Are there any trees or substantial attachments above the hoe?
Perhaps a pulley with an off road type wrecker, oil field truck,
logger, house mover (someone with a big cabled Tulsa winch) could
provide the restraint. Having the bucket and riggers down should
keep it fairly stable. I assume you have to roll farther down
hill than the reach of the boom.
I used to think you couldn't stick a backhoe (young and dumb).
After forty years I've done it twice now, still haven't turned one
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
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