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#6468923 - 09/26/16 12:06 PM Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4233
After spending a couple of weekends with a chainsaw trying to clear brush and getting a good dose of poison oak in the process; it became clear it was time to bring in professional help in the form of a CAT299 with Fecon rotary drum brush eater.

This is just a sample of the before and after pics from just 12hrs of equipment work.

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#6468945 - 09/26/16 12:25 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
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Registered: 11/17/10
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Did you rent it or have someone come in to do the work? Looks good and its always good to not have poison oak. I just had it a few weeks ago from clearing brush
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#6468982 - 09/26/16 12:51 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Looks identical to a place I hunted in the 80's, about 1/2 mile off the Brazos river, good looking terrain.
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#6469006 - 09/26/16 01:12 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
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@SapperTitan..... I had an owner operator come out and do it, I wanted somebody on the machine that really could make it perform to its fullest capacity.

@Western..... I've got some GOOD terrain and hunting, but this place is actually in Oklahoma about 20min north east of the Choctaw Casino.

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#6469511 - 09/26/16 06:01 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
Roll-Tide Offline
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Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 3089
Looks the same to me...

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#6469533 - 09/26/16 06:17 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
Ntgrty Offline
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Registered: 05/11/11
Posts: 338
Loc: Texas
Makes it a lot easier to find the birds

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#6469930 - 09/26/16 09:37 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Looks good.
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#6472591 - 09/28/16 04:04 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
fracdaddy Offline
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Registered: 09/22/16
Posts: 100
what equipment did you use

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#6472601 - 09/28/16 04:07 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: fracdaddy]
HoldPoint Offline


Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 1954
Loc: Plano, TX
Originally Posted By: fracdaddy
what equipment did you use


you must want to sell something in the classifieds.......

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#6472650 - 09/28/16 04:41 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: fracdaddy]
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4233
Originally Posted By: fracdaddy
what equipment did you use


The machine was a CAT 299XHP with a Fecon mulching/brush head; this is not the machine that was on my property but the same spec....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlh9tPH8cgQ

Notice that's a fairly large tree for the machine; on 8" diameter trees and smaller, the Fecon head can really eat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwyDQpcum48

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#6472667 - 09/28/16 04:58 PM Re: Farm Brush Clearing - Before and After Pics [Re: deewayne2003]
heredeer Offline
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Registered: 01/08/16
Posts: 519
Looks good !!!

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