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Check my game plan.

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by KrayzKajun, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. AWJ Services

    AWJ Services LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Ga
    Messages: 4,281

    I know you are using what you have equipment wise as much as possible , but a CTL and a rotary cutter on front is what I use now in spots like this rather than my tractor and bush hog. You probably will not cut any faster but it is much more comfortable than the tractor and I mulch the trees with the ex mounted mulcher as I go. The cutter for skid costs less than 4000.00 dollars and works great on standard flow.
  2. OrangeToys

    OrangeToys LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW MO
    Messages: 1,034

    How do you plan to pick up trash and get the fencing out?
  3. JNB Construction

    JNB Construction LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    Not to mention a good case of tractor neck from backing into areas you have to. Speaking from experience, that does creep up on you as you get older.
  4. Construct'O

    Construct'O LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Sw Iowa
    Messages: 1,387

    Using what you have for now it what makes you money not what someone has to use.Plan sound okay.Looks to be a little wet.For the bigger trees tree puller might work on down the road some time,cutting out the other mans machine.Still have to remove those,so probably a wash.Good luck
  5. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    The muddy road from the workers on the other site driving back and forth. Plus it had just rained for two days.
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  6. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    Looks like they wanna do a Lil negotiating on the price. I came in at $9500 they wanna be at $8k.

    I may come down and have them pay/order the dumpsters.
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  7. SRT8

    SRT8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CA
    Messages: 1,305

    How much do you think dumpsters will be?
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  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    2x dumpsters would run me around $800.
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  9. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,284

    8k is fair. Rent a Ctl with mower. No real need for a mulcher I can see

    Run your tractor over it to make it look better if you want
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  10. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    I figure.i can 60 % of it easily with a tractor.

    Plan is to let my brother start bushhogging the open areas while a I run around with the CTL and grapple piling up the debris. Then use the CTL to do a perimeter sweep before I dig in with the tractor.
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