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Too close for comfort

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by panda, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. panda

    panda LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    This is my first try at posting a picture, hope it comes through. Was a 60" tree spade removing a cedar which was VERY close to a home.... We were all a little bit nervous..

    tree spade 10-03 047.jpg
  2. sbvfd592

    sbvfd592 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 668

    that looks down right dangorus what bsize spade is it?
  3. panda

    panda LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    sbv...I'm not sure what bsize stands for .. I'm guessing "blade" This spade removed a five foot root ball. Here is another picture of the entire truck.. This time with a 41 foot fir tree in it.

    tree spade 10-03 002.jpg
  4. sbvfd592

    sbvfd592 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 668

    size thats all i ment just thinkin it sould shift is it was a tag along for a pickup
  5. DLS1

    DLS1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,619

    Do you know how much it cost the homeowner to remove the tree with the spade?
  6. panda

    panda LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    Actually this particular tree was moved as part of a deal w/ the contractor. There were two that had to move, he took one in trade for moving and resetting the other in a different location for us. The fir we purchased at a price of $1200.00 installed. The price of a tree depends on the variety and size.
  7. brentsawyer

    brentsawyer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 663

    Just a little to the right..... OK OK OK... Ok two more inches.... Good Good your doing great......OK.... OK..... OK..... STOP STOP STOP STOP shew.....OK OK OK back up just a bit....OK OK OK Right there.... GREAT.....now you got it
  8. panda

    panda LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    brent... you must have been that fly on the wall that we saw...... thats exactly how it was!!!

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