12 DIY Projects for your Tractor Mounted Mini Backhoe Excavator

12 DIY Projects for your Tractor Mounted Mini Backhoe Excavator

Whether you are a professional landscaper, hobby farmer, or need to maintain a large area of land, you likely have a compact and/or subcompact tractor in your equipment inventory.  

As you know, these versatile tractors serve a variety of functions across many different use cases, with the mini 3 point backhoe excavator being perhaps one of the most versatile tractor implements available for small and medium sized tractors.

In today’s blog post we are going to take a look at a variety of ways professionals and hobbyists alike have put the tractor mounted backhoe attachment to use in some obvious (and sometimes not so obvious!) ways.  

Fortunately these days with the internet and technology at our fingertips we have the benefit of learning from others and in some cases avoiding their mistakes!  Below are a list of 12 carefully selected examples of DIY projects you can do with your backhoe attachment.

Each entry includes the tractor model used for the project (compact and subcompact), gross hp power output and pto hp rated to power the backhoe implement, and Victory’s suggested backhoe model based on the specs of that tractor. 

As always, please leave your questions and comments below!  

#1. Dig an Egress Window Well

Tractor Model: John Deere 1025R
Gross Power: 23.9 hp
Pto horsepower: 18 hp

Installing an Egress Window

Compact Tractor Backhoe Race Against the Rain

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-6 Tractor Backhoe

#2. Fix a Sump Drain

Tractor Model: John Deere 1025R
Gross Power: 23.9 hp
Pto horsepower: 18 hp

Fixing a Sump Pump

Sump Drain Surgery: Compact Tractor & Backhoe Dig Sump Drain Looking for Roots or Fiber Optic Cable

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-6 Tractor Backhoe

#3. Remove a Stump (compact tractor)

Tractor Model: RK Tractors RK55S
Gross Power: 55.1 hp
Pto horsepower: 44.9 hp

Compact Tractor Stump Removal

130 How to Remove Stumps With Backhoe On RK55

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#4. Remove a Stump (subcompact tractor)

Tractor Model: Kubota L2800
Gross Power: 29 hp
Pto horsepower: 24 hp

Subcompact Tractor Stump Removal

How to dig up tree stumps with a small tractor backhoe

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-6 Tractor Backhoe

#5. Dig a Pool

Tractor Model: LS Tractor M240E
Gross Power: 40 hp
Pto horsepower: 34 hp

Digging a Pool

BACKHOE DIGGING~ LS Tractor backhoe digging LIKE A BOSS!

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#6. Dig a Pond

Tractor Model: LS Tractor XR3135
Gross Power: 35 hp
Pto horsepower: 30.1 hp

Digging a Pond

Digging a pond with a tractor and backhoe!

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#7. Install a Culvert

Tractor Model: John Deere 2025
Gross Power: 23.9 hp
Pto horsepower: 18 hp

Installing a Culvert

Installing a culvert with the John Deere 2025 tractor and backhoe attachment

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-6 Tractor Backhoe

#8. Dig a Waterline

Tractor Model: Kubota MX5100
Gross Power: 52.2 hp
Pto horsepower: 44 hp

Digging a Waterline

Digging waterline to the garden with Backhoe PT.1 Kubota mx5100/BH92

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#9. Remove Overgrown Brush

Tractor Model: John Deere 1025R
Gross Power: 23.9 hp
Pto horsepower: 18 hp

Removing a Bush

Best Backhoe for the Job: Compact Tractor Removes Overgrown Bushes Next to House

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-6 Tractor Backhoe

#10. Dig a hill

Tractor Model: John Deere 970
Gross Power: 33 hp
Pto horsepower: 30 hp

Digging a Hill

Digging a Hill with a JOHN DEERE Compact Tractor Backhoe

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#11. Remove a Beaver Dam

Tractor Model: Kubota L3940
Gross Power: 40.5 hp
Pto horsepower: 38.5 hp

Remove a Beaver Dam

BEAVER DAM BUSTING (with a Kubota tractor backhoe)

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

#12. Construct a gravel driveway

Tractor Model: LS Tractor XR3135
Gross Power: 35 hp
Pto horsepower: 30.1 hp

Constructing a Gravel Driveway

LS Compact Tractor and Backhoe constructing gravel DRIVEWAY!

Suggested backhoe attachment: BH-7 Tractor Backhoe

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Victory Support can be reached directly at 562-235-5725 or sales@etractorimplements.com

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