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Tree Relocate

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by HayBay, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. HayBay

    HayBay LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 846

    Here are a few pictures of a Tree Locate we did today.

    1 hrs to load, drive to location and unload (times 2)
    .20 minutes to move tree

    Jenny 019.jpg

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  2. lawnpropm

    lawnpropm LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 579

    Looks pretty good easy work huh? What's the ticket on a job like that if you don't mind me asking and can you move trees any bigger than that?
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  3. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Looks good.
  4. HayBay

    HayBay LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 846

    one more....

    approx 100 per hour.

    3-4" caliper max size for warranty work.

    Ive done much bigger for personal.

    Jenny 028.jpg
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2010
  5. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    cool attachment to have, but has it actually been a service you get calls for often?

    M RASCOE&SONS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,475

    that is a nice piece of equipment .that would make planting trees quick too.
  7. srl28

    srl28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,176

    100 an hour? Thats it? So for those 2 trees you got maybe a little over 200? Sounds like you could be doing better. Nice attachment though!
  8. HayBay

    HayBay LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 846

    1 tree.

    We just relocated tree on site, we did not bring it to the job.

    The ones we harvest are all local native trees, the survival rate is excellent compared to nursery trees that are shipping into this area.
    This is our slow time with lawn cutting and spraying, so it works out well.

    It would be fun to place advertising with something like this:

    Looking for Privacy? Want to guarantee good neighbors? Then plant a tree
    (the picture would include the machines and several Mature 13 foot Evergreen trees along a property line between 2 homes.)

    One thing you notice here is everyone builds homes and plants tiny trees that take 20 years to get big. Our trees are instant shade and privacy and already 12+ years old.

    Nothing nicer than mature trees on a new lot IMO.

    Ill try and post some action shots of our next job. We are harvesting about a dozen spruce, caging them, relocating them to another lot and replanting them. 1000lbs a tree.

    There is also hydraulic (feet) stabilizers on the back of the skidsteer, without them its useless to try and dig a tree out and get a good root ball.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2010
  9. Jelinek61

    Jelinek61 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 542

    Do you put anything for fertilizer in the new holes? Maybe Minorganite or something

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