Original GeoRipper® 620 Trencher

Finally you can dig where you need to with the precision of a scalpel verses sledgehammer!


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  • Handheld minitrencher with a starting weight of 32 lbs
  • Uses a 2-stroke belt driven Makita engine (EK6101)
  • Spring-loaded vibration control system
  • Includes two self-sharpening heavy-duty chipper chains

The GeoRipper® 620, Makita® engine model EK6101 (Series 6) with maximum 20" digging depth (20) is engineered for industrial performance. The GeoRipper® 620 is powered by a 61cc engine with a full 4.4 HP for everyday narrow trenching applications. It’s engineered to start easier and vibrate less. The compact and efficient GeoRipper 620 is an ideal digging solution for irrigation, root barrier, landscape lighting, and other pipe and wire installations.



  • Increased productivity over hand-digging
  • Decreased injury over hand-digging
  • Self-sharpening digging teeth for tree roots up to 3" below grade
  • Remove rocks up to 4” in most soils
  • Cyclonic air Intake delivers more air increases air filter life
  • Start capacitor w/ start support resulting in less pull start force
  • Stratified Air Scavenging (SAS) recovers 75% of unburned fuel
  • Lower noise at 97 dB(A) and smoother idle for continuous operation



  • Makita®-powered EK6101 TwoStroke Engine
  • 20” Digging Bar with Nose Bar End Assembly and Nose Sprocket
  • 20” Deep x 1-1/2” wide Digging Chains (2-Pack)
  • Additional Drive Belt, Nose Bearing and Bar End Assembly Screws
  • Stock Makita Engine Tool Kit in Orange Pouch
  • Chain Connector Link to repair chain in the field
  • Full-size 18mm Combination Wrench
  • Stock Makita AND GeoRipper Owner’s Manuals


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