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Old 02-17-2014, 04:30 PM
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Today is day 1 of a major landscaping job for us. This part in this section was to get rid of 3 big pear trees and thin the other 3. The idea is to get sun so the new sod can grow. Major amount of traffic on both sides so we tried to hit slow time around 9 to 11.


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Pulled out our big chipper and chipped in our largest trailer. We put a hitch on the trailer to pull it.

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Pulled in with dump trailer for all the large pieces. We had most of it cleaned up in 4 hours. Definitely easier and faster to chip as opposed to stacking limbs in a trailer.
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:21 PM
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Can you believe this weather....a record yesterday.

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Two days ago we had hard ice on windshields. Then it goes up and back down. We are sending some hot winds north today. Yesterday th wind was confused even though it was 85F. It came out og north a couple times during the day.
I miss TX. I wish it was 85 here.
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Old 02-18-2014, 04:43 PM
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I miss TX. I wish it was 85 here.
Better hurry back it is filling up with.........democrats. we usually count on Oct thru March as very nice. From that point on it can be good or bad.
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Old 02-19-2014, 02:13 PM
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Went into the storage bin to check to see if everything runs. Well this the Cougar didn't start after 3 years in storage. That Stihl PB420 started right up.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:29 PM
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We had a trailer load of sod delivered Saturday. We added some soil adders and it sorta bite us in that we had to raise about a 100 heads.
That is about 25% of the sod.
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Old 02-25-2014, 02:15 PM
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Can't image using bulk on this type situation. We got about a mile with trees on both sides and middle.
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:08 PM
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This is crazy solid ice this morning and tomorrow back to high 70F.

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I love this rye grass reminds me of old days when all accoun5s had rye. We don't do any extra watering on this all winter.

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Got a bunch of weeds that really likes that nitrogen.
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:08 PM
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I got to hand it to Stabil this unit has been in storage for 3 years only started abot twice a year.

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Put a battery booster on and ether directly in the carburetor and it started and I drove it around. This unit is more than 10 years and has prototype comand 25 hp kohler. TRUGREEN ran this unit under test before we got it. We did not have one major repair on this unit.
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:31 PM
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Today is day 1 of a major landscaping job for us. This part in this section was to get rid of 3 big pear trees and thin the other 3. The idea is to get sun so the new sod can grow. Major amount of traffic on both sides so we tried to hit slow time around 9 to 11.


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Pulled out our big chipper and chipped in our largest trailer. We put a hitch on the trailer to pull it.

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Pulled in with dump trailer for all the large pieces. We had most of it cleaned up in 4 hours. Definitely easier and faster to chip as opposed to stacking limbs in a trailer.
Not sure what yer doing with the trees there???? Just cut them down. How will they even survive such a hack? Definitely doesn't look good.
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:55 PM
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Not sure what yer doing with the trees there???? Just cut them down. How will they even survive such a hack? Definitely doesn't look good.
Those 3 trees were removed incuding the stumps. There was just to much shade to grow grass. When we remove trees we use the pole chain saw to cut the top stuff that will run through the chipper. The stuff you see goes into dump trailer.
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