|Clearing Brush: |
Clearing brush is easy
with the Alpine Magnum stump grinder. Because this machine utilizes
a 4800 rpm cutting head and razor-sharp carbide-tipped teeth,
the Magnum can trim through brush and overgrowth in
the above picture, the Magnum is being used to prep an area for
development. While the Magnum can't compete with a bulldozer
for sheer speed, it can remove
brush from sensitive work environments near houses and on the edges
of prepared grounds such as cemeteries and golf courses. You
wouldn't even dream of hauling a bulldozer over well maintained turf
like that --but at only 88 pounds, the Magnum is more than ready for
Because of its
lightweight brushing leg, the Magnum far outperforms the traditional
brush removal tool of the landscaping community - the chainsaw.
Chainsaw blades simply dull to quickly when clearing brush -
not to mention the danger involved with swinging the chainsaw
around at full throttle.
brushing leg allows you to cut a precise swath of brush, and then
advance the machine as you clear out more. This means less wasted
effort and greater safety while cutting.
Additionally, since most brush and
undergrowth is near ground-level, the Magnum performs far better
than a chainsaw--unless you're willing to risk back injury by
holding the chainsaw near ground level. The Magnums balanced
suspension lets you trim the brush in any location with a minimum of
Usually when cutting
brush, you encounter a mixture of growth including plants, dead
branches, live sapling trees, and stumps. The Magnum is the only
tool that can tackle all of these very different types of growth
without having to switch tools. This means a savings in time, as
well as eliminating the need to transport several different machines
to and from your job site.
brush cutter can be used to cut trails much faster than hand tools.
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