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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #200 on: August 13, 2002, 07:07:03 pm »
Ron,

      There's nothing like seeing a Slasher at it's BEST  ;D

      Do you have any more pics??



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« Reply #201 on: August 13, 2002, 07:12:46 pm »

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #202 on: August 14, 2002, 03:43:33 pm »
Where in the "Rain Forest" are you and what kind of logs?
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #203 on: August 14, 2002, 04:01:25 pm »
Hood Slasher processes aspen products.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #204 on: August 15, 2002, 07:01:24 am »
Hood Slasher processing and decking aspen pulpwood


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #205 on: August 15, 2002, 02:24:11 pm »
Two New Cat 525B Grapple Skidders. New to the job. The one on the right has smaller tires for working pine plantation rows.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #206 on: August 17, 2002, 08:09:16 pm »
Some Armor Here. Two Cat 525 B Grapple Skidders and Hydro Ax 511 EX with sawhead.



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #207 on: August 25, 2002, 02:48:15 pm »
Valmet 544X Forwarder. Loading variable length oak sawlogs.



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #208 on: August 28, 2002, 07:02:01 pm »
John Deere 648 Grapple Skidder. Working on 5 Oaks Hunt Club Timber Harvest.




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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #209 on: August 29, 2002, 12:37:04 pm »
Ron,
 That kinda reminds me of my skidder a little bit,I' ve been cutting and skidding alot of whiet and yellow Pine as of late,in fact I just bought a new 385XP Husqvarna for some felling and a brand new ;D '02 John Deere 748G dual function grapple skidder,Very nice machine though.I'll post some pics asap

                           Rob..

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #210 on: August 29, 2002, 03:43:34 pm »
John Deere 648 Grapple Skidder. Skidders may be used for various purposes. Here its used to push the "pay load" of aspen pulpwood out over the sandy access road.


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« Reply #212 on: August 29, 2002, 03:55:05 pm »
Here's another one of my 748's in Colebrook N.H. in June 02


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #213 on: August 30, 2002, 06:38:04 pm »
Valmet 544X Forwarder. It is also used in pushing the aspen "pay load" over the sandy access road from the harvest area. Note oak logs on bunk for weight.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #214 on: August 31, 2002, 06:31:33 pm »
Pulpwood Haulers backed up. Two rigs backed up on sandy section of seasonal county road awaiting a pull and push from skidders. Five Oaks Hunt Club Timber Harvest.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #215 on: September 02, 2002, 02:42:06 pm »
Truck Names. Loggers often name their hauling rigs.
This one is "Hard Times".



This one is named "Your Next".




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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #216 on: September 02, 2002, 05:40:02 pm »
O.K. Ron, be careful. There are some names that come into our mill we aint posting here :D

I dont know how they go down the road like that.
Just call me the midget doctor.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #217 on: September 03, 2002, 07:21:33 am »
Yes, some are unprintable, but a library in themselves.
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« Reply #218 on: September 03, 2002, 04:34:51 pm »
Just thought I'd say HI ;D ;D 8)

       Later Rob.. I gotta go change the oil in the skidder now should be a fun time...

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #219 on: September 03, 2002, 05:53:41 pm »
Timberjack 230A Forwarder. The hardwood stand is now being selectively harvested in a second operation after the red pine selective thinning.

The infastructure of access road, landing, etc. were put in first during the red pine thinning.These are now being used for the hardwood harvest at a higher value and less cost.

Cay Newhouse Hardwood Sale



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