Winch?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawn-Scapes, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    Just a thought.......

    Has anyone used a winch to pull out shrubs? Will it work? How much power (lbs) would be ideal if it does work?

    Thanks
     
  2. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    Well, what are you going to mount it to? The smart thing would be to hook it up to a powerful/rather large truck. So just use that truck to pull them out.
     
  3. LawnPerfect

    LawnPerfect LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 318

    I use the warn 8k winch on my jeep to pull just about everything.
    On my own property I am clearing 7-8-9 year old pine trees for a horse paddock. For customers I have pulled many shrubs and bushes out. The winch has paid for it self many times over by doing this.
     
  4. jbob

    jbob LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    i have used a 2 ton come a long many times. do not have to be able to get truck in area. chain off to a tree and chop around bush with ax. as bush starts out chop roots as needed.
     
  5. RedRock

    RedRock LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    Uh sorry, I thought this was a thread about ugly women...
     
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    I thought it was about ex-wives...lol
     
  7. burnandreturn

    burnandreturn LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Germany
    Posts: 303

    Theat's ....Wench......not Winch!
     

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