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D330x500 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

Directional Drill | Vermeer D330x500 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

Sized within legal dimensions in transport mode, the D330x500 travels to job sites at any time of day. Once there, you’ll set up fast because of its self-contained design. The 486 hp/363 kW Caterpillar C-15 Tier 3 diesel engine gives you a ground-penetrating 50,000 ft-lb./67,800 Nm of rotational torque and 330,000 lbs/1,468 kN of thrust/pullback.

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Features and Benefits

  • Improves productivity through a climate-controlled two-person cab that features 360° visibility, a state-of-the-art operator’s station and fingertip controls on the electronic joysticks.
  • Increases manpower efficiency, because drilling controls, fluid controls, transport and crane can all be controlled from a single person in the cab.
  • Muscles through difficult ground formations with higher torque than other models.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.

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D330x500 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

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General Dimensions and Weights
Length (Minimum Transport)
1625.6 cm
Width (With Cab, Minimum Transport)
254 cm
Height (With Cab)
340.4 cm
90000 lbs
40823.3 kg
Make and Model
Caterpillar C-15
Fuel Type
Maximum Engine RPM
2100 rpm
Gross Horsepower
540 hp
402.7 kw
Max Fuel Consumption
28.9 gph
109.5 lph
330000 lbs
1467.9 kN
330000 lbs
1467.9 kN
Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM
56 ft/min
17.1 m/min
Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM)
50000 ft-lb
67791 Nm
Maximum Spindle Torque (Medium at Maximum Engine RPM)
37500 ft-lb
50843.3 Nm
Maximum Spindle Torque (High at Maximum Engine RPM)
25000 ft-lb
33895.5 Nm
Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM
88 rpm
Minimum Bore Diameter
16.5 cm
Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM
3 mph
4.8 km/h
Automated Rod Loader
Noise Level at Operator's Ear
Drill Rack Angle
30 deg
Fluid Capacities
Fuel Tank
210 gal
794.9 L
Hydraulic Tank
200 gal
757.1 L
Hydraulic System
270 gal
1022.1 L
Maximum Lifting Capacity
14000 lbs
6350.3 kg
Maximum Lifting Capacity - Boom Extended/Max Reach
2600 lbs
1179.3 kg
360 deg
Maximum Reach
762 cm
Breakout System
Vermeer open top accepts 10" (25.4 cm) diameter
Drilling Lights
Flow Indicator
Stakedown System
Pad mount

D330x500 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

DECKHAND® Pipe-Handling System

DECKHAND® Pipe-Handling System

Lighten the heavy lifting with the DECKHAND® Pipe-Handling System — an intuitive system that reduces the need for ground personnel, increasing jobsite efficiency.

  • Handles pipe from a center and off-center position, reducing transfer time for each load.
  • Allows for 360-degree continuous rotation in either direction for more job flexibility.
  • Achieves +/-19 degree tilt along the main beam to more easily match angled pickup or drop-off points.


Deckhand Specifications:
Excavator weight class: 54,450 lbs - 86,200 lbs (24,698 kg - 39,099 kg)
Main beam size: 6" x 6" (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm)
Weight: 2,892 lbs (1,311 kg)
Capacity: 30,000 lbs (13,607 kg)
Shipping length (with stand): 93" (236.22 cm)
Shipping width (with stand): 76" (193.04 cm)
Shipping height (with stand): 82" (208.28 cm)
Shipping weight (with stand): 3,714 lbs (1,684 kg)

Deckhand HDD Arms Specifications:
Pipe sizes handled: 3.5" - 9.5" (8.9 cm - 24.1 cm)
Weight: 800 lbs (362 kg)
Capacity: 11,000 lbs (4,989 kg)
Shipping length (with crate): 40" (101.6 cm)
Shipping width (with crate): 32" (81.28 cm)
Shipping height (with crate): 44" (111.76 cm)
Shipping weight (with crate): 1,300 lbs (589 kg)

Deckhand Utility Arms Specifications:
Material handled: 6.58" - 24" (16.71 cm - 60.96 cm)
Weight: 1,100 lbs (498 kg)
Capacity: 17,000 lbs (7,711 kg)
Shipping length (with crate): 52" (132.1 cm)
Shipping width (with crate): 42" (106.7 cm)
Shipping height (with crate): 52" (132.1 cm)
Shipping weight (with crate): 2,060 lbs (934 kg)