Ditch Witch JT1220 Mach 1

By Mike Anderson, Senior Editor | September 28, 2010

Ditch Witch JT1220 Mach 1 HDDEven boasting a high horsepower among the models competing in the 12,000-pound class of horizontal directional drilling machines, the Ditch Witch JT1220 Mach 1 (pictured) produces less than 100 dB(A) of noise, allowing contractors to work longer hours in congested commercial or residential areas. Although a compact unit, the JT1220 Mach 1 boasts an innovative pipeloader design and strong maneuverable undercarriage system. The larger Ditch Witch JT2020 Mach 1, with 20,000 pounds of pulling power, combines quiet operation with a high ratio of power to size. A rack-and-pinion thrust system provides outstanding power transfer and performance to perform a variety of tasks.