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Old 07-21-2012, 07:49 PM
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Sawzall my ass, that thing would laugh if you took one to it.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:19 PM
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I have had a handful like the photo above, where I just leave the head in the ground/root, find the pipe, eliminate the head, and add in a new one close by. Our heads are usually swing piped in 1'-3', so that makes it easy to do.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:27 PM
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I guess, if you know exactly where the pipe is. My experience is even 3' away the roots are too bad.
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Old 07-22-2012, 03:15 AM
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Sawzall my ass, that thing would laugh if you took one to it.
When I have power at a site I prefer one. Blades are cheap.
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:25 AM
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i hate that, had a job like that last week, head hear a river birch tree, way too near . took my chain saw to it after digging out around the roots
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:49 AM
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Sawzall my ass, that thing would laugh if you took one to it.
You would be correct if it came from a flea market special.
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:08 AM
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Even decent blades' edges seem to melt away as they churn through the soil
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:14 AM
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Even decent blades' edges seem to melt away as they churn through the soil
use a vacuum
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:21 AM
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heck, I don't even have power for the sawzall
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:41 AM
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Battery powered sawzall with a pruning blade will work better than anything else
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