Spade bit of electric jackhammer?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by xtreem3d, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 801

    hey guys,
    have some block planters that have dead honey locust's. we cut the trees down and now need to get the stumps out for a re-plant. we have tried skids, backhoe, small crane ect but all of them want to blow the boxes out. hyd tree spade goes too deep and will hit utilities. we dug one stump out by hand with help from our skid and a chainsaw but it took 2 hours with 3 guys...way too long so....i was thinking a spade bit ( might have to weld an extension so it goes deep enough) on a jackhammer ....does anyone know of such a thing?
    thanks,
    steve
     
  2. rlitman

    rlitman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,518

    Sure. Its called a "clay spade".
     
  3. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 801

    thanks a bunch...just located one,
    steve
     

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