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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1000 on: August 06, 2005, 09:42:17 am »
Congrats Rob.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1001 on: August 06, 2005, 07:58:45 pm »
Thanks David Im hoping it will be a boy , of course she wants a girl but hey thanks ... Another Timber Industry kid will be in the world

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1002 on: August 06, 2005, 08:29:13 pm »
 8) Way to go Rob  8).
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1003 on: August 07, 2005, 09:18:33 am »
congrat Rob ;)...
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1004 on: August 07, 2005, 05:09:37 pm »
Thanks fellas Im sure it will be fun  ;D

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1005 on: August 07, 2005, 08:26:40 pm »
Timberjack 608 B Tracked Harvester; Mansfield, MI 5/05


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1006 on: August 08, 2005, 04:11:53 pm »
 Nice big undercarriage on that rig, must be pretty stable  ???

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1007 on: August 08, 2005, 05:17:23 pm »
. Another Timber Industry kid will be in the world
that one prob we are facing here ..there no young folk's who whante's to work in the forest anymore.I read one's,the average age of forest worker is some like 45 years old :o
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1008 on: August 09, 2005, 04:43:13 pm »
I see alot of father and son crews around here.

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1009 on: August 09, 2005, 07:22:01 pm »
SD how old is the son ???
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1010 on: August 10, 2005, 06:59:05 am »
OLD_JD

20's and 30's and I know a couple brother crews in their 40's. But your probably right with your avarage. It just costs so much to enter this business, just like farming. Most new entrants into farming are dutch immigrants around here, they get so many government subsidies that your son will never see.

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1011 on: August 10, 2005, 05:42:08 pm »
Loggers Are Often Families. Here, older brother, Jim Jr. (age 32) bucks aspen sawlogs and pulpwood while his younger brother John (mid-twenties) is off picking up wood with the forwarder. Dad, Jim Sr. does the trucking. Johnson aspen timber harvest; 7/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1012 on: August 13, 2005, 08:59:48 pm »
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1013 on: August 14, 2005, 07:34:20 am »
Brilliant link OLD_JD.

I particularly like the Menzi Muck steep terrain harvester....similar principle to an Austrian Kaiser?? I used to repair.

Another good one is the innovative Konrad from Austria, ideal for poor traction situations.

THanks for that Tim
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1014 on: August 14, 2005, 06:20:59 pm »
Family Logging Business. "Dad" loads aspen pulpwood on the Western Star wood hauler "Get R Dun". Johnson Aspen timber harvest; 7/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1015 on: August 16, 2005, 02:49:55 pm »
Family Logging Business. The youngest son forwards aspen pulpwood harvested from the sawlog tops. Johnson Aspen timber harvest; 7/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1016 on: August 19, 2005, 11:17:49 am »
Timberjack Cable Skidder. Getting in position to pull tree lengths from lowland area of hemlock/lowland hardwoods thinning. Mosher timber harvest; 7/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1017 on: August 27, 2005, 11:51:31 am »
Timberjack Cable Skidder. Pulls red maple tree lengths to firm ground for product length cutting with chainsaw. Hemlock/Lowland Hardwoods; Mosher Hardwoods timber harvest; 7/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1018 on: August 30, 2005, 03:40:15 pm »
Valmet 544X Forwarder. This machine has performed well under a diversity of conditions. It is currently working in a hemlock/lowland hardwoods stand forwarding cut to length products bucked from tree lengths moved from the wetter areas by the Timberjack cable skidder. Mosher hardwoods timber harvest; 8/05.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1019 on: September 02, 2005, 07:56:28 pm »
Hemlock/Lowland Hardwoods Stand. Trees are selectively marked for harvest. Mosher timber harvest; 8/05.


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