First designed in 1996, the Baby Side Arm Ditcher is an inexpensive and efficient machine used to clean roadside and drainage ditches. Tackling any soil condition, the Baby Side Arm’s versatility allows it to be used for any drainage application.

Key Features
  • Operates with 90-150 HP tractor
  • 26″ 5-paddle impeller contains hard-surfacing and is designed to be resurfaced as it wears
  • Contains 2 shear bolts in the PTO should an immovable object be stuck
  • Equipped with jack stand for easy hook-up and disconnection
  • 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
  • Cleans 1 mile of ditch every hour, removing 7-8″ of soil with a 100 HP tractor
  • Reaches 10.5′ from tractor’s center and nearly 5′ deep in a ditch
Recommended HP Speed90 HP to 150 HP
Power Take-Off (PTO)Series 55, 1000 RPM with shear bolt protection
1-3/8-21 spline
Optional: 1-3/4-20 spline 1000 RPM or 1-3/8-6 spline 540 RPM
Hitch TypeCat II or III quick hitch
Impeller Wheel26" 5-paddle impeller
Rear Shoe (dragplate)
Approximate shipping weight4,300-5,000 lbs.
Gearbox5/16″ material with double 80 roller chain, oil bath, external idler tension adjustment
Depth of cutUp to 12" per single pass
Width of cut
Volume of soil moved with 100 HP tractorUp to 8" over 1 mile ditch per hour
Optional Add OnsTail wheel assembly
Laser or GPS control
Electronic/Hydraulic valve