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This year is proving tough to find the time to work on our wood supply and I was wondering if such a thing as a mobile processor and crew existed for hire in the North East for a one off job?

 

We've got about 20 odd tonnes of semi-seasoned mixed hardwood (a lot of beech in it, some sycamore, some birch) to ideally get cut and split up this year. It's in 3m lengths, pretty straight but a mix of diameters from 6 inches to 18 inches. We also need it cut to 60cm lengths (so not the usual) and then stacking tightly in a Poly Tunnel by hand.

 

Ideally, I'd like to hire a crew and a processor for a couple of days work and wondered if this sort of thing exists and any idea on what the going daily rate is?

 

Cheers,

 

Mike

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You're a wee bit too far away for me to consider, but to give you an idea.......

 

Machine + operator + 2 labourers = £400 per day

Travel is normally £0.50/mile

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Well the wife just said we should get involved in the stacking so this could be a faster job than I thought.

 

Also, I'm not used to processors as we currently have a bit of a more manual approach, but they do seem to chuck it through quickly! Would 20-30 tonnes a day seem like a lot?

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You're a wee bit too far away for me to consider, but to give you an idea.......

 

Machine + operator + 2 labourers = £400 per day

Travel is normally £0.50/mile

 

Just out of interest ! How many m3 bags can that produce?:thumbup:

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You're a wee bit too far away for me to consider, but to give you an idea.......

 

Machine + operator + 2 labourers = £400 per day

Travel is normally £0.50/mile

 

£400/day for three blokes and a processor?

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Jess thinking sounds too cheap but thinkin about it I charge £250 for me n old palax combi, so £75 each for a couple of stackers not too far out, but would charge more for people wi cs tickets

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