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braindeadboxer
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Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)

I put in an offer on a house today. It has a ginormous old pecan tree fairly close to the house. If I pay someone to cut and throw it how much $$ am I looking at? My dad said around $2k as it will have to possibly be cut twice and not just topping it and taking it down dude to there being no room in the front yard. I think that's high but I'm clueless.

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Geauxtiga
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
I'm not sure how to price that but 2K would not surprise me.

What's the approximate trunk diameter?


Tilco Baller
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
I asked a similar question of my friends recently and was told to expect 1500-2000.


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braindeadboxer
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
I'm gonna take a wild guess that it's 2-3 foot. But it's extremely tall


braindeadboxer
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
Normally I'd do it myself but it's too close to the house for me to feel comfortable trying it. No room for error on any side.


Geauxtiga
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
You may want to grind the stump too. They have tap roots. When it rots I (many years) it could leave a soft spot.


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Geauxtiga
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
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Normally I'd do it myself but it's too close to the house for me to feel comfortable trying it. No room for error on any side.
I agree with your thinking. You could cause 2K of damage in a heartbeat if that tree twisted and fell on your house or on a neighbor's.




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Geauxtiga
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
You outta come meet us at Fin's camp Friday.


braindeadboxer
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
Old river? I'll be getting in from MS for work sometime Friday and will be busy for the evening but Friday evening I may be able to


jimbeam
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
I want the firewood


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Geauxtiga
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Cracker
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
Go to food drink board post free pecan wood see what happens


braindeadboxer
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
Getting rid of the wood isn't the problem. Putting the tree on the ground and not on a house is the issue.

Geauxtiga: missed it, I'll catch up with you sometime before then on here.
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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
A high liability job like that won't be cheap.

You're looking at $1k to get it on the ground probably


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Spankum
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
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My dad said around $2k


from my expierience, that sounds about right...


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tigerpaw08716
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
post a pic of tree.... I have a guy that does tree work really good and at a great price... He is also license and insured


Tbooux
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
To save some $ just get a professional to get eh tree on the ground and then you take it from there to cut up and give away/haul off. Just did this for a pecan tree at my camp.


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Cracker
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
Why didnt you make the offer contingent on them removing the tree


Creamer
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re: Cutting and throwing a pecan tree (Updated with Pic)
I would haul off some of that wood for free.


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