Our Backhoe Boom comes standard with a 12 inch bucket and is an excellent tool for digging ditches, removing stumps and digging footings. Buckets come in sizes of 8 inch up to 24 inches. The bucket is powered by an American made 3 inch bore x 16 inch stroke cylinder. With 7 foot of digging depth and 14,000 lbs. of ripping force, it is an aggressive digging machine.