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How to Remove a Hackberry Tree.
Oct 22, Use A Circular Saw I use a circular saw set at 15 degrees and keep crisscrossing the stump at the blade depth of three inches and the stump just falls apart in small wood squares. Cover with heavy 6 mil plastic and re-cover with earth.
Drive the teeth close to the stump and turn on the machine. Raise the cutting wheel of the grinder a few inches above the front edge of the stump with the brake lever. Turn on the spinning cutting wheel and slowly lower it onto the stump.