Rippeon Equipment Co., Maryland

Toro TRX-16 Walk-Behind Trencher (22972)

TRX-16 Walk-Behind Trencher (22972) for sale at Rippeon Equipment Co., Maryland. Serving your new and used equipment needs from Baltimore, Frederick, Gaithersburg, and Westminster, MD.

Toro TRX-16 Walk-Behind Trencher (22972) for sale at Rippeon Equipment Co., Maryland

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Toro TRX-16 Walk-Behind Trencher (22972) for sale at Rippeon Equipment Co., Maryland



Track Design
• Allows for zero turn capability
• Provides a low center of gravity and large footprint
• Increased stability on side hills
• Eliminates tire ruts and flat tires
• Operates in wet & soft ground conditions.

Exclusive Toro TRX Control System
Easy-to-use control system doesn't require jerk-style steering like handle bar trenchers. Three simple controls operate all traction and trenching functions. Simple controls are easy for beginners to learn quickly. Similar to Dingo TX and STX stump grinder.

Kawasaki Twin-Cylinder Engine
Powerful Kawasaki engines deliver the performance you have come to expect from Toro. The Kawasaki twin-cylinder engine means your trencher will be reliable and easy-to-start. The large oil reservoir maintains a cooler running engine while prolonging engine life.

Heavy-Duty Remote Air Cleaner
Reduces engine wear and improves performance. Heavy-duty remote air filter standard on TRX-26.

TRX Pivoting Trencher Head
Pivoting head provides high ground clearance during transport.


  • Engine
    14.5 HP (10 kW) Kawasaki® FS481V, V-Twin
  • Engine Oil Capacity
    1.8 quarts (1.7 liters)
  • Flow
    10 gpm (38 LPM) auxiliary. 9.5 gpm (36 LPM) each traction circuit
  • Fuel Capacity
    2.1 gallons (7.9 liters)
  • Headshaft Speed
    226 RPM w/385 ft/lbs (522 N) of torque
  • Hour Meter
  • Hydraulic Oil Capacity
    6.3 gallons (23.8 L)
  • Hydraulic System Pressure
    2900 psi (200 BAR)
  • Pivoting Trencher Head
    Provides high ground clearance during transport
  • Track
    5.9" (15 cm) wide - endless nylon reinforced rubber track
  • Transport Speed
    3.1 mph (5 km/h) fwd, 1.2 mph (2.4 km/h) rev. 273 ft/min (83 m/min)/ 132/ft/min (40 m/min)
  • Wheelbase
    23" (58 cm)

Accessories and Attachments

4" (10.2 cm), 6" (15.2 cm) and 8" (20.3 cm)* chain widths available:
Soil & Cup Chains
Rock & Cup Combo Chains
Shark (Rock) Chains (4" and 6" only)
Bullet (Alligator) Chains (4" and 6" only)
*Only available for TRX-26

Bore Drive Head
Easily bore under driveways and sidewalks to simplify irrigation and cable installations. Design allows for boring unit to be lowered into the trench to aide in level operation.

Backfill Blade
Installed in less than a minute without tools to allow TRX to complete trenching job. Cut job time and labor by using the TRX to backfill the open trench efficiently.

Custom Trailer
Easy to load on any trailer, including Toro's custom TRX trailer with an easy-to-use, built-in securing system. No need for straps or tie-downs. Tailgate design is safer and makes it easier to load than tilt-bed trailers. Trailer features highway rated tires.

Trencher Boom
24", 36" or 48" reversible booms available

Trencher Crumber
The Toro crumber is designed specifically to make the trench bottom clean and smooth. The crumber follows behind the chain to clean all "crumbs" from the bottom of the trench. The hardend tip of the crumber pulls any loose material back into the chain teeth.