Good luck with your work!
Jan 11, Using Stihl MS to cut through roots in the way of our trenching. We're installing a French drain and we dont have time to play games with thich shrub and.
May 09, 18 yo Stihl chainsaw cutting through plum root. Time-lapse recorded with Xiaomi Mi4c, 4x speed. Yes but you will need to sharpen your chain saw every five minutes. For cutting roots I use a Milwaukee 12″ carbide tipped reciprocating saw blade. I just cut down a 50′ crab apple tre and cut all the roots with the same blade and it is still fairly sharp.
Conventional chains saw and recap saw blades do not like any contact with dirt. Apr 18, dug around the stump and large roots with shovel and pick / mattock - and then cut through the roots with a small battery powered DeWalt recip saw (w / 12" blade) worked well.
Mar 10, I will suggest plunge cutting in from the top where there is no dirt and cut most of the root. Do this in two places say 8 inches apart. Hit the section with a sledge hammer. A smaller chainsaw, bar and chain might be better. Is it loam or rocky? If you must cut into the ground do not pull it through the bushmulch.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.