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    Dash cams

    I have been thinking about putting dash cams in our work trucks. Do any of you guys run dash cams? Seems like it would be a good idea if one of our employees ever gets in a wreck. What do you guys use and how well does it work?
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    Heavy dump trailer

    I'm thinking about buying an 18K dump trailer for our operation. I want to use it to haul a mini ex and/or a full sized tracked skid steer. When we aren't using it for hauling equipment I figured we could use it to haul logs. I'm thinking 7x14 or 7x16 sized trailer. Probably going towards the...
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    Mat Racks

    I built a rack recently for holding alturnmats for a friend's bucket truck. I'm pretty happy but always looking for better ideas. I figured I'd post up this one and hope others will post their setup as well to help give people ideas for how to store and transport them. We set ours up with a...
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    Roll off truck?

    Anybody using roll off truck for their tree service? I'm thinking about adding one to our fleet. We have a single axle grapple truck we use to haul wood. The problem I have is not having enough cdl drivers to get it to the job. I've tried to find more employee's that have or will get a cdl for...
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    Anybody use a semi?

    We're doing a large crane job right now with around 10 log picks in the 8k range. Moving the material is a bottleneck for us. Its about an hour drive one way. I've thought about using a semi with a flatbed to transport the larger log picks. We're cutting willow oaks in the 4 ft range. No mills...
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    Our 'new' crane

    We bought this 35 ton grove crane yesterday! It's got 104' main boom and a 32' jib. I'm really looking forward to learning how to run it. IMG_6333 by Fivepoints posted Feb 25, 2018 at 1:54 PM Img by Fivepoints posted Feb 25, 2018 at 1:42 PM
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    Hidden Costs of Ownership

    We have been renting cranes regularly for several years to the point of we're looking into possibly buying one. What are the hidden costs of ownership? I'm aware of in my state, an operator must be DOT certified. I know about the insurance cost and general equipment maintenance costs. Anything...
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    Looking for an elevator

    I have a friend that is looking for a rear mount 75 ft elevator. Must be diesel and not rusty. Were located near huntsville al.

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