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Mowing + Burning

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Welcome back to the MAD county build series.Today was a day of productivity and success as I tackled a hefty task on my building project; getting the mowing and burning done. I had the pleasure of renting a brush cutter attachment for my trusty skid steer, and I must say, it was a game-changer. In this blog post, I'll share my experience with you, including some handy tips for renting motorized equipment and how I made the most of this rental.

Mr Post Frame using his attachment to cut brush

Before I dive into my day with the brush cutter attachment, let's talk a bit about renting motorized equipment. One critical thing to note is that when an hour meter is involved, rentals are typically calculated on a per-day basis. A day, in this context, usually means eight hours on that hour meter. Keep this in mind when budgeting your rental.

Now, here's where it gets interesting. Attachments, such as the brush cutter I rented, follow a slightly different rule. You can rent an attachment for a full day, which equates to a 24-hour time period, typically at a set rate. In my case, I paid two hundred and twenty-five dollars for this valuable tool. The beauty of renting attachments is that they often don't have time meters. This means you can utilize them for a continuous 24-hour period or for however long your project requires. In essence, you get excellent flexibility and value for your money.

With my brush cutter attachment in hand, I was eager to tackle brush on my property. Today's objective was to clear out the brush, organize it into piles, and safely burn it down to a manageable smolder. Timing was on my side as the wind was blowing in a favorable direction, ensuring that none of my neighbors would be affected by the smoke.

A excavador clearing brush

I spent the day methodically working through the brush, making quick work of it with the attachment. The efficiency of this tool allowed me to accomplish in hours what might have taken days with other methods.

Today was indeed a good day—a day of productivity, progress, and efficient use of resources. The brush cutter attachment proved its worth, and I'm excited about the possibilities it offers for future projects.

If you have any questions or need further clarification, don't hesitate to comment. I'm here to assist, and if there are recurring questions, I'll consider creating more in-depth posts.

Thank you for joining me on this adventure, and stay tuned for more insights in the MAD County Build Series!


Mr Post Frame

Mr and Mrs Post Frame

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