When is a Tree Puller a Grapple?

  
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Do you have to pre-dig around the tree? Or do you just drive up and rip it out? Awsome attachment !
No digging, Here is the tree shown in post #5.

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View from the seat, clamped on to the trunk.

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Pulled, these cedars don't have a tap root. :thumbsup:

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Shook the dirt off.

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Have you tried it on stumps?

How short do you think a stump could be and it still work?
 
  
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Have you tried it on stumps?

How short do you think a stump could be and it still work?
No, don't have many small stumps, the jaws open to 8".

It would have to stick up about 4" to get a good grip on it. If it has a large tap root, it probably couldn't pull it.

With a tall tree, you can lean it over to break the surface roots. Here is one that it struggled with.

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