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Hurricane 3-PT 15 Ditcher
Model 3-PT
15 Ditcher

Hurricane 3-PT 20 Ditcher
Model 3-PT
20 Ditcher

Hurricane 3-PT 26 Ditcher
Model 3-PT
26 Ditcher

Hurricane 3-PT Swinger Ditcher
Model 3-PT
Swinger Ditcher


Hurricane 3-PT 42 Ditcher
Model 3-PT
42 Ditcher

Hurricane Model 24 Ditcher
Model
24 Ditcher

Hurricane Baby Side-Arm Ditcher
Model Baby
Side-Arm Ditcher

Hurricane Ditch Angel Ditcher
Model
Ditch Angel Ditcher

Hurricane Side Arm Ditcher
Model Original
Side Arm Ditcher




Hurricane Model 3-PT 15

The Model 3-PT 15 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 15 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.

The 3-PT 15 has a 15" 5-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Re-Surfaced as they Wear. An Optional Ripper Tooth is Available for Running in Extremely Hard or Rocky Conditions.

The Rear Shoe (Dragplate) Gives the Machine Stability, Helps Prevent Gouging, and Helps form the Ditch in Loose or Wet Conditions. A Heavy-Duty Ratchet Jack is Standard for Adjustment of the Dragplate.

The Gearbox Components are Easily Accessible by Removing the Top or Side Cover Plates. The Gearbox Consists of Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, and Double 80 Roller Chain; all Enclosed and Running in an Oil Bath. The External Idler Adjustment is Used to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Soil is Thrown Out the Left Side of the Ditcher and May be Distributed over a 50 foot area; Rocks and Other Debris may go Farther.

Depth of Cut: Up to 10" in a Single Pass and Up to 16" in Multiple Passes with Standard 15" 5 - Paddle Impeller; Up to 20" in Multiple Passes with Optional 20" 6 - Paddle Impeller.

Options for the 3-PT 15: 20" 6-Paddle Impeller; Ripper Tooth; Deflector Shield; 540 RPM PTO.


3-PT 15 SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 15" Diameter with 5 Paddles; Optional 20" Diameter with 6 Paddles
Hitch Cat. II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approx. 800 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 1,050 lbs. with Optional Components
HP Required 50 HP to 140 HP
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/8-6 Spline, 540 RPM



Hurricane Model 3-PT 20

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.

The 3-PT 20 has a 20" 6-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Re-Surfaced as they Wear. An Optional Ripper Tooth is Available for Running in Extremely Hard or Rocky Conditions. The Optional Deflector Shield Allows Soil to be Placed 4' to 8' from the Machine to Build a Diversion or Small Terrace. The Deflector Shield can Also be Used to Fill Ditches Washed Along Outer Edges of Waterways.

Also Available for the 3-PT 20 is an Optional 18" Cutting Edge with Shear Bolts, 20" Impeller and 4 Replaceable Hardened Paddles with Shear Bolts. The Cutting Edge Slices Soil Loose, Reducing Shock and Vibration on the Impeller and Other Moving Parts, Maximizing Machine Life. It also Allows for Multiple Passes to Widen or Slope your Ditch.

The 3-PT 20 Can be Used in any Soil Condition and is Ideal for Running in Extremely Trashy or Wet Conditions. More Paddles on the Impeller Results in Less Shock on the Ditcher and Tractor Resulting in Smoother Ditching and Increased Machine Life.

The Rear Shoe (Drag-Plate) Gives the Machine Stability, Helps Prevent Gouging, and helps form the Ditch in Loose or Wet Conditions. A Heavy-Duty Ratchet Jack is Standard for Adjustment of the Drag-Plate.

The Gearbox Components are Easily Accessible by Removing the Top or Side Cover Plates. The Gearbox Consists of Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, and Double 80 Roller Chain; all Enclosed and Running in an Oil Bath. The External Idler Adjustment is Used to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Soil is Thrown Out the Left Side and May be Distributed Over a 50 Foot Area; Rocks and Other Debris may Go Farther.


