SK800 Compact Tool Carrier
When your jobsites demand long-lasting durability and performance, you need the Ditch Witch SK800—the perfect mini skid steer for a variety of jobs large and small. This construction-grade machine is built for heavy-duty operation on a range or utility, landscaping and other underground construction tasks, giving you maximum power and durability while increasing your ROI. The toughest challenges are no match for the versatile SK800.
Key Features
  • Efficient, low-maintenance 24.8-hp Kubota® diesel engine provides exceptional power to all machine functions and delivers added power to the attachment for enhanced productivity on landscape and irrigation jobs.
  • With an 860-lb rated operating capacity and an 83-inch hinge-pin height, the SK800 enables productive loading and the ability to handle heavy-duty tasks.
  • Equipped with 4.8-mph ground drive speed in both forward and reverse for enhanced jobsite efficiency.
  • Accepts a variety of attachments for a wide range of utility, landscaping, plumbing and other underground construction tasks, improving customer ROI.
  • The rugged, construction-grade design is built for heavy-duty operation, improving machine durability, longevity and overall machine ROI.
  • An innovative high-drive track system features bolt-on sprockets and wide track rollers for enhanced stability, longer track life and ease of maintenance.
  • Low-maintenance, track-tensioning system is equipped with a grease cylinder for easy adjustment and track removal, improving machine longevity and minimizing downtime.
  • Designed specifically with the hardworking operator in mind, the SK800 is equipped with a best-in-class, 74-in2 operator platform for outstanding comfort and productivity during long hours on the job.
  • A spring-supported platform is integrated directly into the machine for enhanced durability and comfortability on the job.
  • Ergonomic operator’s station comes standard with dual-lever ground drive controls and an optional joystick, allowing the operator to control each track independently for improved maintenance and mobility on difficult jobsite conditions.
  • An LCD display with programming improvements provides direct visibility into engine diagnostics.
  • Industry-leading power to the attachment provides unbeatable productivity, especially when operating hydraulic attachments, and increases jobsite cycle times.
  • Advanced attachment-latching system for simple, secure connection of the attachments.
  • A two-way, easy-to-use auxiliary control foot pedal enables operators to maintain hydraulic flow to the attachment while freeing their hands to control depth and ground speed.
  • A single-point, lockable fuel and hydraulic fluid tank improve security and provide rental companies peace of mind.
Operating height, max., std. bucket
105 in
Overall height of machine
57 in
Overall length of machine, std. bucket
105 in
Overall length of loader, no attachment
86 in
Overall weight (no attachment, fluids full)
2,926 lbs.
Hinge pin height, max
83 in
Wheelbase/track length
43 in
Machine width
Max with 9" Tracks
42 in
Max with 7" Tracks
36 in
Ground clearance, min
8.9 in
3.7 in
Rated operating capacity
35% of tipping capacity
860 lbs.
Angle of departure
Kubota® D1105
Number of cylinders
68.5 in³
3.07 in
3.09 in
Manufacturer's gross power rating
24.8 hp
Rated engine speed
3,000 rpm
Emissions compliance
EPA Tier 4
Power – TIER 4
Power – TIER 4i
Ground drive speed
4.8 mph
Ground pressure* (ISO/CD 16754)
9-in tracks
4.3 psi
7-in tracks
5.2 psi
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary circuit
double gear pump
Flow Rate (pump #1)
6.5 gpm
Flow Rate (pump #2)
5.5 gpm
3,000 psi
Ground drive
dual hydrostatic pumps
Flow rate
15 gpm
3,625 psi
Fluid Capacities
Hydraulic reservoir capacity
9.2 gal
Engine oil, with filter
5 qt
Fuel tank capacity
10.5 gal
SAE reserve capacity rating
110 min
SAE cold crank rating @ 0° F
800 amps
Electrical system
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