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Old 05-03-2012, 01:36 PM   #1
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Clearing some Brush


I'm looking to clear some brush in some property I purchased. (in Canada)

Would like it cleaned up for camping (lots of kids running around)

What's the best thing to do this? Rent a bush hog? Machete? Tiller?

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Get a Billy Goat (well, rent one for the day)
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Get a Billy Goat (well, rent one for the day)
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Ayuh,.... A Weedwacker of over 30cc's, with a brush blade on it...
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Ayuh,.... A Weedwacker of over 30cc's, with a brush blade on it...
Which would be different from the suggested machine in what way?
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Which would be different from the suggested machine in what way?
Ayuh,... I figure they're Different by 'bout $800.00.....
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Ayuh,... I figure they're Different by 'bout $800.00.....
You are probably right. I have not had the need for a brush machine in ages. I just don't think a small string trimmer even with a brush attachment is going to work out well. This is a situation where rental of a machine might be something to think about?

Also before I forget. Make sure you are not whacking some form of poison oak, ivy or sumac. People know about "leaves three let them be" but there is a stem form people forget to look for. It is a little harder to spot. Maybe it does not grow where the OP lives.


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Ayuh,...You may be right 'bout the rental,....
But,...
At the family lodge up in Maine, We have 'bout a 1/2 acre or so of Blueberries,...

If ya don't knock down the bushes every couple of years, they quit producin' berries...
It usually takes me a reasonbly short time to walk through with the weedwacker, 'n brush-blade...
Actually, it takes 'bout Twice as long to rake up the cut crap...

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