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Land Clearing Equipment: A Beginner’s Guide

By now, it’s no secret that there is a massive market for land clearing equipment. These versatile tools can be used in many different circumstances, and our quick guide will help you determine which tool is best for your needs.

It may be challenging to know where to begin if you’re undertaking a project with many layers of difficult growth. The brush cutting attachments you choose may depend on multiple factors. Do you use a skid steer or excavator? What kind of growth are you looking to destroy? Once you’ve determined the scale of your task, you can find land clearing equipment that will do the work for you.

Mowers and mulchers are machines that may be used on a wide range of landscaping and clearing operations. Mowers control wild vegetation, while mulchers function by chewing up everything from tiny trees to bushes. This land clearing equipment does an excellent job prepping and breaking down all objects before they’re removed.

Whether you’re tearing down trees or annihilating brush, Rut Manufacturing has a large selection of skid steer brush cutters, mini excavator attachments, and other land clearing equipment that will lessen your workload and optimize your performance.

Below, we’ll explore the different kinds of land clearing equipment to aid you in your mission.

Land Clearing Equipment for Farmland, Right of Ways, and Trails

Are you looking for equipment that can eliminate large expanses or rugged terrain? If so, Rut Manufacturing has you covered.

Rut’s land clearing equipment features heavy-duty blades designed to tear through the overgrowth. Our skid steer and excavator land clearing attachments offer efficient performances for both small-scale and large projects.

The following attachments are perfect for clearing farmland.

Skid Steer Forestry Disc Mulcher Annihilator

Our Annihilator is ideal for various work sites if you need a forestry disc mulcher attachment that can help you save time. The Annihilator is quick, efficient, and long-lasting, allowing you to complete your task quickly.

Designed for harsh environments, the Annihilator is powered by a bent axis piston motor and comes with a hydraulic pressure gauge—ensuring that you’ll get the most out of this skid steer brush cutting attachment. This attachment is capable of cutting trees up to 14 inches in diameter!

Check out our free resource about the Annihilator to learn more!

Skid Steer Forestry Brush Cutter Gladiator

The Gladiator Forestry Brush Cutter is a skid steer attachment for uneven land, on-site preparation, and emergency cleanup. The Gladiator is an industrial-grade machine capable of cutting and mulching any bush or tree it meets. 

The Gladiator’s push bar is intended to keep trees and brush in front of the cutter so that they may be easily consumed. The 1″ thick blade carrier of this forestry brush cutter is made of carbide-tipped mulching teeth. 

The mulching teeth aid in the destruction of forest foliage and the grinding down of stumps, and they are strong enough to handle heavy debris and overgrowth with ease.

Skid Steer Brush Cutter Terminator XP

In comparison to other skid steer land clearing equipment, this brush cutter can deal with overgrown brush, vexing native grasses, and other vegetation that is impeding your progress. Not to mention that the quality of this product ensures it’s suitable for both residential and commercial applications.

The unique brush cutter attachment is constructed of the same AR400 steel blades as the Terminator XP, but it includes a few unique characteristics that set it apart.

For additional measures of efficiency, we’ve increased the deck thickness (from 3/16″) and deck sides (from 5/16″), which protects your equipment from abrasive brushes and overgrowth. We’ve added carbide-tipped mulching teeth between the blades to improve work efficiency, making it easier to consume unruly shrubbery, bush growth, and tree stumps.

Brush Eliminator

This versatile mini excavator attachment can handle everything from minor pathways to huge clearings. You’ll be able to finish the most challenging job sites in a fraction of the time with the Brush Eliminator in your land clearing equipment arsenal.

This brush cutting attachment is manufactured to handle the most challenging job while being simultaneously lightweight and easy to use.

Land Clearing Equipment for Hard-To-Reach Areas

Excavator Brush Mower

If you’re looking for an excavator brush cutter attachment that can tackle hard-to-reach places, the Excavator Brush Mower is the choice for you. Its AR400 blades and 3/16″ deck are a powerful force against trails, hillsides, ponds, and ditches.

The most frustrating projects will be a breeze with the Excavator Brush Mower.

Excavator Auger

If you’re looking for mini excavator attachments that will reach over a tricky wall or hole, the Excavator Auger is the answer. This handy attachment may just save you valuable money and manpower.

Skid Steer Auger

If you’re in need of a skid steer brush cutter for reaching difficult areas, the Skid Steer Auger will turn your skid steer into an innovative drilling machine—capable of abolishing any unwanted growth.

Skid Steer Brush Mower

You can swiftly navigate around hard-to-reach areas with this skid steer attachment that employs a two-blade system to remove tiny limbs and brush with accuracy. Brush mowers are ideal for tight spots, dense clearings, thick gardens, and overgrown areas.

The versatile skid steer mower attachment is compatible with many manufacturers, including Case, Caterpillar, Bobcat, New Holland, John Deere, Kubota, Wacker, ASV, and many more. 

The brush mower may be used with skid steers, compact track loaders, and multi-terrain loaders.

Are you wondering if the Skid Steer Brush Mower is the right land clearing equipment for you? Consult our free resource for more information.

Land Clearing Equipment for Tree Removal

If you’re planning on cutting down many trees on your property, consider having them appraised before starting the removal process. You never know; you may have valuable timber that you can sell. Many times, trees can be relocated as well. Before you start any job, you should decide what to do with the debris.

Tree Slayer

Our excavator tree shear is built to cut and trim trees, brush, grind out tiny stumps and roots with the serrated edge, then collect the debris in a neat pile with the back edge. This tree slayer is intended to endure the most arduous tangle of trees.

When looking for land clearing equipment that eradicates trees, you want to find brush-cutting attachments that lessen the time spent switching between attachments. Tree clearing tools need to reach narrow areas that other devices can’t.

Additionally, the brush cutting attachment must have strong mulching teeth capable of destroying dense material such as a large span of trunks and branches varying in size.

Finals Thoughts for Land Clearing Equipment

Land clearing equipment comes in several different designs that are meant for specific tasks. Some land clearing equipment is specially designed for cutting up large amounts of brush and vegetation, while others are specifically designed to cut down trees. Other types of land clearing equipment have special blades that turn them into powerful machines.

Whatever your project, ensure that you’re using the right piece of machinery for the task at hand for the best results. If you’re unsure which brush cutting attachment is right for you, contact the professionals at Rut Manufacturing for assistance.

Do you want to learn more about skid steers? Check out our free guide! Rut Manufacturing is dedicated to giving customers information and helpful service so you can find the best match for your machine. Our custom-built, made in the USA brush cutting attachments are made to withstand the most demanding job.

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