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morning folks.

seriously need some help here, i've got 14 large stumps on a railway embankment that the client wants completely removing so that they can install a bridge.

we are not allowed any diggers etc in there as it could destabilise the embankment and cause slips (road above the embankment) we have tried an alpine magnum but becasue of the size of the stumps and the amount of stone, mud etc we are not getting anywhere fast.


any help or advice would be bloody brilliant as i am seriously considering smoking again......and drinking and just about anything else i can try to relieve stress.



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Build a level platform out of scaffolding and get a bigger grinder in there :) ive done it a couple of time but never done 14 stumps on a embankment

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the job is for a large civils firm that are re vamping a station for network rail.

i have pointed out that getting rid of the stumps and roots will also destabilise the embankment but they will be sorting that when they come to install the bridge but are adimant that we can dig the roots etc :confused1::confused1::confused1:

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With you now mate.

Excavator mounted grinder seems the way forward then, as others have said.



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