3-PT 20 Shown with Deflector Shield, Cutting Edge and 4-Paddle Impeller

Depth of Cut: Up to 10" in a Single Pass; Up to 20" in Multiple Passes with Standard 20" 6-Paddle Impeller; Up to 16" in Multiple Passes with Optional 15" 5-Paddle Impeller.

Options for the 3-PT 20: 15" 5-Paddle Impeller; Ripper Tooth; Deflector Shield; 18" Cutting Edge with 20" 4-Paddle Impeller; 540 RPM PTO.


3-PT 20 SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 20" Diameter with 6 Paddles; Optional 15" Diameter with 5 Paddles; Optional 20" Diameter with 4 Paddles and 18" Cutting edge
Hitch Cat. II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approx. 900 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 1,150 lbs. with Optional Components
HP Required 60 HP to 140 HP
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/8-6 Spline, 540 RPM



Hurricane Model 3-PT 26

The Model 3-PT 26 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 26 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.

The 3-PT 26 has a 5-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Resurfaced as they Wear. To Protect it from Damage when Larger Objects are Hit, the 3-PT 26 has a Shear Bolt in the 26" Impeller.

An Optional Ripper Tooth is Available for Running in Extremely Hard or Rocky Conditions. The Optional Deflector Shield Allows Soil to be Placed 4' to 8' from the Machine to Build a Diversion or Small Terrace. The Deflector Shield can also be Used to Fill Ditches Washed Along Outer Edges of Waterways.

The Rear Shoe (Dragplate) gives the Machine Stability, Helps Prevent Gouging, and Helps form the Ditch in Loose or Wet Conditions. A Heavy-Duty Ratchet Jack is Standard for Adjustment of the Dragplate.

The Gearbox Components are Easily Accessible by Removing the Top or Side Cover Plates. The Gearbox Consists of Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, and Double 80 Roller Chain; all Enclosed and Running in an Oil Bath. The External Idler Adjustment is Used to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Depth of Cut: Up to 10" in a Single Pass; Up to 26" in Multiple Passes.
Options for the 3-PT 26: Ripper Tooth; Deflector Shield.


3-PT 26 SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 26" Diameter with 5 Paddles
Hitch Cat. II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approx. 1,000 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 1,250 lbs. with Optional Components
HP Required 80 HP to 140 HP
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM



Hurricane Model 3-PT Swinger

The "SWINGER" is a 3-Point Hitch Mounted Machine Designed to be Used as an Offset Ditcher. It can be Operated Behind Either Tractor Tire or any Position In Between. Like all Hurricane 3-Point Models, the SWINGER is Equipped with Parking Stands for Easy Hook-Up and Disconnection. It Can be Used with Cat II or III Hitch by Moving the Bushings to the Desired Location.

An 8" Stroke Cylinder and a 50-Degree Constant Velocity (CV) Joint Allow the Ditcher's "Swinging" Action.

The SWINGER has a Standard 20" 6-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Resurfaced as they Wear. For Smaller Applications, an Optional 15" 5-Paddle Impeller is Available.

The Rear Shoe (Dragplate) gives the Machine Stability, helps Prevent Gouging, and Helps form the Ditch in Loose or Wet Conditions. A Heavy-Duty Ratchet Jack is Standard for Adjustment of the Dragplate.

The Gearbox Components are Easily Accessible by Removing the Top or Side Cover Plates. The Gearbox Consists of Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, and Double 80 Roller Chain; all Enclosed and Running in an Oil Bath. The External Idler Adjustment is Used to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Soil is thrown out the left side of the ditcher and may be distributed over a 50 foot area; rocks and other debris may go farther.

Depth of cut: up to 10 inches in a single pass; up to 20 inches in multiple passes with standard 20" 6-paddle impeller; up to 16 inches in multiple passes with optional 15" 5-paddle impeller.
Options for the SWINGER: 15" 5-paddle impeller; 540 RPM PTO.


