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Ditch Witch Zahn R230
March 31, 2008

The Ditch Witch Zahn R230 power unit includes a 23-hp Kohler gas engine, operator’s console, and articulation joint that enables the front end to perform like a dedicated unit. The two-wheel-drive R230 powers two types of front-end trenchers, while its four-wheel-drive InterChange counterpart accepts up to seven types of front ends: trencher, plow, dumper, tiller, backhoe, stump grinder, and a tool carrier that can drive more than 40 quick-change attachments. The InterChange connection is just one of the many innovative features of the R230. Its articulation joint and fully hydraulic, articulated steering provide unmatched maneuverability, enabling the operator to easily trench a curve around trees, swimming pools, and other obstacles that utility workers and landscapers inevitably come across. At only 36 inches (914 mm) wide, the compact Zahn R230 enables the operator to get in, out, and around the tightest jobsites with ease. Options like dual wheels and 20-inch (508 mm) urethane-filled, flat-proof tires make the Zahn R230 slightly wider but more productive and stable.