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Author Topic: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment  (Read 880906 times)

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Offline semologger

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1840 on: April 14, 2011, 01:43:24 pm »
Its alot cheaper than putting brake pads in. Always old tires laying around

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1841 on: April 14, 2011, 03:08:20 pm »
Bobus2003, where is the FMC working?

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1842 on: April 14, 2011, 07:22:06 pm »
Bobus2003, where is the FMC working?

We've got it 13 miles south of Deadwood on Killoern Springs Rd

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1843 on: April 15, 2011, 12:58:54 am »
I will need to swing up that way and check it out.
Is it on a Fed job?

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1844 on: April 15, 2011, 01:17:53 pm »
Yea its on Fed Land.. Hopin for some warm weather so we can start pullin wood again..

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1845 on: April 16, 2011, 05:48:02 pm »
The Amish use one of their skidsteers to sort and deck products at the landing. Schirmer hardwood sale, 1/11.
 




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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1846 on: April 16, 2011, 06:59:17 pm »
I like the pictures, do the amish have there own mill ? I grew up just east of there, I know alot of the amish from northern mi. , figured I might even know who these folks are , some of the younger ones I don't know but might know there parents its been about 20 years since I moved out of the area but we still go back every year or so  northern mi. is a beutiful place 8)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1847 on: April 16, 2011, 07:14:23 pm »
Yes, they own their own Sawmill and a table factory.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1848 on: April 19, 2011, 05:23:13 pm »
Tree Length Logging. The Amish loggers tree length oak to the landing with a grapple skidder that they rented to finish the job after their contracted producer failed to finish the job. Schirmer hardwood sale, 1/11.

 


 

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Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1849 on: April 22, 2011, 01:43:09 am »
 A few quick pics from this week. It is starting to get steep.

TJ1210 Forwarder working its way downhill loaded.

















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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1850 on: April 24, 2011, 07:14:59 pm »
Where the operators earn their pay and value their machines. ;)
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1851 on: April 24, 2011, 07:38:20 pm »
Backing Up the John Deer 548D Grapple Skidder For A Pull of Oak, Schirmer Hardwood Sale, 1/11.

 



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1852 on: April 24, 2011, 07:40:16 pm »
Should try it when that hill is covered in granite boulders. :D :D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1853 on: April 25, 2011, 07:47:10 am »
^^^Then it would be like this neck of the woods. haha
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1854 on: April 25, 2011, 07:55:11 am »
It's not a problem here in farm country, but Deersdale, McAdam, Napadogan, Northpole is one big boulder field.  :D :D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1855 on: April 25, 2011, 07:58:28 am »
no thanks on the boulders, shallow topsoil on top of slippery clay and gravel is challenging enough. Non tilt machine tops out at about 25deg slope. I have a tiltbase Timbco 445B fellerbuncher and D7 grapple coming in to work the  steep parts. The Koehring will then have a working holiday as processor only on the edge of the landing.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1856 on: May 02, 2011, 12:22:53 pm »
Amish Cutter delimbs red oak, Schirmer hardwood sale 1/11.



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1857 on: May 06, 2011, 11:50:27 am »
Ready to Start Another Job. The 843K John Deere Feller Buncher and 748H John Deere Grapple Skidder are on the job and ready to start the timber harvest. Holcomb/Allen timber harvest, 4/11.

 



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1858 on: May 06, 2011, 05:31:52 pm »
the k series and h series machines are super nice :)
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1859 on: May 06, 2011, 07:38:59 pm »
Yes, they can get some work done. ;)
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