3-PT 26 SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 26" Diameter with 5 Paddles
Hitch Cat. II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approx. 1,000 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 1,250 lbs. with Optional Components
HP Required 80 HP to 140 HP
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM



Hurricane Model 3-PT 42

The 3-PT 42 is our Newest and Largest 3-Point Ditcher. It is Designed to Work in Extremely Trashy Conditions such as Sod or Stalks. The Standard Ripper Tooth is Designed to Loosen Debris and/or Hard, Dry Soil for Smoother Machine Operation. The Standard Rotating Single Tail Wheel or the Optional Double Tail Wheel Helps Maintain Grade Accuracy.

The 42" 9-Paddle Impeller Wheel (Digging Wheel) Consists of 9 Heat Treated Cutting Edges and 9 Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Resurfaced as they Wear. It Does have Shear Bolts Should a Large Immovable Object be Struck.

The Gearbox Components are Easily Accessible by Removing the Rear or Side Access Cover Plates. The Gearboxes Consist of Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, and Double 80 Roller Chain; all Enclosed and Running in an Oil Bath. The External Idler Adjustments are Used to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Soil is Thrown out the Left Side of the Ditcher and May be Thrown over a 60 Foot Area; Rocks and Other Debris may Go Farther. The Optional Terracing Shield Allows Soil to be Placed 7 to 30 Feet from the Machine for the Building or Maintenance of Waterways and Terraces.

Depth of Cut: up to 10" in a Single Pass; Up to 27" in Multiple Passes.
Options for the 3-PT 42: Terracing Shield; Rotating Double Tail Wheel Assembly; Laser Bracket and Mast.


3-PT 42 SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series 1000 RPM 1-3/4-20 Spline with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearboxes Rear: 1/2" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment;
Front: 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 42" Diamaeter with 9 Heat Treated Cutting Edges and 9 Hard-Surfaced Paddles
Hitch Cat. II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approx. 3,700 lbs. with Single Tail Wheel Assembly; Approx. 4,200 lbs. with Double Tail Wheel Assembly



Hurricane Model 24 Ditcher-Terracer


Shown with Terracing Shield

The Model 24 is a Pull-Type Ditcher-Terracer Designed to Make Surface Drainage Ditches, to Construct and Clean Waterways, and to Build and Maintain Terraces Using your own Farm Tractor.

The Model 24 has a 36" 4-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with a 24" Cutting Edge. The Paddles are Made of T1 Steel for Longer Life, but are Easily Replaceable When Worn. The Cutting Edge is also Easily Replaceable When Worn. The Optional Terracing Shield with Extension Controls Dirt for Building and Reshaping Terraces. It Allows Soil to be Placed Within 7 Feet of the Machine or Controlled Up to 30 Feet for Broad Based Terraces. The Optional Deflector Shield Allows Soil to be Placed Within 7 to 12 Feet of the Machine.

Hydraulic Depth Control Utilizes the Rear Wheels to Maintain Grade and to Give a Smooth, Flat Bottom to the Ditch. Telescoping Axles on the Rear Wheels Allow Easier Straddling of Ditches and Increases the Machine's Stability when Using it with the Terracing Shield. The Standard Depth Gauge Enables Accurate Cuts with Each Pass. The Model 24 is Also Easily Laser Adaptable for More Precise Grade Control.

With a 100 HP tractor, the Model 24 can move up to 5 tons of dirt per minute; with a 140 HP tractor, up to 18 cubic yards of dirt per minute can be moved. This allows the operator to clean a 1,000 foot waterway, 30 feet wide by 1 foot deep every 2-1/2 hours. A 1/4 mile of terrace can be reshaped every hour with 140 HP widening the channel 15 feet and raising the terrace 15 inches.

The gearbox components are easily accessible by removing the back cover plate. The gearbox consists of large shafts, heavy-duty sprockets and bearings, and double 80 roller chain; all enclosed and running in an oil bath. The external idler adjustment is used to maintain proper chain tension.

Soil is thrown out the left side of the ditcher and may be distributed over a 100 foot area; rocks and other debris may go farther.

