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Thinking about getting in to Stump Grinding.

Discussion in 'Tree Service Equipment' started by MOW-A-LOT LAWN, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. kyleready100995@aol.com

    kyleready100995@aol.com LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    The stump grinder takes the most hardest abuse in the tree serv. I would recommending getting one you know has bin used not very much because I just had 4 barings break in my stump grinder and trust me I've bin doing this for 15 years thay don't come cheap about $400 per bairring how I started was renting out stuff to see Whare this was going to take me also hears a tip replace all the teeth when you get it I recommend green teeth
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  2. Bwing96

    Bwing96 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    How long would it take to grind 75-80 stumps averaging about 24-30" dia. and about 1 ft high. Stumps are mostly oak that has been cut for about 6 months and are all in the same yard. About how many can you grind before the teeth get dull and need attention? Thinking about renting a Vermeer SC 252 for the job if I can get it, this is the largest grinder that is available to me.
     
  3. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,484

    several days, that's a pretty small machine. figure 20 a day.
     

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