Using truck for a tractor

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  1. Glenn West

    Glenn West Light Load Member

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    I have property that I would like to pull some trees over. Anyone ever used their truck for this?
     
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  3. skallagrime

    skallagrime Road Train Member

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    Short answer yes, long answer... msg me with a number and ill call you trying to talk you out of it
     
  4. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Why not just rent a tractor
     
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  5. fishonron

    fishonron Medium Load Member

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    My go to for knocking trees over is a chainsaw.
     
  6. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    My mind is blown :biggrin_25523:
     
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  7. MLC Adventures

    MLC Adventures Medium Load Member

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    Ya know, a good dozer operator is well worth their fees, and doesn't eff up your own equipment.
     
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  8. Glenn West

    Glenn West Light Load Member

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    No one in my area wants to rent a tractor. I would prefer too us one. I would buy a used one but no where to keep it. I have no house. Fixing up this property
     
  9. fishonron

    fishonron Medium Load Member

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    What exactly are you wanting to do?

    You say "pull some trees over" and "fixing up this property", are you talking about a few trees or an acer of trees? What type of trees and how big are they? Once the trees are gone are you planning on building in that spot?

    If you're not cutting and are using equipment to knock down trees you generally push them down, you don't pull them toward you.
     
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  10. Glenn West

    Glenn West Light Load Member

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    Small trees. I have 4 acres and about 3 too clear but not that much now. Area has some trees, most small that trees where I am going to pull my camper in. Build house once there. 2" oaks. have some 10" but will deal with them later.
     
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  11. GreenPete359

    GreenPete359 Road Train Member

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    Find you local equipment rental & get yourself an excavator. Use the right tools for the job.
     
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