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Author Topic: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment  (Read 880700 times)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3180 on: January 01, 2016, 08:38:29 pm »
lets move this one back up
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3181 on: January 01, 2016, 10:25:22 pm »
Thanks for the interest!
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3182 on: January 02, 2016, 06:20:02 am »
Another thread got started and I see postings in that one about what are you currectly cutting. This thread is a great one,because it's all in one long thread. A nice way to see how others get the wood out in other states. Love those MI trucks!!!!
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3183 on: January 02, 2016, 01:15:34 pm »
Nice to see this back for 2016, I always enjoyed this thread or what ever the technical name is.. 😊
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3184 on: January 02, 2016, 04:07:39 pm »
This is a short video of our stuff. I'm in the loader and it's throttled down some.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3185 on: January 02, 2016, 05:25:11 pm »
wish my landing was frozen like that  ;D

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3186 on: January 02, 2016, 05:54:32 pm »
That's 2 years ago. We haven't worked in 3 weeks, JR messed up his back working as a carpenter while the 540 he runs was broken down. He has been out of work for almost 2 weeks.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3187 on: January 02, 2016, 07:23:14 pm »
 that stinks  hope he starts felling better  I know all about back trouble they want to do another surgery on me and I wont do it till I cant move anymore

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3188 on: January 02, 2016, 09:19:45 pm »


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3189 on: January 03, 2016, 07:25:51 am »
Using a small tractor and winch to remove the fir from around some larger white pine.

 

 

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3190 on: January 03, 2016, 08:57:19 am »
So   the large pine stays, or you're just making room to drop her ?
What is it going to be used for ?
Make sure you know how to fall properly when you fall and as to not hurt anyone around you.
Also remember, it's not the fall what hurts, its the sudden stop. !!

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3191 on: January 03, 2016, 09:54:34 am »
The good pine stays. The worst junk I cut which I am lucky to get a log out of. The rest goes to the neighbor OWB or lays and rots.

 

 

The fir goes to a saw mill 7 miles away for spruce/fir lumber. Here is an old picture of a typical load.

 

 

Most has stump rot which is another reason I am cutting it.

 

 

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3192 on: January 03, 2016, 10:05:39 am »
I like large pine.  ;D
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3193 on: January 03, 2016, 12:32:09 pm »
Here are two pictures from the Ponsse 2016 calendar. Both pictures are from Europe and I think the first is from Italy. Not a place for timid drivers.

 

 

 

  
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« Reply #3194 on: January 03, 2016, 12:47:40 pm »
a cliff hanger  electricuted-smiley electricuted-smiley
Make sure you know how to fall properly when you fall and as to not hurt anyone around you.
Also remember, it's not the fall what hurts, its the sudden stop. !!

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3195 on: January 03, 2016, 01:38:50 pm »
Not for the timid for sure and some experience required, ;) 
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3196 on: January 03, 2016, 02:23:30 pm »
 

 

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3197 on: January 03, 2016, 02:28:21 pm »
 

  from the cab in the same location.   The buncher almost took a little ride over the edge in a different spot, quite a bit lower down.  Something about steel tracks and rock not providing much traction...

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3198 on: January 03, 2016, 02:59:32 pm »
 Yowzer!  :o .
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #3199 on: January 03, 2016, 06:34:31 pm »
Putting a lot of faith into a piece of machinery.
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