Right on Track Introducing the Toro® TRX-15 and TRX-19 Trenchers

Updated Apr 5, 2010

Right on Track 
Intoducing the Toro® TRX-15 and TRX-19 Trenchers
Why a Dedicated Trencher from Toro?

  • Customers have experienced success with Dingo® compact utility loader/trencher attachment
  • As we met with rental yards and contractors, they asked if we could build on that success… with trenchers
  • We interviewed owners/operators and identified areas where Toro innovation could improve category/benefit customers

Listening to Our Customers
Interviewed rental yards regarding pain points with existing trenchers

  • Load/unload time
  • Time to trian operators
  • Troubleshooting support

Questioned Contractors on trencher weaknesses

  • Manhandling required to maneuver/transport
  • Complex controls
  • “Yank-style” steering
  • Difficulty cross trenching

Incorporated market feedback throughout Toro”s design

  • Addressed weaknesses
  • Elevated product category through innovation

Walk-behind Trenchers… Toro Style

  • TRX-15
  • 15hp Kawaski
  • Only twin cylinder engine in its class
  • Best performing engine Toro tested
  • Easy to start
  • Quiet
  • 24″ or 36″ boom options


  • TRX-19
  • 19hp Kawaski
  • 24″ or 36″ boom options
  • Hydraulic cooler

Designed to Excel

  • Track driven
  • Dingo TX traction controls
  • Easiest in the industry
  • Maneuverability
  • Stability
  • Performance
  • Toro”s proven reliability

Unmatched Track Design
Increased flotation

  • Maneuvering over rough terrain or loose materials is a breeze
  • Trench straight
  • No flat tires
  • Cross trench with ease

Light Footprint

  • Ground pressure 4.1 psi
  • Minimize collateral damage

Unmatched Controls

  • TRX traction controls
  • TRX models work virtually the same as the Toro® Dingo® TX models
  • Competitive walk-behind trenchers have up to twice as many levers and controls
  • Three simple controls operate all traction and trenching functions

1.)Chain engagement (forward and reverse)
2.)Left/Right track control (forward, reverse, turn)
3.)Trencher Boom (up and down)
Unmatched Maneuverability

  • No handle bars
  • No lifting front of machine to turn
  • No trailing wheel


  • Smooth operation
  • Zero-turn capability
  • Get in and out of tight areas
  • Transport over rocks, sand, turf or soil
  • Virtually no physical effort to operate machine
  • Easy to maneuver on/off job site

Unmatched Stability

  • Unique product design
  • Puts heavy hydraulic components low to ground
  • Creates low center of gravity
  • Improves side-hill stability

Unmatched Performance

  • Get on and off job site faster
  • Transport speed 3.1 mph
  • Nearly twice as fast as some competitive models


  • Track design improves traction
  • Increased trenching speed
  • 10 gpm of hydraulic flow @ 2900 psi
  • Creates up to 385 ft/lbs of torque
  • Creates up to 226 rpm chain speed

Dedicated TRX Trailer
Toro”s TRX trailer has important features included in its compact design

  • Integrated tie-downs
  • Simply drive unit on secure machine to trailer; there are no straps or chains to lose or misplace

Ramp tail gate

  • Safer for the customer to load and unload when compared to competitive trailers that feature tilt-bed designs. Ramp minimizes potential pinch points

Heavy-duty torsion axle

  • 2000 lb spring-loaded torsion axle dampens shock and vibration to the unit while trailing and allows the trailer bed to be lower to the ground, making loading and umloading easy

Target Customers

  • Irrigation Installation


  • Irrigation or drainage installation
  • Gas/Utility/Electrical/Plumbing
  • Bury gas or sewer lines, electrical wire, water lines


  • Cable TV
  • Phone

Homeowners and DIY

  • All of the above and more

TRX website

  • Features videos of products in action
  • Photo gallery
  • 360 degree view


  • Time to address your questions now…


  • Contact Todd Versteeg, Performance Marketing, following this event
  • toddv@performance marketing.com
  • 515-224-7404
  • Support materilal in your press kit
  • Thanks for your attention

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