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Old July 12th, 2013, 12:29 PM
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Old July 12th, 2013, 12:38 PM
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I've got some stump pullin with my winch to do...looks like fun!
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Old July 12th, 2013, 12:46 PM
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I'm no arborer, but that tree must have been a Japanese evergreen or something.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 01:00 PM
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I'm no arborer, but that tree must have been a Japanese evergreen or something.
Probably an arborvitae
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Old July 12th, 2013, 01:09 PM
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looks like an Aborvitae. A little too close to the house, so I see why it needed to go.

Too bad I'm not closer, I would have dug it up and added it to the row of them along my property line to screen from my neighbor.

Your D barely flinched when you pulled that thing out! I pulled out a pretty nasty juniper bush (probably 10' in diameter) by attaching right at the base and the only sign the truck gave that it was under load was a small puff of smoke from the diesel when I let out the clutch.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 01:57 PM
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Funny I did the same a few weeks ago with some ugly bushes, the winch worked really well.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 02:03 PM
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I'm no arborer, but that tree must have been a Toyota evergreen or something.
clearly my humor was too subtle. I fixed it.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 02:05 PM
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should have done it with the Jag
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Old July 12th, 2013, 05:37 PM
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should have done it with the Jag
424lb-ft of torque would have pulled it out just as easy I bet.

Pulled out 4 in less than an hour much better than digging them all out in 95% humidity.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 07:17 PM
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That's great, my kids got a kick out of watching that.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 07:45 PM
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When I was home from college one summer my dad paid me to pull out some evergreen juniper bushes from our front yard. I thought I'd make the job easier, so I tied a rope around them and then to my CJ5...

...I did more damage tearing up the lawn spinning my wheels, and my pay went to patching the lawn. Lesson learned.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:45 PM
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I have yet to understand why juniper is EVER planted. besides being ugly, it is an absolute pain to remove.

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I had to remove about .25 acre of juniper when I bought my house... I still have nightmares... I had an old K5 Blazer that I used for the landscaping then, but it was more hands on than anything...
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:48 PM
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When I was home from college one summer my dad paid me to pull out some evergreen juniper bushes from our front yard. I thought I'd make the job easier, so I tied a rope around them and then to my CJ5...

...I did more damage tearing up the lawn spinning my wheels, and my pay went to patching the lawn. Lesson learned.
Use a Hi Lift jack and chain for the surgical touch...
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Old July 12th, 2013, 09:07 PM
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Ive pulled fence poles, bushes, trees, tree stumps, and fallen trees with the 90 and 109. Tons of fun.
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Old July 13th, 2013, 04:12 AM
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I have yet to understand why juniper is EVER planted. besides being ugly, it is an absolute pain to remove.

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And it smells like cat piss.
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Old July 20th, 2013, 06:01 PM
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Sometimes the tractor just needs a little help from the defender...
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Old July 20th, 2013, 06:36 PM
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