using your tractor to pull a tree over

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RobertBrown

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I don't know what to say about this other than I was pretty sure is was going to be an epic fail.
Seems like hiring a stump grinder is still a smart option. But it's an interesting video.....
 
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There’s a lot of money in rigging there. And it can’t be hardware store junk either. The pulling force is significant in part of it. It’s a cool video but not a very practical option. In the time it took to set that up and fix the hole he probably could have cut enough roots with a sawzall to pull it over with a direct pull or a simple 2-1 pull.
 
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Rather awesome, however.
 
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I can't imagine the tension on that main rope. If that had snapped it would have gone flying.
 
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Pulling higher on the tree would have been so much easier.
 
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Not much higher or the tree would have broken off.
 
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Rather awesome, however.
Yep! Quite apparent that guy know more about rigging and leverage than most people commenting here. Of course there are many options on how different people would have handled the project, but he got it done his way. ;)
 
 
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