Roundup: Tree removal/disposal

Feed chippers with grapple system
The Exca-Beak from Daniel Manufacturing is a grapple system for compact excavators and loader backhoes. It can be used to feed chippers, in hardscaping, and in demolition and has a 38-inch jaw opening. The Exca-Beak has no limited range of operation and is available in all common quick-attach styles.

Rayco super crawler on the prowl
The C100 Super Crawler from Rayco Manufacturing is powered by a 96-horsepower Kubota turbo diesel engine and has 38 fixed teeth to clear material in a 6-foot path. Featuring Rayco’s Super Flow, the closed loop hydraulic system produces 39 gallons of pressure per minute at 5,500 psi. The two-speed crawler has a 14-inch ground clearance, a 42-gallon tank and a forestry cooling package.

Lightweight, portable brush chipper
The Clipper 6 Brush Chipper from Morbark is a compact chipper weighing 1,700 pounds. Powered by a 24-horsepower Honda engine, the machine has a folding infeed tray and throat opening of 11-inches by 6-inches to process a variety of materials. Other features include a swing-away front jack, direct drive coupling system and machined chipping rotor with integrated chip throwing paddle.

Wide throat opening allows more efficient chipping
The Model 65XP chipper from Bandit features a 6-inch by 12-inch wide throat opening, a single feed wheel and large 32.7 CID hydraulic motor to keep operators processing material with less downtime. Woodchips can be broadcast easily using the 360-degree manual swivel discharge. The 65XP is available with a variety of gas and diesel engine options ranging from 27 to 48.1 horsepower.

Multi-tool attachment for tree services
The Demo-Dozer multi-tool attachment eliminates the need to carry several attachments to a job site as it has six tools in one unit. In most cases, the Demo-Dozer replaces the need for a material bucket, grapple bucket, log handler, dozer and digging bucket with Rezloh option. It adds a clamshell, demolition bucket and demolition hook. Designed to work with skid steers and multi-track loaders.

Heavy duty brushcutter for SSL, CWL
Blue Diamond’s extreme duty brushcutter can cut heavy grass and trees up to 6 inches in diameter without bunching under the deck. A direct drive, four-blade cutter for low flow skid steers and compact wheel loaders, the extreme duty brushcutter weighs 1,450 pounds and requires a minimum of 16 gpm. A steel cover protects the drive assembly, and the deck is heavily reinforced.

Chipper built with safety in mind
The Wood Chipper from USPraxis is compact enough to maneuver through 36-inch gates with enough power to handle 6-inch tree limbs. To protect landscapers, the exit shoot rotates 180 degrees away from the operator, and the 24-inch flywheel will not engage unless the top cover is closed. Additional features include a gravity feeder with 24-horsepower Honda engine and adjustable front wheels that tuck away for transport.

Mulch away at hardwoods and softwoods
Gyro-Trac’s new GT-25XP heavy duty mulcher is powered by a 260-horsepower Tier III Cummins diesel engine. It is capable of clearing away hardwoods and softwoods of various sizes, including ironwood, hickory, and oak. The mulcher is fitted with a 700HF cutter head with individually mounted teeth for easy maintenance. The 23,500-pound machine has a ground pressure of 3.5 psi to minimize ground disturbance.

Track loader designed for tough situations
Powered by a 99-horsepower Perkins diesel engine, ASV’s PT-100 compact track loader has a ground pressure of 4.37 psi. Features of the new CTL include a sealed and pressurized cab with air conditioner and heater, full forestry guarding and an auto-reversing fan for increased cooling system performance. A pneumatic pump changes the fan blades’ pitch to clear debris.

The Attachments Idea Book
Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
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