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Old 10-08-2012, 08:00 PM
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As far as stumps, get it all cleaned up and have a per stump price to dig or grind them
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:22 PM
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For some reason I picture some moron wearing a motorcycle helmet standing on home base while someone loads a pitching maching with wood shards.

You are over thinking this way to much man, 1 guy on a nice chainsaw, grapple bucket, and have 2 guys running weedeaters with brush blades on them. Save up some dough brotha
Yep +1.

Go buy a Stihl FS250R brushcutter for $500 and be done with it.

http://www.stihlusa.com/products/tri...immers/fs250r/

This is what I use but I also line trim with it (change heads). They have bigger models and some with 2 handles.

Do you have to cut any live trees over a couple inches?
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:42 AM
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Or my local place rents a billy goat walk behind brushcutter for about $70 a day, another option.
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:24 AM
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I want the lots to look like ths finished product when done.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:37 AM
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I still use my tractor powered bush hog for jobs like this. I have a very old heavy duty bushhog brand mower and everything in the pictures would e easy to mow. Those big logs if not rotten would need to be hauled off. If rotten I would just bust them up with my mower. So saying that I would just get a mower like this for your skid.

http://www.bushmasterequipment.com/BM601.htm

There only about 3000.00 dollars and will cut whatever you need. The next step up in mowers will be a 7000.00 dollar mower. They will be much less expensive to run than a mulcher.

I also use my harley rake to spread the cut material evenly or I have an old pulveriser I use to rake it up into piles and use for ground cover under the trees.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:22 AM
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Ive got an extreme duty cutter on my tractor. Ive rulled out the mulcher. I figure go in with skidsteer and grapple , drag out all the big stuff and pullout/push over all the small diameter stuff. Scrap it then come over with the bushhogg.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:01 AM
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Ive got an extreme duty cutter on my tractor. Ive rulled out the mulcher. I figure go in with skidsteer and grapple , drag out all the big stuff and pullout/push over all the small diameter stuff. Scrap it then come over with the bushhogg.
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On flat ground the tractor cuts really nice. I start at a lower rpms till I knock everything down and then drop the mower low and turn the rpms up to mulch it up. Even the larger trees I run the mower down it while on the ground to get rid of the limbs.
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:55 AM
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What type of price should i shoot for to secure more work clearing the other lots for the developer?
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:38 PM
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Well here is my plan. Go in and mark all trees that are to be removed(everything less than 6" in diameter). Cut all downed trees into manageable pieces , use skidsteer w/ grapple to haul everything out to my dump trailer, scrap the geound really good with the grapple, them come bak over the bare ground with the bushhog on my tractor. Would a price range between $2500-3500 each lot be out the question?
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:46 PM
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A few more pics. The lots are 100'x185'. I counted approx 15 downed trees, 9 stumps to be knocked over, and prolly 25 standing trees that are damaged or broken in half.
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