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Choosing a new GP bucket? Read this first.

Your GP bucket (sometimes known as a trenching bucket) will be used for all types of pipe and cable trenching, so it needs to be robust, strong and durable. And, of course, you also want it to have a long lifespan in order to get the best bang for your buck.


Bucket width

It is important for your customer that you do not over excavate. An unnecessary wide trench will cost more to backfill. Chose the minimum required width GP bucket for your next trenching project and save on unnecessary backfill. You specify the width and we will manufacture it.

Some quick thoughts about side cutters…

General purpose buckets can often get stuck in trenches, so for extra ground-breaking ability make sure you go for a bucket that comes with side cutters.

Large GP buckets usually come with easily replaced bolt-on side cutters. On smaller buckets that don’t encounter high wear, side cutters are welded on.

Heavy duty option

Do you regularly carry out tough trenching work? Ask our team about the heavy-duty option of our regular GP bucket with beefed-up wear strips, hard face welding and extended side-cutter toes.

GP buckets — with teeth or without?

We supply GP buckets with teeth and adaptors or without — it all depends on your application. If you work in sandy conditions, a GP bucket with no teeth — also known as a gummy bucket — will produce the best results.

At Oz Excavator Buckets, we can manufacture your GP Bucket to any specification. To talk to us about your custom-made general purpose bucket, call today on 1300 246 009.

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