Stump Bucket for Tractors GWT Heavy Duty Wrecker

Original price was: $1,799.00.Current price is: $1,449.00.


Stump Buckets for tractors are the perfect example of work smarter, not harder. Gone are the days of using a shovel and axe to remove your stumps over the course of hours. Instead let your tractor do all of the work with a front-end loader stump bucket.

We have two to choose from—the Mini Wrecker and the Heavy Duty Wrecker. The Mini is for smaller compact and subcompact tractors under 32 horsepower. But who should buy our heavy duty stump bucket?

If your tractor sits between 32 and 60 hp and you’ve got to dig up stumps, saplings, small trees, or boulders, or want to plant new shrubs or trees, or make a shallow trench, then consider our Made in USA Heavy Duty Wrecker. An attachment for your front-end loader with bi-directional ripping teeth to cut through roots, and a chain slot to secure your stump to the bucket in case you need to haul it across your property after removal. The HD Wrecker is the big brother to our Mini Wrecker.

Available with extra replaceable bolt-on digging edges (the front, sacrificial tip of your bucket).


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Specially designed and tested serrated bi-directional teeth make up the shovel edges to rip and sever roots while driving forward and backwards as you dig. A beefy 3/8″ AR400 steel cutting edge acts as the sacrificial first contact point between your tractor and whatever you’re going after. It’s replaceable by design as we know it’s going to take the majority of the brunt getting that stump out of the ground.

Customers continue to amaze us with the size of stumps they remove with our stump bucket. Watch us absolutely annihilate small trees with the GWT HD Wrecker in the videos below.

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GWT Stump Bucket Specs Comparison Chart

GWT Heavy Duty Stump Bucket

Available in 2 different attachment styles: John Deere Quick Attach, Skid Steer Quick Attach.
The JDQA and SSQA versions will attach and detach from your front-end loader in the exact same fashion as your bucket.

Uses include:

  • Stump removal
  • Landscape shrub/small tree removal
  • Hole prep for tree/shrub planting
  • Buried boulder removal
  • Digging trenches to fix drainage issues
  • Scarifying/scratching earth to loosen compacted soil
  • Backfilling


  • Made In The USA using American steel and manpower!
  • Weight: 165 lbs for SSQA, 190 for JDQA
  • SSQA Available in Black. JDQA Available in Green.
  • Bucket and back plate made from 3/8″ A36 steel
  • Edges made from 3/8″ AR400 steel and attach with three 3/8″ x 1.25″ long grade 2 bolts.
  • Powercoated.  Phosphate wash followed by a burn cycle of 400º F for 30 minutes prior to powdercoat.
  • 27″ front to back
  • 9″ front digging edge
  • Dual action serrated edges along bucket edges, meant to mimic a Sawzall or reciprocating saw blade
  • Replaceable bolt-on digging edge, meant to be the sacrificial point of the design, similar to a shear bolt on a rotary cutter (comes with one, add’l available)
  • Integrated chain slot for strapping or pulling logs
  • Not for subcompact or small compacts, choose the Mini Wrecker instead
  • Rated for up to 60HP Compact tractors, will work on Utility tractors (but not warrantied)
  • No additional connections required!

This is the big brother (roughly 50% heavier and longer) to our Mini Stump Bucket. We developed and designed this stump bucket, not because there weren’t other options on the market, but because we didn’t like any of those options available. Some were too large rendering them useless for subcompact and small compact tractors. Others were proprietary in design forcing you to buy their system, and none of them had a combination of all the features we thought should be on the product.

Product Warranty Information: The 1-year manufacturer’s warranty covers craftsmanship issues related to the stump bucket itself such as broken welds, torn steel, or improper fit. This product is designed to be used in a harsh environment and therefore normal wear and tear are not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. If used improperly, excessive damage may occur. Normal wear and tear include items such as worn teeth, bent teeth, bent edges, and very minor plate bending which may occur under extreme circumstances. No other damage, including front-end loader damage, is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.

Always take every precaution to place an equal, balanced load on your front-end loader. The longer your cylinders are extended into the roll (dump) position, the higher the likelihood of cylinder damage. Always reference your tractor and loader manual to follow proper safety practices including adequate ballast weight! Use common sense!

This product is subject to continuous improvement and design changes may be implemented at any time. In those cases, pictures may not always be immediately updated to reflect those changes.

*We tested this unit on a 100 hp John Deere 333g skid steer to see how fast we’d break it. We were pleasantly surprised to find out that the only damage incurred was on the replaceable cutting edge. Impressive!

Bolt-On Digging Edge for GWT HD Stump Wrecker


GWT VERSABRACKET Bundle Highlights

This Made in USA Cat 1, 3-Point Hitch bracket is made to hold up to 8 suitcase weights, either 41lb each or 70 lb each. What sets this bracket apart is the chainsaw carrier slot for up to a 20″ bar, as well as a 2″ receiver, two chain hooks, and quick hitch compatibility, making it something to leave on your tractor whenever you aren’t running an attachment.

  • Compatible with 3 point hitch receiver Category 1 systems
  • 2″ Receiver
  • 2 Chain Hooks
  • Chainsaw carrier slot for up to 20″ Bar
  • Quick Hitch Compatible**
  • Room for Eight 41 lb or 70 lb suitcase weights
    • Eight 41 lb weights totals about 378 lb including the bracket
    • Eight 70 lb weights totals about 610 lb including the bracket
  • 1/2″ Flat Bar Stock
  • 3/16″ Tube Steel
  • Both lower pins included, 3/4″ top pin not included.
  • Made in the USA

Top link pin sold separately.

*Consult your owner’s manual to see recommended ballast weight when operating a loader. Along with increased safety, you will gain an increase in traction which can be especially helpful in snow, ice, and mud.

**Matches most 3 point quick hitch systems built to the ASE Standard S278.5


GWT HITCH HANGER Bundle Highlights

The Hitch Hanger is a bracket that attaches with a simple strap connection to your quick hitch, allowing you to hang three suitcase weights (41or 70 lb) off to the side, while still keeping the connection to your quick hitch and your three-point attachment.


The answer to this is tractor specific, but your manual should indicate the recommended rear ballast or counterweight to balance against your front-end loader. This can be in the form of liquid ballast in you wheels, wheel weights, and the weight of the rear attachment itself. But often this is not enough weight to hit the manufacturer recommended total. Enter the hitch hanger, which provides a solution to gain that additional weight without increasing your footprint.


A 3-Pt Hitch does not product any down-pressure, so if you are running a ground engaging attachment you’re reliant upon the weight of that attachment for all of its digging power. This includes plows, discs, pluggers, aerators, tillers, and box-blades or graders. Some times the attachment will have a shelf for adding weight, but many do not. Using our Hitch Hangers is a great way to gain downward force for that attachment, providing better, faster results.

Priced per pair (1 left, 1 right) w/ 6 suitcase weights of your choosing.


  • Fits Category 1 Speeco E-Hitch and similar Cat 1 square tube hitches
  • Made In The USA using American steel and manpower!
  • Powdercoated black
  • Great for additional ballast weight
  • Free up your quick hitch for an attachment instead of dead weight!
  • Some 3 point attachments need more down pressure, these can help!
  • Simple strap and nylon nut connection is included for secured fastening
  • Always carry weight as low to the ground as possible to lower your center of gravity
  • Patent Pending
  • Each Hanger weights 15 lb
  • Includes 6 Suitcase weights of either 41 or 70 lb (up to 420 lb total!)

Watch a video on the Hitch Hanger here.


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HP Maximum 60

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