Removing 100 1" stumps?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by godjwood, Jul 17, 2009.


    MS_SURVEYOR LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
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    What a great time to demo a ztr
  3. redmax fan

    redmax fan LawnSite Bronze Member
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    3 guys with axes chopping into the stumps on an angle ,
    hitting them like 2" below surface . probably only take 5 hours to
    chop and gather the stumps . so whatever per hour times 15
  4. SunState Lawn Care inc

    SunState Lawn Care inc LawnSite Senior Member
    from Jax, FL
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  5. markahurley

    markahurley LawnSite Senior Member
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    that's hilarious. i laughed on that one. :)
  6. stumpy09

    stumpy09 LawnSite Member
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    i own a vermeer sc252 grinder and a 1" stump would be better ground out then tore out all you have to do is go straight down with the head and rake it back in and ready to seed. much cheaper and more effiecient way to go. less mess in the end and easier work to level it out.
  7. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    get one of these, makes life easier.

  8. Johnagain

    Johnagain LawnSite Senior Member
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    Put a blade on your weedeater and cut them off at ground level. the rest of it will rot over the winter.
  9. 1993lx172

    1993lx172 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Simple, a good sturdy tow chain and your truck. Just put it in 4 low and let it roll forward a bit and it should just pop right out.
  10. JNyz

    JNyz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Do it that way and you will be finished before Christmas.

    Take the guys advice above and use a stump grinder. The correct tool makes all the difference.

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