The BEST Hand-Held Trenching Machine


Trenching On Easy Mode With The GeoRipper Mini Trencher

Transform the way you approach small-scale trenching projects with the GeoRipper mini trencher, now available throughout Utah. Designed specifically for landscape contractors, utility companies, and more.  This powerful handheld tool drastically reduces the time and labor associated with traditional trenching methods. Whether you're installing irrigation systems, laying electrical lines, or setting up low-voltage lighting, the GeoRipper makes the process faster, cleaner, and more efficient.

The Fastest & Easiest Way To Dig Small Trenches

What GeoRipper Users Say...


Why Choose The GeoRipper For Your Trenching Projects?

Unlock unparalleled efficiency with the GeoRipper mini trencher. This tool allows you to complete trenching projects significantly faster than traditional methods. Its design ensures that you can swiftly navigate through various soil types, reducing physical strain and maximizing productivity on the job.

The GeoRipper is engineered to operate with precision, ensuring minimal disruption to the surrounding landscape. This is crucial for maintaining the aesthetic integrity of your project area while conducting necessary underground installations. It’s the ideal tool for working in developed areas where preserving the existing landscape is essential.

Investing in the GeoRipper mini trencher means reduced labor costs and quicker project turnaround times. With the ability to complete more projects in less time, the GeoRipper pays for itself within just one or two jobs, making it a smart financial decision for any landscaping business.

The GeoRipper is not just limited to one type of job. It’s perfect for a wide range of applications including digging trenches for sprinkler lines, electric lines, conduits, and low voltage lighting projects. This versatility makes it an invaluable tool for landscape contractors looking to expand their service offerings.

Ease of use is at the forefront of the GeoRipper’s design. Its user-friendly nature allows contractors to operate the tool with minimal training. Maintenance is straightforward, ensuring the trencher remains in optimal condition, ready for the next job.

Constructed with high-quality materials, the GeoRipper is built to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty trenching work. It is a reliable tool that landscape professionals can depend on, no matter the complexity or scale of the trenching project.


The GeoRipper Tackles Trenching Projects With Ease!

The BEST Tool For Small Trenching Projects

Voted By A Ton Of Users!

Landscape Contractors

Installation of irrigation systems and drainage lines, perfect for the GeoRipper’s ability to dig precise trenches quickly.

Electrical Contractors

Laying low-voltage wiring for outdoor lighting, garden lights, and electric gates, where minimal landscape disruption is essential.

Plumbing Contractors

Installing outdoor plumbing lines or making repairs that require trenching in tight spaces.

Construction Companies

Quick excavation for footings, foundations, and utility installations on sites where large equipment is impractical.

Gas and Water Utility Companies

Emergency repairs and installations of gas and water lines, benefiting from the GeoRipper's quick and efficient trenching.

Telecommunications Contractors

Trenching for fiber optic cables and telecommunications lines, speeding up infrastructure deployment.

Golf Courses and Sports Facilities

Installation of drainage systems or cables, where preserving the aesthetic of the landscape is crucial.

Discover The GeoRipper Advantage

As we wrap up our exploration of the GeoRipper mini trencher, it's clear that this tool is a game-changer for anyone involved in trenching and excavation projects. With its robust performance, ease of use, and cost-effective operation, the GeoRipper is designed to enhance the productivity of a wide range of professionals.

Who Should Consider the GeoRipper?

  • Landscape Contractors: For those who regularly install irrigation systems or landscape lighting, the GeoRipper is indispensable.  Trenches can be dug within minutes, not hours!
  • Utility Workers: Ideal for quick and efficient laying of gas, water, or electrical lines with minimal disruption.
  • Construction Professionals: An excellent choice for making quick work of foundational trenches or installing utility services on new builds.
  • Municipal and Maintenance Crews: Perfect for small-scale public works projects, including road repairs and installations of urban infrastructure.

