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Author Topic: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment  (Read 881338 times)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1860 on: May 06, 2011, 11:42:30 pm »
I love pictures! Especially of tractors!
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1861 on: May 07, 2011, 09:52:35 pm »
Is this Gentz equipment ron?

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1862 on: May 08, 2011, 09:59:15 pm »
I really hope my boss can get rid of his 450C TJ (I hate it) and get his 748...

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1863 on: May 09, 2011, 12:06:40 pm »
No, it's Jason Lutke's equipment.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1864 on: May 12, 2011, 07:51:43 pm »
The 843K John Deere Feller Buncher starts work on the aspen removal, Holcomb/Allen timber harvest, 4/11.





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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1865 on: May 17, 2011, 07:06:39 pm »
treefarmer pullin poplar centeral Maine
 


1973 chevy c65 366 gas with prentice Loader with rotobec bucket this was our future Log truck but can't keep the brakes working stupid hydrolics makes a good log sorter
 


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1866 on: May 17, 2011, 07:31:20 pm »
nice rigs i used to have a c65, good truck :) nice lil prentice G loader too. i have a buddy that has one with the loader mounted all the way on back with a unit. you would be suprised at the logs he picks up :o
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1867 on: May 17, 2011, 07:58:24 pm »
yea the loader works good for $1500 for truck and loader. it would work awsome it didn't have that barge anchor on the end of it that rotobec is extremely heavy we just bought a 1986 ford f800 with a 8.2L detroit AIR brakes 5/2 speed for $600 to put that loader on to haulour wood to the mill with. I will post pics of it soon and our old home built skidder  

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1868 on: May 17, 2011, 08:15:03 pm »
thats a good deal :)
1990 Ford F-800
1974 Ford L 9000 Self Loader
1994 John Deere 648E
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John Deere 440 B
1980 Treefarmer C6D grapple
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1869 on: May 17, 2011, 09:08:18 pm »
that is a f model prentice. wich came out earlier then the g. i have one of them on a working antique 67 diamond reo log truck. the g models you swing with the seat, and on the f, just the boom swings.
H.T. LOGGING and Trucking, llc, GREENE, Rhode Island

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1870 on: May 17, 2011, 09:17:34 pm »
thanks old tj I didn't know what modal it was the ID plate is all smashed up I knew it was old it has been around by the looks of it but it works good

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1871 on: May 17, 2011, 09:17:58 pm »
i didnt know they made a F? is it smaller than the G? i want to put a cab on my H, will a cab from a G fit on a H?
1990 Ford F-800
1974 Ford L 9000 Self Loader
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1872 on: May 17, 2011, 09:33:13 pm »
Mine only has a 15-16ft reach

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1873 on: May 18, 2011, 06:21:25 am »
they are/were strong loaders. i seen alot of guys cut up that model and put them as a replacement loader for there forwarder, easy to do cause the loader and valve bank are seperate. parts are still easily available from prentice. that one still has the original seat and seat pedestl....... 8) dont see many of them. take care of that one!!!!
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1874 on: May 18, 2011, 11:08:53 am »
yeah the seat hinge is worn out so i will have to replace it and the platform needs repair other than that it's a solid loader

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1875 on: May 18, 2011, 07:36:38 pm »
this was our skidder for 12 years 1943 chevy g506 army truck the log arch used to be a power trailer that my grand dad made to go behind the modal B in the pic added a branden winch a 3spd tranny and ran it off the pto then put it on that truck. it was a great investment buying that treefarmer I broke 4 fingers over the years trying to steer that thing through the woods had manual steering
 



 




heres a pic of our future log truck
 


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1876 on: May 21, 2011, 06:25:30 pm »
Work At The Landing/Decking Area. The grapple skidder skids the tree length aspen to the slasher. The slasher cuts the aspen products and piles the tops on the opposite side for chipping. Holcomb/Allen timber harvest, 4/11.





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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1877 on: May 21, 2011, 09:18:53 pm »
How long have they been working that sale? Certainly looks like they aren't goofing around with the piles they've got there. Is that customary to have so much wood piled or are things tightening up in your area Ron?
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1878 on: May 22, 2011, 06:33:58 am »
I suspect that hasn't been piled down too long, maybe 3 days. With 3 or 4 trucks going it soon gets cleared out.  ;D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #1879 on: May 22, 2011, 09:02:39 am »
Correct with Michigan trucks hauling 20+ cord a load that pile is gone in a hurry.