DTR Series

Deep Tillage Ripper

For use with tractors in the 450 - 600hp range


  • The abrasive resistant alloy steel shanks, flame cut to a parabolic curve, will shatter the toughest hardpan to a depth of 39" (610 mm).
  • Shanks set at 32" (813 mm) spacing with shear bolt protection.
  • T1 wear strips and armor cover the entire shank and are easily replaceable.
  • Fabricated hard-surfaced points are standard.Designed for maximum clearance and weight transfer to drawbar of tractor.
  • The hitch, mainframe and shank holding plates are well braced and designed to alleviate lateral and torsional stress and are all low hydrogen welded.


Series DTR Deep Tillage Ripper

Model Number Number of Shanks Max Penetration in (mm) Transport Width ft/in (m) Overall Width ft/in (m) Suggested Engine Horsepower Net Weight lbs (kg)
DTR‐539 5 39” (991) 11’‐5” (3.5) 16’‐0” (4.9) 450 ‐ 600 14,675 (6657)

NOTE: This subsoiler requires hydraulic control. Two rear tractor hydraulic circuits required for subsoiler operation.

Standard Equipment

  • Center “V” frame is all welded box type construction made of 6” (152mm) x 8” (203mm) x 3/8” (10mm) rectangular tubing with 1/2” (13mm) x 6” (152mm) fishplates.
  • Parabolic curved shanks are 1-3/4” (45mm) x 11” (279mm) x 42” (1.1m) 360 Brinell alloy steel with splitters and replaceable fabricated hard-surfaced points.
  • Bolt on hard surfaced fabricated points for shanks.
  • Shear bolts are 1-1/4” (32mm) x 6” (152mm) grade 5.
  • Two – 22.5 Super Single tires.
  • Hydraulic control group includes one 5” (127mm) x 12” (305mm) drawbar cylinder, two 5” (127mm) x 20” (508mm) transport cylinders, hoses, and quick couplers to reach the rear of
  • the tractor.
  • Cylinder lock assemblies for each cylinder rod keeps cylinder from retracting if pressure is lost while transporting.
  • Depth gauge rod provides leveling (frame) adjustment.