Key Benefits Revisited

  • Efficiency: Complete projects in a fraction of the time it takes with traditional methods.
  • Precision: Create clean, precise trenches with minimal effort, preserving the aesthetics of your project site.
  • Reduced Labor Costs: With faster completion times, labor costs are significantly lowered, allowing the GeoRipper to pay for itself within just a couple of jobs.
  • Versatility: Capable of handling a variety of soil types and conditions, the GeoRipper is adaptable to nearly any small to medium-scale trenching task.
  • Ease of Maintenance: Simple to maintain and designed for longevity, ensuring it remains a reliable part of your toolkit for years to come.

We invite landscape contractors, utility professionals, and anyone who values efficiency and quality in their work to consider the GeoRipper for their next project.

To learn more about how the GeoRipper can transform your operations or to place an order, please reach out to our team. Let the GeoRipper take the hard work out of trenching and help you focus on what you do best—delivering outstanding results with every project.

Do You Have Questions?

The GeoRipper is ideal for a variety of small to medium trenching projects. It is perfect for installing irrigation systems, electrical lines, low-voltage lighting, and conduits. Landscape contractors, utility workers, and anyone needing efficient trenching in tight spaces will find it exceptionally useful.

That depends on your model. GeoRipper 616, 716 and 816 models can trench up to 16" deep. This is easily done in combination with EZ Kart. If trenching by hand, 12-14" is comfortable. GeoRipper 620, 720 and 820 models can trench up to 20" deep. This is easily done in combination with EZ Kart. If trenching by hand, 18" is comfortable. GeoRipper 827 models can trench up to 27" deep. This is easily done in combination with EZ Kart. If trenching by hand, 24" is possible. EZ Kart comes standard with all GeoRipper 827 models. It is recommended to use EZ Kart when operating GeoRipper 827 models.

The NATIONAL AVERAGE for GeoRipper digging chains is 1,000 lineal feet. What does this mean? Many operators get less than 1,000 lineal feet, and many get more. The majority of operators fall around 1,000 lineal feet. Digging life is determined by three factors: Digging depth, Soil type, and Operator. There is a learning curve. Once the operator is familiar and confortable with the machine, chain life might increase. Unfortunately we have not figured out how to change digging depth or soil type. Your results may vary. But never fear! We include 2 chains with each machine to allow for the learning curve. Just make sure to buy before you run out!

The GeoRipper significantly reduces the physical effort and time required compared to manual digging. It can complete jobs up to five times faster than using a shovel, with far less disruption to the landscape.

Yes, the GeoRipper is designed with ease of use in mind. It’s lightweight and handheld, making it easy to maneuver and operate in tight spaces without special training.

The GeoRipper is effective in a variety of soil types, including hard and rocky terrains. Its durable chains are designed to handle tough conditions, though pre-assessment of the soil is recommended for optimal performance.

GeoRipper will not dig through solid rock or concrete. It will dig up loose rock about the size of an adult fist. A up and down "sawing" action will help to bring up the larger, fist-sized, rocks, otherwise GeoRipper will dig up and expel smaller rocks with ease. Larger rocks can easily be avoided and the operator can return with a rock bar to pry the larger rocks from the ground.

Absolutely! GeoRipper's digging chain is designed specifically to trench through tree roots up to 3" in diameter and below grade. Our digging chains are self-sharpening. It may take 10-20 minutes of digging in soil before the teeth are ready to chip through roots. GeoRipper is not a chainsaw and shall not perform like one. Chipping through large tree roots takes patience. It will not move through large tree roots as fast as a chainsaw.

Regular maintenance includes cleaning the machine after each use, checking and tightening any loose parts, and replacing the trenching chain as needed. This ensures optimal performance and longevity of your GeoRipper.

Safety is a priority with the GeoRipper. It features safety shields and an emergency stop mechanism. However, operators should always use appropriate personal protective equipment and follow the safety guidelines provided in the manual.

Regular inspections should be done to ensure all parts are tight and the surface is free of debris. The area around the trampoline should be kept clear of tools and toys.

Yes, the GeoRipper comes with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty covering defects in materials and workmanship.