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Kwik-Trim | Utility Products: Go Small or Go Home

June 02, 2015

We live in an age where bigger is better--bigger burgers, bigger flat-screen TVs and, in the world of clearing vegetation, bigger equipment. A large-scale mechanical tree trimmer with a 75-foot boom can tear into towering pines, and a dedicated mulching machine will shred the thickest buck brush.

But aside from rural areas offering ample space to maneuver, these large machines can be difficult to handle and transport. Good luck maintaining rights of way near urban sprawl. In such cases, bigger is not better and instead is a hindrance to operators, residents, motorists and utility company vegetation management professionals.

The argument with clearing equipment increasingly is to go small and compact-- not large. And through technological advancements, increased power and affordability, such compact equipment options can expand anyone's versatility...

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