Industry-leading power to the attachment and hinge-pin height combine with exceptional operator comfort to produce the unbeatably productive SK850 mini skid steer.

When you know your equipment is built to outperform the competition, you can be sure you're getting the job done with maximum efficiency. The Ditch Witch® SK850 mini skid steer is a powerful, construction-grade workhorse that features industry-best power to the attachment, a stand-on platform that's larger and higher than the competition's and an ergonomic operator's station that puts you in total control. The 37-hp, Tier 4 SK850 is the most comfortable, most productive, most durable mini skid steer in its class.


Rated Power37 hp @ 3000 rpm
Operating Weight3100 lb
Tipping Load3035 lbs



  • Tier 4 Yanmar diesel engine with 37 hp provides outstanding power for all machine functions.
  • Belt-free design means less maintenance and more uptime.
  • Standard auto-throttle incorporated into the new LCD display reduces engine throttle when you step off the platform; there is no load on the engine, for greater efficiency and safety.
  • When enabled, the standard auto-throttle function reduces engine rpm after a period of sustained inactivity, improving engine performance.
  • Single-point, lockable fuel and hydraulic fluid tanks for improved security.


  • SK850 is a construction-grade unit built for long-lasting, heavy-duty operation.
  • Standard hydraulic brake allows for easy engagement and disengagement.


  • 860-lb (390-kg) rated operating capacity and an 83-inch (2.1-m) hinge-pin height for more productive loading.
  • Industry-leading power to the attachment provides unbeatable productivity; accepts dozens of attachments for a wide range of utility, landscaping, plumbing, and other underground construction tasks.
  • Advanced attachment latching system for simple, secure connection of the attachments.


  • Low-maintenance track-tensioning system features a grease cylinder for easy adjustment and track removal, for increased track life and reduced downtime.
  • High-drive track system has bolt-on sprockets that can be interchanged - an exclusive feature - to provide longer-lasting performance.
  • The SK850 is capable of 4.7-mph (7.6-km/h) ground drive speed (in both forward and reverse), enhancing jobsite efficiency and productivity.
  • The SK850 comes standard with your choice of 42-inch (107-cm) or 36-inch (91-cm) tracks.


  • Ergonomic operator's station has been updated with new, customer-requested features for optimized comfort and efficiency; comes with standard dual-level ground drive controls with an optional joystick available.
  • Advanced monochrome display mounted in dash displays engine diagnostics and contains standard gauges.
  • Auxiliary control foot pedal helps you maintain hydraulic flow to the attachment, freeing your hands to control depth and ground speed.
  • The 74-in2 (188-cm2) platform is larger and higher than the competition's and gives the operator increased comfort and stability while keeping him above the worksite.


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