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Optimal 1100 Tree Spade

Machine details

Optimal 1100 Tree Spade mounted on Kramer 520 compact loader.

Moves most species of deciduous and coniferous tree up to 110mm diameter stem (4.5") / 30 cm stem girth

Is agile and compact enough to work in nursery rows

Kramer four wheel steer and four wheel drive base offers maximum manoeuvrability and minimum ground disturbance

Machine fitted with 40km gearbox to allow longer moves on private roads

High output machine compared with usual tractor mounted type

Shape of blades ensure rootball width is maximised in the fibrous root zone unlike American style machines

Tree spade is easily changed for forks to move or load rootballed trees
Technical data 

Machine width: 2.0 metres
Machine height: 2.8 metres
Machine weight: 6400 kg
Trunk diameter: Up to 110 mm
Size of rootball: 110 cm
Weight of rootball: Up to 500 kg
Depth of rootball: 75 cm

Trunk circumference: Up to 35 cm

Big John '65'

1.6m Tree Spade
Machine details

Big John 1.6m (65") 4 x 4 truck mounted Tree Spade.

Practicality Brown imported the first Big John '65' into Europe from the USA where these machines are common-place on most large development sites.

Moves most species of deciduous and coniferous tree up to 160mm diameter stem (6 ½") / 60cm stem girth

The powerful hydraulic digging action produces rootball sizes from 1m to 1.6m in diameter

When lifting a 1.6m rootball the blade tips reach down c. 1.4m

Now mounted on Mercedes 4x4 chassis with front and rear axle diff locks and centre diff lock for maximum manoevrability and far superior traction, with minimum ground disturbance

Fitted with the latest high specification extra wide flotation tyres which minimise ground compaction
Technical data

 Machine width:~2.5 metres
Machine height:3.9 metres
Machine weight:10,000 kg
Trunk diameter:100 - 160 mm
Size of rootball:Up to 1.6 metres
Weight of rootball:Up to 2,500 kg
Depth of rootball:Up to 1.4 metres??
Trunk circumference:Up to 60 cm
Water tank capacity:Up to 250 gals

01753 652022
Practicality Brown Ltd, Swan Rd, Iver, Bucks, SL0 9LA
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