3 cubic foot would be easy but I assume you mean 3 cubic yard - that's
another story. I've removed many stumps but none close to 3 cy. That would
be about 4,000 lbs including the dirt stuck to the root ball and getting
this sucker out of the hole would be a major bitch. I've broken a 3 ton and
a 4 ton come along, broken a 2 ton engine hoist and worn out a few chains
and a new chainsaw on a much smaller stump. I ended up digging down to form
a ram, using steel plates as skits and with a come along pulling it out.
This is Turtle.
First to get the stump out of the ground. If it will move a little and you then
can run a chain around the roots and around the whole thing to attach it
succurely to the chain. Then attach the chain to your truck and start pulling
with small jerks and work up to big jerks. You can pull one way the un hook from
it and pull from the other way. You can work it out of the ground and when it
comes loose it will come out of the ground.
Now to get it in you truck. Buy you cheap come a long from the hardware store or
borrow a come along and drag the stump over to a tree with the truck and then
run the chain up and over a limb and the use the come a long to pull it up and
then drive your truck under it and then let it down in your truck.
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