Depth of Cut: Up to 10 inches in a single pass and up to 28 inches in multiple passes.
Options for the Model 24: Terracing shield with extension; deflector shield.


MODEL 24 SPECIFICATIONS
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM
SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 1/2" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 36" Diameter with 4 Paddles; 24" Cutting Edge; Optional Heavy-Debris Paddles
Hitch Standard; Optional Cat Block Hitch
Weight Approximately 3,200 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 3,600 lbs. with Optional Components; Tongue Weight Approximately 1,200 lbs.
HP Required 100 HP to 180 HP



Hurricane Baby Side-Arm Ditcher

The "Baby Side-Arm" was Designed to Clean and Maintain Roadside Ditches and Other Drainage Ditches that Cannot be Safely Straddled with Other Ditching Equipment. It's 26" 5-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) is Ruggedly Designed to Operate in Ditches Containing Sod, Water, Roots and Other Debris without Damage to the Machine. It Contains a Shear Bolt to Protect the Ditcher and Tractor Should an Immovable Object be Struck.

The Counterweight can be Positioned Manually for a Narrower Transport Width. The Optional Tail Wheels (Crazy Wheels) help Support the Weight of the Machine and add Stability While Operating the Machine.

The Baby Side-Arm is Cat II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable. With Optional Tail Wheel Assembly, the Top Link is Designed to Telescope Allowing the Machine to Float, Instead of Being Hooked Rigid, while Being Operated on Rough Terrain.

The 26" 5-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) Contains 5 Hard-Surfaced Paddles that are Designed to be Re-Surfaced as They Wear.

The Baby Side-Arm can be Operated at a Distance of 5 Feet to 10 Feet from the Center of the Tractor and at a Depth of Up to 5 Feet.

Operating the Baby Side-Arm with a 100 HP Tractor, 1 Mile of Ditch can be Cleaned Every Hour, Removing 7 to 8 Inches of Soil from the Bottom.

Options for the Baby Side-Arm: Hydraulic Deflector (Allows Control of Soil Throw from Inside the Tractor Cab); Deflector Extension (Allows Soil to be Bermed or Piled Close to the Ditch Rather than Thrown); Tail Wheel (Crazy Wheel) Assembly; 540 RPM PTO.


BABY SIDE-ARM SPECIFICATIONS
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/8-6 Spline, 540 RPM
SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 26" Diameter with 5 Paddles
Hitch Standard; Optional Cat Block Hitch
Weight Approximately 3,200 lbs. without Optional Components; Approximately 3,600 lbs. with Optional Components; Tongue Weight Approximately 1,200 lbs.
HP Required 100 HP to 180 HP



Hurricane Ditch Angel Ditcher

The Ditch Angel is a Right-Hand Side-Arm Ditcher/Mower Designed for Cleaning and Maintaining Roadside Ditches and for Mowing Roadsides. The Ditcher Operates in Dry or Wet Conditions and Throws Soil out the Right Side of the Machine Over a 50 Foot Area; Rocks and Other Debris May go Farther.

The Ditch Angel has a Standard 26" 5-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) with Hard-Surfaced Paddles Designed to be Re-Surfaced as they Wear. The Impeller contains a Shear Bolt to Protect the Ditcher and Tractor Should an Immovable Object be Struck. The Ditcher can be Operated at a Distance of 5 Feet to 11 Feet from the Center of the Tractor and at a Depth of Up to 5 Feet.

The Optional 5 Foot Brush Mower is Interchangeable with the Standard 26" Impeller. The Mower is Designed to Cut Brush Up to 2-1/2" in Diameter and can be Used to Mow Inside Banks, Outside Banks or Up in Trees. It Can Reach 14 Feet from the Center of the Machine Out to the Side and 14 Feet above the Ground Surface.

The Arms (Gearboxes) contain Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, Reversible Gear Drive, and Double 80 Roller Chain. Each Arm Contains Oil for Chain Lubrication and an External Idler Adjustment to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

The Ditch Angel is Cat II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable. With the Optional Tail Wheel Assembly, the Top Link is Designed to Telescope Allowing the Machine to Float, instead of Being Hooked Rigid, while Being Operated on Rough Terrain.

