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Old 08-14-2009, 08:30 AM
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Location: Kincardine Ontario Canada
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I moved 20 12-15' Spruce in June with a tow behind spade, 4 miles one way, and it took about an hour round trip with my big tractor. I charged $350 a day for the spade rental, and $70/hr for the tractor. It doesn't take long to spade them, but it sounds like your best bet would be to either ball and burlap or wire basket, or get a trailer for carrying root balls. If you can rent a spade on a truck, it might work ok to transport each one individually, the one I had was to heavy to tow behind a truck. No matter what you do it's going to take time. Hope this helps. These are Canadian funds
2008 Massey Ferguson 5455 w/FEL
2010 Massey Ferguson 1648 HST w/cab and FEL
2011 John Deere 2520 w/62"deck and FEL
2008 John Deere 997 diesel Z-Trak
2001 Kubota KX-41 Excavator
2012 John Deere Gator RSX850i
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