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Designed to conquer a variety of complex landscape and irrigation projects, the Ditch Witch SK1550 is the company's largest and most powerful mini skid steer model. Powered by a 44-hp Tier IV Yanmar diesel engine, the machine directs 34.5 hp is to the attachment, allowing it to complete tasks typically suited for traditional skid steer loaders, including tree handling and sod transfer.
The SK1550 offers a 1,558-lb-rated operating capacity to lift heavier loads — more than 50 percent higher capacity than other mini skid steers in its size class, according to the manufacturer.
The durable design provides a smooth ride and offers enhanced maneuverability on rough terrains. A 332- sq. in. ergonomic operator platform comes standard with dual-lever ground drive controls, allowing the operator to independently control each track for precise mobility. Additionally, the unit is equipped with a 4.7-mph ground drive speed for increased jobsite cycle times.
For more information, visit https://www.ditchwitch.com/mini-skid-steer/mini-skid-steer/sk1550.
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