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Old 12-17-2010, 12:24 AM   #1
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Removing Some Stumps


Here are some pictures from a recent stump removal job.
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Old 12-17-2010, 12:27 AM   #2
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That is a nice bucket for digging up stumps. What did you do with that that big sucker ??
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I split them and placed them over the edge of a bank. As per customer.

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I split them and placed them over the edge of a bank. As per customer.
I was gonna give you poop about removing them to the neighbors side of the fence!

Nice to have the right tool for the job, eh? The only thing easier would be a stick of dynamite, then there wouldn't even be a stump left to have to deal with.
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The only thing easier would be a stick of dynamite, then there wouldn't even be a stump left to have to deal with.
Unless it went off in your hand.

I have some stumps laying around here that I dug out 25 years ago. Incredible how they don't rot when you'd like them to. What's a cheap no-labor way to promote that?
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What's a cheap no-labor way to promote that?
there's some stuff you can put in them that is supposed to help. drill some holes in it with a ship auger bit, throw the solution in there, wait a while and then burn it.
or you can keep wet burlap over them and it'll hasten the process, but it's still going to take forever.
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there's some stuff you can put in them that is supposed to help.
But that would cost money.

Yeah, I've heard of that, but no specific product name. Don't know that it's actually worth doing--they haven't hurt anyone for the last 25 years. Just asking out of idle curiosity as much as anything.
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The only thing easier would be a stick of dynamite, then there wouldn't even be a stump left to have to deal with.
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Unless it went off in your hand.
Either way, you wouldn't be worrying about stumps, would you ...


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I have some stumps laying around here that I dug out 25 years ago. Incredible how they don't rot when you'd like them to. What's a cheap no-labor way to promote that?
Fastest way to make 'em rot is to leave them in the ground and pour nitrogen fertilizer over them. All things need nitrogen to decompose, especially wood. The stump also has to be kept damp, things don't rot when they're dry. Or, you could hire S.R.E. to come over with the excavator and set the stumps over in your neighbors field.
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Or, you could hire S.R.E. to come over with the excavator and set the stumps over in your neighbors field.
Nah, I still have the old '60's Case I dug 'em out with. Sorry, S.R.E.
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Unless it went off in your hand.

I have some stumps laying around here that I dug out 25 years ago. Incredible how they don't rot when you'd like them to. What's a cheap no-labor way to promote that?
Try burying them under your lawn. They will be sure to rot and cause your lawn to settle.
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I was gonna give you poop about removing them to the neighbors side of the fence!
The customer has about 20 acres and I was no where near the property line.

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