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?

  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
  7. burnandreturn

    burnandreturn LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Germany
    Posts: 303

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

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