When is a Grapple a Tree Shear?

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A dead tree had fallen across the trail.

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First pinch with the Gorilla Grapple at the edge of the trunk.

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Second pinch, a little lower.

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That sheared it. :thumbsup:

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Picked up the sheared off trunk.

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Now we can ride the trail. :D

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Instead of a thread every time you move a tree, maybe this could go in the "Seat time" thread? :)
 
  
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Instead of a thread every time you move a tree, maybe this could go in the "Seat time" thread? :)

I think you missed the point of the thread and why it is here in Attachments.

Have you ever seen a grapple shear a tree?
 
  
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Maybe some pictures of the grapple would help to show how it can be a shear.

44" wide, 32" opening.
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Since I referenced this thread on another thread, I will show the next two pictures taken after the chunk of concrete was pried up out of the spillway.

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I don't think my grapple "'bucket" would have the same results. :)
Of course I beat myself up about "bucket" or "root" but I found the grapple bucket suits my needs simply because I didn't have a smooth bucket.
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I don't think my grapple "'bucket" would have the same results. :)
Of course I beat myself up about "bucket" or "root" but I found the grapple bucket suits my needs simply because I didn't have a smooth bucket.

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:thumbsup: Looks like a good setup.
 
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I'm with ishiboo. We all know you love to post lots of pics. Almost seems like a desperate attempt to start a new conversation in which you can post pics of doing something extremely slow and naming it efficiency?? :)
 
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I'm with ishiboo. We all know you love to post lots of pics. Almost seems like a desperate attempt to start a new conversation in which you can post pics of doing something extremely slow and naming it efficiency?? :)
Yeah, I'm pretty sure my 372 XP is faster at cutting wood and only cost $900.
 
  
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I'm with ishiboo. We all know you love to post lots of pics. Almost seems like a desperate attempt to start a new conversation in which you can post pics of doing something extremely slow and naming it efficiency?? :)
I guess i should have stated in the first post that I don't have a rotating tree shear and the trees are too close together to pull the dead tree out sideways. :confused3:
 
 
 
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