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Author Topic: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment  (Read 880827 times)

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Offline Clark

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2960 on: April 06, 2015, 03:14:49 pm »
Went to see the family for Easter, Hwy 46 is not optional for that drive!

It's good to see that pine getting used for something. I think that stuff has needed thinning for many moons.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2961 on: April 06, 2015, 03:59:48 pm »
Our loggers have a very good firewood market for the "crooked hardwood" sections also so they will be going up in smoke.  ;)
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2962 on: April 07, 2015, 10:54:16 pm »
 

  

 
Moving to a new job.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2963 on: April 08, 2015, 06:55:50 am »
BM must be nice to not have any snow  ;D

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2964 on: April 08, 2015, 07:21:45 am »
Wish my loader looked like that.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2965 on: April 08, 2015, 12:21:34 pm »
The Timberjack 209D is parked by a hard maple sawlog tree marked for cutting while the cutter is working a hillside for the cable skidder's work. Dull/Kellogg timber harvest, 3/2015
 

  

 
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2966 on: April 08, 2015, 12:40:30 pm »
Wish my loader looked like that.
If you knew what i paid you would fall out of your chair and shake on the floor. She is a good machine, probably look into a 437C when i get another big skidder, my 440D has all she wants to yank that around.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2967 on: April 08, 2015, 08:09:37 pm »
That maple looks like it was damaged in a previous harvest. 
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2968 on: April 08, 2015, 08:22:11 pm »
Looks good guys!
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2969 on: April 09, 2015, 07:04:53 pm »
yes, much of the hardwoods that we are now cutting were damaged some in a previous tree length logging operation 12-15 + years ago.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2970 on: April 10, 2015, 06:50:43 pm »
Dressing up a road we tore up in the muddy conditions-  
Too many irons in the fire

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2971 on: April 10, 2015, 07:20:51 pm »
 

had some more snow this morning

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« Reply #2972 on: April 10, 2015, 10:17:31 pm »
I hate April snow  >:(
Too many irons in the fire

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2973 on: April 12, 2015, 07:01:07 am »
From yesterday.  Using a tractor to remove poorest quality trees from a previously high graded lot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A little video




Yesterday was probably my last day for a while. Trails were still frozen solid but 60 degrees today and the rest of the week.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2974 on: April 12, 2015, 07:32:11 am »
Yes,that stuff you posted pictures of look kinda rough.  :(   That one in the video looked good.
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« Reply #2975 on: April 12, 2015, 10:00:50 am »
Can anyone tell me how to upload a pic on here still new to this

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2976 on: April 12, 2015, 12:06:46 pm »
thecfarm has prolly done it a couple of hundred times. Just wait for him.

Jeff also has posted some picture tutoring videos, but I can't find them anymore.

g_man  Out of the one in the picture you could easy make a " natural barber chair "  :D
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« Reply #2977 on: April 12, 2015, 12:17:05 pm »
Go to the Home page and scroll down to Posting photos. It is not difficult, even I can do it. ;D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2978 on: April 12, 2015, 12:22:49 pm »
Thanks G_man,

I'm learning a lot from your posts; safe and productive timber-harvest practices!

That one tree that formed an "S" looks like a place where a cougar might be found napping etc. ;D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #2979 on: April 12, 2015, 02:30:40 pm »
Got an opportunity for a nice spring breakup job less than 5 minutes from home.   Very nice wood although a very long yard to get it roadside.

 

Here are a couple loads of spruce.   

 

Oh and did I mention roadside.  I love piling on the side of the pavement this time of year.    That is firewood in the foreground and background with logs and random length pulpwood in the center.

 
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