The Standard Counterweight is Manually Adjustable; it is Necessary to Extend the Counterweight Outward when Using the Brush Mower to Keep the Machine in Balance. The Optional Tail Wheels (Crazy Wheels) help Support the Weight of the Machine and add Stability while Operating the Machine.

Options for the Ditch Angel: Hydraulic Deflector (Allows Control of Soil throw from Inside the Tractor Cab); Deflector Extension (Allows Soil to be Bermed or Piled Close to the Ditch Rather than Thrown); Tail Wheel Assembly; 5 Foot Brush Mower; 540 RPM PTO.


DITCH ANGEL SPECIFICATIONS
*PTO DETAILS
Standard 1-3/8-21 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/4-20 Spline, 1000 RPM
Optional 1-3/8-6 Spline, 540 RPM
SPECIFICATIONS
PTO* 55 Series PTO with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End
Gearbox 5/16" Material with Double 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 26" Diameter with 5 Paddles
Hitch Cat II or III Quick Hitch Adaptable; Telescoping Top Link
Weight Approximately 4,900 lbs. with Impeller; Approximately 5,400 lbs. with 5 Foot Brush Mower; add Approximately 700 lbs. for Optional Tail Wheel Assembly.
HP Required 90 HP to 150 HP



Hurricane Original Side Arm Ditcher

The Original Side-Arm, the Largest of our Three Side-Arm Models, was Designed to Clean and Maintain Roadside Ditches and Other Ditches that Cannot be Safely Straddled with Other Ditching Equipment. It's Unique Working Operation Allows Ditches Containing Sod, Water, Roots and Other Debris including Hard, Dry Dirt to be Cleaned without Damage to the Machine.

The 42" 9-Paddle Impeller (Digging Wheel) is Ruggedly Designed to Take the Punishment it Will Receive in Roadside Ditches. It does, however, have Two Shear Bolts if a Large Immovable Object is Struck. The Impeller Contains 9 Heat Treated Cutting Edges Along with 9 Hard-Surfaced Paddles Designed to be Resurfaced as they Wear. Soil is Thrown out the Left Side of the Ditcher and may be Distributed over a 65 Foot Area; Rocks and Other Debris may go Farther.

The Standard Counter Balance Works in Conjunction with the Extension Arm to Keep the Ditcher Balanced in all Working Positions. The Machine can be Operated at a Distance of 5 Feet to 14 Feet from the Center of the Tractor and at a Depth of 9 Feet to 3 Feet, Respectively.

The Arms (Gearboxes) Contain Large Shafts, Heavy-Duty Sprockets and Bearings, Double 80 Roller Chain (Main Arm), and Triple 80 Roller Chain (Extension Arm). Each Arm Contains Oil for Chain Lubrication and an External Idler Adjustment to Maintain Proper Chain Tension.

Operating the Original Side-Arm Ditcher with a 200 HP Tractor, 1 Mile of Ditch can be Cleaned Every Hour, Removing 10 to 12 Inches of Soil from the Bottom.

Options for the Original Side-Arm: Hydraulic Deflector (Allows Hydraulic Control of the Deflector From Inside the Tractor Cab); Deflector Extension (Allows Soil to be Bermed or Piled Close to the Ditch Rather than Thrown).


ORIGINAL SIDE ARM SPECIFICATIONS
PTO 55 series 1000 RPM with Shear Bolts which Overload at the Tractor End; Standard 1-3/4-20 Spline
Gearbox 3/8" Formed Material with Double 80 and Triple 80 Roller Chain, Oil Bath, External Idler Tension Adjustment
Impeller Wheel 42" Diameter with 9 Heat Treated Cutting Edges and 9 Hard-Surfaced Paddles
Hitch Cat III Quick Hitch Adaptable
Weight Approximately 10,000 lbs.
HP Required 150 HP to 250 HP


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