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Can you wench out a stump?

Discussion in 'Tree Climbing, Pruning, Felling' started by birddseedd, Apr 24, 2015.

  1. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
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    It cost me about $250 to rent a grinder.
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  2. dieselss

    dieselss LawnSite Silver Member
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    Yea he still hasn't answered what the rental rate is yet
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    birddseedd

    birddseedd LawnSite Silver Member
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    240ish.... Why should I bother. You will just go on a tangent on how I should just drop 6 grand to buy one because it's the proper tool.....
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  4. dieselss

    dieselss LawnSite Silver Member
    from NWI....
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    So 240.00 to rent one on a job that's 400__500. Hummmmmm...

    And that is the proper tool.
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  5. OP
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    birddseedd

    birddseedd LawnSite Silver Member
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    Some of them can't be ground. Pulling is my only option.
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  6. NIXRAY

    NIXRAY LawnSite Senior Member
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    If the area is So tight it can't be ground. What makes you think pulling, yanking is a good SAFE option?
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  7. OP
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    birddseedd

    birddseedd LawnSite Silver Member
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    Pulling away from the foundation, Vs grinding towards it.
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  8. dieselss

    dieselss LawnSite Silver Member
    from NWI....
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    So, rent the stump grinder and dig out the rest. Done.
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  9. NIXRAY

    NIXRAY LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yes man rent the grinder. If you are worried about profit margins. Don't bid jobs you can't readily handle.
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  10. OP
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    birddseedd

    birddseedd LawnSite Silver Member
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    This one is OK. It's the smaller ones I can't get. That was the idea of the winch. If it would work. Seems it won't.
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