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Old 01-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Barrett Landscaping Barrett Landscaping is offline
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Which is the better grapple design?

Im in the market for a grapple for my vermeer mini skid and am torn between these two designs. I will be primarily using the grapple for brush, logs, and branches.
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:42 PM
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I have a bobcat root grapple which is the same design as the one in your first picture. I personally like it way better then the second design.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:36 PM
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I've found the first one to work great for moving brush and logs but hard to rake with. Where as the second is much easier to rake with.
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Old 01-05-2014, 06:02 PM
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I like the first pic. It seems like it can hold more and is easier to scoop up a few logs at a time.
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:31 AM
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Simple difference

First one is for lifting and carrying piles of brush that were already made with a rake. Hard to get angle into soil to do raking, too far out away from machine.

Second one is a rake meant to be carriend low, teeth just in the soil removing debris below the soil surface and then piling and then carrying out pile.

Depends on what you want to do I guess and how much HP you have.
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:45 AM
Barrett Landscaping Barrett Landscaping is offline
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Thanks for the input everyone! It seems that the first design will fit my needs the best.
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