For one stump, the process can take 15 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the size of the stump, the location, and more.
Once you get used to operating a stump grinder, it will take you about 15 minutes to fully grind a 15” inch. In about 6 hours, depending on the size of the stumps, you can grind anywhere between 15-20 stumps. With smaller stumps, this number can easily rise to 24-25.
For many business owners, tree stump removal is a profitable side-job or part-time business. Some business owners have annual revenues of $20,000 to $25,000 working a few days each week.
The effectiveness of many vane/gear hydraulic motors is only around 70%. The inability to efficiently use all of your skid steers' hydraulic power robs your stump grinder of power. For maximum productivity, the best skid steer stump grinders will be closer to 90-96% efficient.
Stump grinder is an equipment that removes tree stumps. Once you cut a tree, what is left behind is a tree stump. This is where a stump grinder comes in and helps you permanently remove the tree stump.
Depending on the stump’s size, the entire operation can take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours. Once set in position, our Miller Stump Grinder can typically complete the whole process without needing to make any adjustments.
Typical attachments function well when the above-grade depth does not exceed 24 inches. Most professionals generally see few benefits of grinding past 20 inches below grade.
The size of the resulting hole primarily depends on the dimensions of the stump and how deep the landowner wants to grind. The width of the hole will be a bit larger than the stump’s diameter. Most professionals recommend grinding a stump to 16 inches below the ground, allowing the new grass and soil to acclimate properly.