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Author Topic: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment  (Read 881039 times)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #240 on: October 01, 2002, 01:51:45 pm »
Ron,

    I don't always run chains on my equipment,but one of the skidders always has a set on it at all times,and my other skidder usually just runs on the rubber,New Hampshire is strange in some spots you really have to run chains and other's you don't it all depends on where I'am,one thing I know is it's no fun to take them on and off all the time :-[.

                     Later Rob....

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #241 on: October 04, 2002, 09:32:23 am »
Here is the set up at woodman's place. (he made me do this!)



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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #242 on: October 06, 2002, 10:10:09 am »
Truck Names

Some log hauler truck names noted in route while crossing the U.P. to Iron River and up to Hancock, MI the past few days were:

"Broke Again"

"Double Vision"

"Spud"
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #243 on: October 06, 2002, 12:01:33 pm »
Here are a couple for ya!

These were both in Ketchikan, Alaska years ago.

"Hardly Able" logging company. It was his real parent given name.

"Preporation H" Pile driving company. They put in docks and such.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #244 on: October 06, 2002, 08:16:38 pm »
Haven't seen too many "creative" names on log trucks, around here, but there was a small paving company, a few years back, that was owned and operated entirely by women. They called it T&A Construction Co. ;D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #245 on: October 06, 2002, 08:42:21 pm »
   There is a small 3 man home building company down here called  Close Enough Construction .   The name alone would give me doubts about even having them build me a dog house.  



   
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #246 on: October 06, 2002, 08:47:05 pm »
I like AFAB Construction.  Anything For A Buck  :D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #247 on: October 06, 2002, 10:50:10 pm »
A friend of mine used to have this sign over his shop door.

"We screw the other guy and pass the savings on to YOU!!"
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #248 on: October 07, 2002, 07:14:42 am »
Back in the 60's the favorite stock car driver in Springfield Mo. was Lester Friebe.  He drove a purple Buic.  Lester had a garbage route in Springfield.  His purple trucks had a sign on the side "Satisfaction guaranteed or double your garbage back"

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #249 on: October 07, 2002, 09:35:09 pm »
A couple of signs, seen locally:

On a local radiator shop:  "A great place to take a leak."

On the back of a portable toilet truck:  "Do your business with us."

I won't even mention what was on the truck of a local butcher's shop.  :D :D ;D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #250 on: October 08, 2002, 09:50:15 am »
On the side of a septic system cleaner's truck:

We're Number One In The Number Two Business!

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #251 on: October 10, 2002, 08:54:50 am »
a frined of mine had a septic pumping service with the picture of a skunk painted on the back along with a caption, "STINKY".  Boy, are we getting far from the thread? :'(
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #252 on: October 10, 2002, 09:50:16 am »
Guy's what happened to the original thread???

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #253 on: October 10, 2002, 04:48:35 pm »
Stuff goes round and round here Stihl_Magnum.  It'll come back around one day :D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #254 on: October 10, 2002, 07:22:11 pm »
"Log hauler" rig names. I talked to one driver yesterday with a new rig. He is going to name the new one "Hard Times". The old one was named "Two Tracker".
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #255 on: October 10, 2002, 07:57:18 pm »
My Southern Loggin' Times has an article in the Industry News Roundup that Timberjack Replaces the 240D Skidder.

I quote the first paragraph:

"Timberjack made  history again last summer when it ceased production of its 200 Series of skidders.  The last unit, a 240C cable machine bearing serial number WC240CC001178 rolled off the assembly line June 18 at Timberjack's plant at Woodstock, Ontario.  It was number 23,795 of the series, introduced by the company in 1961."
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #256 on: October 11, 2002, 05:31:34 am »
Tom,

    You are right the 240 is now gone forever,that was a very good machine for it's size a few friends of mine have a couple that I use from time to time..It will be missed :-[

                           Later Rob,....

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #257 on: October 22, 2002, 01:28:20 pm »
What's Timberjack going to replace the 240 with? It seems to be the most most popular forwarder here. There are 4 of them working on 3 on my short wood jobs at present.

A couple more "log hauler" names noted are:

"Daddy"
"Poor Boys Dream"
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #258 on: October 28, 2002, 02:49:24 pm »
Small Slasher, Hawk Hydaulics, Inc. Cuts hardwood round wood products at the landing.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #259 on: October 29, 2002, 08:27:05 am »
Tree Farmer C5D Cable Skidder. Used on "short wood" job for pulling down leaners and road side trees where safety and falling placement is critical.

Harris Hardwood Sale, 10/02.




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