Large Tree Removal

Discussion in 'Tree Climbing, Pruning, Felling' started by agrostis, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,075

    I need one of these machines.

  2. fireball756

    fireball756 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    I’m sure someone would sell you one
  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,632

    Never seen that.

    Member on plowsite has one of these:

    He's in Bozeman, MT.
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  4. zlandman

    zlandman LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 888

    Some dude with something like that removed a backyard tree for my lawn customer. They parked in the driveway and reached OVER the house. Surprisingly they didn't drop a log through the house. However they left hellacious holes in the yard from the outrigger pads. Like 6" deep. They didn't fix them. Weeks later the guys daughter steps in hole and breaks ankle.

    The best feller bunchers are on tracks can climb a stupid steep slope and have 3 or more "fingers" to cut multiple groups of trees before swinging to the chipper. Pair it with a chipper with a cab and grapple crane loading semis and you have an efficient operation.

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