So if your thinking of dozing around the home place.
Jan 08, how big are the trees? a good 60k to 70k D-8 makes short work of 60' cotton woods, but is kind of a waste in 30' trees, then a excavator with a thumb or a track loader with a big grapple will be faster.
But an excavator will beat most cats punching holes in the ground for burying. Feb 13, As stumpjumper83 has mentioned a trackloader or decent D7 size dozer is the tool for clearing but the dozer would need a tree-pusher to just walk up and tip the larger trees.
Any concept of chain sawing trees and then digging out the stumps seems really odd and the only time it can be justified is if you want to mill the timber.
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How big of a dozer do I need to clear trees? “However, you want a larger D6 to pop pine stumps out of the ground after clearing timber.” The larger D8 and D9. Nov 15, If the trees are large and in good shape it would be better to cut them into firewood leaving high stumps for the dozer. As for the dozer tearing up the land go as big as you can afford or rent a biggin for the damage and buy a smaller JD, Kubota, Case, or New Holland 4WD tractor with a PTO in the rear for attachments and what not.
Apr 04, Larger excavators (most recommend 18k lbs for a land clearing project) can be used like a dozer, and the boom can be used to push trees down away from you. Excavators can also be equipped with mulchers, grinders, and grapple buckets to take care of a variety of tasks. Jul 18, I'm currently clearing 70 acres of the thickest 5 year old clear-cut you can imagine. The is perfect for my needs.
I can take out trees to about 8 inches which is the prevailing size after 5 years. I've renovated two ponds with the You can see the dozer in action at this link which is the renovation of a 1/4 acre pond into a 2 acre shrubmulching.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.