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        What is the machine that removes shrubs by digging in and grabbing, shaking, and pulling out the old shrub? I saw this on an old Desperate Landscapes show. I need to rent one of those, NOW.
         
        Posts: 1 | Location: Kalamazoo | Registered: Apr 07, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        If you're looking for an answer from the show producers, they don't monitor this forum and won't be seeing your request.
         
        Posts: 1737 | Registered: Oct 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        stump chippers are a (sorta) self-powered tool with a big ragged cutterhead... steer them into a stump field and get to grinding. they will also do a number on any utility lines that run next to a stump, so if you rent one, call your "one-call" locator service two to three days ahead of time to get the yard marked.

        they may not catch any items homeowner-installed like feeds to the grill, lighting, or water/sewer to patio kitchens. look at your home, look at the stuff in the yard, and be careful if there is a visible service leaving the wall.

        this is a non-trivial rental, and you will need a 2-inch hitch vehicle to tow the trailer.

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        sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
         
        Posts: 5485 | Location: North Burbs, MN | Registered: Mar 14, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        I've seen anything that also going to shake it but one of these with the right attacment will sure pull them out by the roots.
        http://www.toro.com/en-us/golf...s/pages/default.aspx

        I just use my trailer hitch and a chain most of the time.
        Make sure to call Miss Utility before doing an digging!


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        Posts: 17988 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        They’re called shrub pullers, I think, and the size and type depends on what you want pulled.
         
        Posts: 15 | Location: Dallas, Texas USA | Registered: Jan 21, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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