Key Features
  • Ideal for running in extremely trashy or wet conditions
  • Operates with 60-140 HP tractor
  • Allows for multiple passes to widen or slope your ditch
  • Soil can be placed 4′ to 8′ from the machine
  • Equipped with jack stand for easy hook-up and disconnection
  • More paddles on the impeller results in less shock on the ditcher and tractor, thus running smoother and increasing machine life
  • 20″ 6-paddle impeller contains hard-surfacing and is designed to be resurfaced as it wears
  • Dragplate gives machine stability and prevents gouging; includes heavy-duty ratchet jack
  • Gearbox consists of large shafts, heavy-duty sprockets and bearings, and double 80 roller chain, all enclosed and running in an oil bath; use the external idler adjustment for chain tensioning to dramatically increase the life of your equipment
  • Optional deflector shield allows operator to control soil if it needs to be contained for a diversion, small terrace, or simply can’t be thrown
  • Optional ripper tooth to loosen debris and oil for smoother machine operation; designed for running in extremely hard or rocky conditions
Recommended HP Speed60-140 HP
Power Take-Off (PTO)Series 55, 1000 RPM with shear bolt protection
1-3/8-21 spline or 1-3/4-20 spline
Optional: 1-3/8-6 spline 540 RPM
Hitch TypeCat II or III quick hitch
Impeller Wheel20″ 6-paddle impeller
Optional: 15″ 5-paddle impeller
Optional: 20″ 4-paddle and 18″ cutting edge
Rear Shoe (dragplate)Includes heavy-duty ratchet jack
Approximate shipping weight900-1,150 lbs.
Gearbox5/16″ material with double 80 roller chain, oil bath, external idler tension adjustment
Depth of cutUp to 10" in a single pass; up to 20 inches in multiple passes
Up to 16" in multiple passes with optional 15″ 5-paddle impeller
Width of cut21" with standard 6-paddle impeller wheel
18" plus taper on each side with optional scoop attachment and 4-paddle impeller wheel
15"with optional 5-paddle impeller wheel
Volume of soil moved with 80 HP tractorUp to 397 cubic yards per hour (6.5 cubic yards per minute)
Volume of soil moved with 140 HP tractorUp to 611 cubic yards per hour (10.2 cubic yards per minute)
Optional Add OnsRipper tooth
Deflector shield
15″ 5-paddle impeller
20″ 4-paddle impeller with 18″ cutting edge