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Old 11-19-2011, 07:08 PM
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Just bought a 1987 Morbark 290 chipper with a 12" chipping capacity. And a 88hp cummins diesel non turbo. Used it today for a little and don't see how I could have gone without one for so long.

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I'm looking to buy one this spring as I've gotten way more into trees and I climb a lot not ... when I do rent one it depresses me that what would usually take up 20cu yrds now fits in a pick up bed ... Great investment ... some guys up here charge $160 an hr to run a chipper
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Old 11-19-2011, 07:13 PM
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160 an hr is cheap, must be slow or giving friends/family a break. I get anywhere from 250-750 an hr. Chipping depends on the customer and the job and if I have anyone helping me or not. But for friends and family ill charge 150hr or less. And I usually charge by the job and those figures are what most usually end up at.
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Old 11-19-2011, 07:22 PM
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160 an hr is cheap, must be slow or giving friends/family a break. I get anywhere from 250-750 an hr. Chipping depends on the customer and the job and if I have anyone helping me or not. But for friends and family ill charge 150hr or less. And I usually charge by the job and those figures are what most usually end up at.
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yeah maybe I got the figure from one person I know ... either way I'd love to get my hands on a chipper this season
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Old 11-19-2011, 07:23 PM
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Ya take a look on craigslist, you can probably find something to buy this year
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Old 02-28-2012, 07:46 PM
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ho do you like your husky trimmers
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:40 AM
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Bump RSK got any new pics ?
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:49 PM
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I will post up pictures of my t-shirts i finally had made up, and thats about, i've been doing alot of chipping, and stump grinding lately, so a scag cheetah is not on the top of my list anymore. Also been doing a decent amount shrub installs. One job i did last week involved ripping out 9 junipers which had matured 20 yrs. then i replaced 8 of them, and installed 10 yards of mulch for one bed in 3hrs total project start to finish in under a day.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:50 PM
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The husky trimmers are decent they seem to last a long time and priced right at around 300 each they are very affordable.
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:10 AM
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So glad to see you updated this.
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Old 06-13-2012, 08:57 PM
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Update for everyone, been doing cranking out shrub installs like crazy still, lot of chipping jobs, and wood removal, and I just ordered a 2012 scag cheetah with the 34hp kohler motor and 61" deck, and they gave me 3950 for my 05 scag tiger cub with 984hrs so i ended up paying 7300 otd for a brand new cheetah, the trailer is next to go, im thinking a 2012 big tex 10pi so when i buy my dads skid steer in a few months i already have an equipment trailer. Also slammed out a drainage job, chipping and stump grinding job for 3850, not bad for under an 8hr day with 4 guys
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