«Previous    Next»
Elephant Brush Puller Pulls Trees By The Roots
Question: Whatęs strong enough to pull a tree out by the roots and barely disturb the soil? Answer: The Elephant Brush Puller.
  Inventor Burt Leonard designed the brush puller to uproot scrub trees without a lot of dirt attached. It mounts on front-end loaders with a 3000-lb. lift capability or a tractor 3-pt. hitch. It requires three hydraulic outlets. The Elephant Brush-Puller has successfully uprooted an 8-in. Cedar tree 25 ft. tall.  There are six hydraulic cylinders on the brush puller. Two operate the arms that close around the outside of the tree, two operate chains that compress bushy trees, and two operate rams that lift the brush from the ground with an upward lift of 60,000 lbs.
  The machine will not only remove the tree or shrub effectively, but by pulling up all of the root section, it will prevent regrowth. A smaller version of the Brush-Puller is in development. The company hopes that the smaller version will work on tractors with around 45 horse power. Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Atlas Implement, 1015 N. Hwy. 6, Navasota, Texas 77868 (ph 800 598-7137).

  Click here to download page story appeared in.

  Click here to read entire issue

To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.
Order the Issue Containing This Story
2000 - Volume #24, Issue #1