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The Fecon STUMPEX stump grinder mounts to skid steers and backhoes with as little as 20 gpm hydraulic output.
The STUMPEX’s low RPM and 33, ft. per lb. of torque enables it to draw itself down into any species of stump. Jun 22, All stump grinders use a powerful, rotating blade that rips into the wood as it turns.
The blade’s teeth cut the stump wood into small pieces. The operator guides the blade over the entire stump as the blade reduces the wood to chips, and takes the stump down to well below ground level. Jul 08, Go out an get some copper sulphate, drill a hole down the center of the stump about 1" diameter and fill with copper sulphate.
Wait about mnths removal should be a sinch then. Drill Holes in the Stump Cut off as much of the top of the stump as possible with your chainsaw. Use a 1-inch spade bit with a spade bit extension to drill evenly spaced holes roughly every 6 to 8 inches around the perimeter of the stump. Make the holes about 12 Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
While stump grinding takes care of the visible remains of the tree, the old tree’s roots are still spread out underground, sometimes 4, 8 or 12 feet beyond where the stump stood. After grinding, these roots will naturally decay, but it’s a lengthy process. It can take plus years for the roots to fully break down.