New Backfill Blade Now Available for Toro® TRX Trenchers

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (March 2, 2009) ” For trenching and backfilling utility lines to water pipes, contractors and do-it-yourselfers can get their jobs done faster with the new backfill blade option for Toro® TRX dedicated trenchers. Contractors using Toro™s TRX 15 and TRX 19 models can easily install the new backfill blade on these dedicated trenchers in less than one minute, giving users the ability to more efficiently backfill trenches on any jobsite.


The new backfill blade option turns our TRX dedicated trenchers into full-service machines, says Greg Lawrence, product marketing manager for Toro™s compact utility equipment. Operators using a TRX trencher equipped with a backfill blade are now more productive, trenching and backfilling trenches with one machine.


The Toro TRX backfill blade mounts directly to the trencher, locking into place with a simple pin mechanism. No special tools are required to mount the backfill blade, and it can be quickly be put on, or taken off, in less than one minute. Weighing 55 lbs (25 kg), the new backfill blade measures 40.5 inches (103 cm) wide, 45.6 inches (116 cm) long, and it stands 18.6 inches (47 cm) high.


Toro™s TRX trenchers are designed with a low center of gravity and a large footprint for increased stability on side hills and smooth operation on uneven terrain. Plus, these machines feature a less-intimidating control system that follows the same design of Toro™s Dingo® TX controls. All traction and trenching functions can be done with three levers, allowing contractors and homeowners to quickly learn and master this system.


To learn more about Toro TRX walk-behind trenchers and the new backfill blade option, visit your local Toro compact utility equipment dealer; contact The Toro Company at Toro Compact Utility Equipment, 8111 Lyndale Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420; call 1-800-Dig-Toro (1-800-344-8676); send an e-mail to [email protected]; or visit, where you™ll also find your nearest dealer or rental store.


About The Toro Company

The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of turf and landscape maintenance equipment, and precision irrigation systems. With sales of nearly $1.9 billion in 2008, Toro™s global presence extends to more than 140 countries through its reputation of world-class service, innovation and turf expertise. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. More information is available at


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