Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Feb 13, What size Excavatorfor Land Clearing? sjm Active Member. Joined: Aug 14, Messages: 32 Location: SW Florida.
I still cannot come to terms with the concept of using excavators for clearing.
farmerlund Senior Member. stumpjumper83 Senior Member. JimP Member. mitch Senior Member. Aug 06, I would go with mid size excavator cab type for protection from flying debris when digging stumps also unseen bees nest,plus AC if you live in warm region and good bright lights on the boom if you want to work when dark. Blade does come in handy that angles for the finish touches.
Thumb can save lot of extra moves when removing rocks brush stumps. Jun 12, Midi Excavator 6–10 tons Midi or mid-sized excavators are a good choice for those who work in small spaces but need more reach and power than a mini excavator can stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
The Mesquite Grubbing Excavator We primarily use the mesquite grubbing excavator (nicknamed the"Grubber") when dealing with large mesquite trees and other types of perennial vegetation. This machine is capable of extracting mesquite trees (whose trunks are up to 24 to 30″ in diameter) out of the ground; however, we typically recommend keeping mesquites that are that size or bigger. Jun 26, Don't dig the sides.
Picture yourself cutting the tree.
You can get rid of shrubs, trees, and all sorts of debris.
Dig the roots in front like a notch, dig the roots in back to form the back cut. Then push. The sides are your hinge. This technique is a poor cousin to a man on the ground with a saw who knows how to use it and a man in a machine that's as good as the faller. Oct 24, Stump Removal Tactics. Aim for the roots. Use a Thumb Attachment. Use leverage to get under the stump. Pull in on the top of the stump to break it free. These are just a few tips to make your stump removal project 10x easier and faster.
Remember having the right tool for the job is always the most important thing no matter what the project is.