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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #420 on: March 22, 2003, 01:01:21 pm »
Yeah I figured he must have taken atleast a few logs back off of that load..Nice logs though,what type of machine is that in the second pic??I'm glad most of the snow is finally melted but now it's getting pretty muddy man I hate mud season  :-/Where in Mass are you located? if you don't mind me asking.

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« Reply #421 on: March 22, 2003, 03:59:44 pm »
The "machine" is an Allis Chalmers 5050 FWD with a Farmi Winch.  Yeah, I kinda work it to the limit.


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« Reply #422 on: March 22, 2003, 05:23:57 pm »
Yeah I guess you do use it to it's optimum potential.. ;DSo how do you like the Farmi winch??I though it was small for a skidder..

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #423 on: March 23, 2003, 05:42:55 pm »
Loading Sawlogs. The trucker loads the sawlog rig for a trip to the mill. Piotrowski timber harvest; 3/03.


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« Reply #424 on: March 25, 2003, 04:37:55 pm »


Rig Almost Loaded. A full load of sawlogs for Wheelers Wolf Lake Sawmill. Piotrowski timber harvest; 03/03.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #425 on: April 02, 2003, 06:01:11 pm »
The logger on my red oak sawlog sale works alone except for his log dog.


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« Reply #426 on: April 08, 2003, 05:19:16 pm »
Pulp Hauler. Getting underway on snow covered access road. Note that there is no "pup" trailer due to the tight turn around at the landing, heavy snow, and the first day of the "frost law" in effect. A. Jaynes timber harvest; 3/03.


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« Reply #427 on: April 09, 2003, 08:04:56 pm »
More Wood Hauler Names Noted On the Road

"Wild Man"
"Lone Wolf"
"Night Ware"
"Move It"

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« Reply #428 on: April 10, 2003, 07:51:29 pm »
Pulpwood Hauler. Heads out from the landing with a "pay load" of hardwood pulp. A. Jaynes timber harvest 3/03.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #429 on: April 12, 2003, 05:50:20 pm »
Bucking White Oak Sawlogs. This faller uses a 395XP Husky.


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« Reply #430 on: April 15, 2003, 07:59:56 pm »
Fueling the Husky. Fueling is needed to continue bucking the white oak into sawlogs to be forwarded to the log landing. The sawyer earns his pay.

Piotrowski timber harvest; 4/03.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #431 on: April 24, 2003, 09:52:18 pm »
Old TreeFarmer Forwarder: The logger on my red oak sawlog sale uses this old beast like it was attached from birth.





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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #432 on: April 25, 2003, 05:06:53 am »
C.E,

    Forwarders from what I see are a great way to keep from tearing up the land compared to tree length skidding but I have'nt really seen many forwarders out this way in NH mostly just skidders.That is a nice old TreeFarmer though I sometimes wish I had one for some of the work I do.

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« Reply #433 on: April 27, 2003, 11:07:21 am »
Valmet 544X Forwarder. Loading white oak sawlogs for forwarding from the cutting area to the landing. Piotrowski timber harvest, 4/03.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #434 on: April 29, 2003, 07:06:53 pm »
Wood Hauler Names Noted on recent trip across U.P.

"Ahloa"
"Best Buy"
"Taz Toy"
"Bear Paw"
"Wood-n-Nickle"
"Big Guy"
"Daddy"
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #435 on: April 30, 2003, 07:13:13 pm »
A Log Hauler's Mud Flaps. Wheeler's Wolf Lake Sawmill Log Hauler; 4/03.


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« Reply #436 on: May 02, 2003, 07:32:21 pm »
Faller Delimbing Large White Oak Tree. Before bucking it into the desired sawlog lengths. Piotrowski timber harvest 4/03.




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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #437 on: May 03, 2003, 04:26:10 am »
Ron,

      Nice pics as always,those mud flaps look familar the Northeastern Loggers' Association sells something like those to it's members..That is a very nice White Oak  the faller is delimbing..

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« Reply #438 on: May 04, 2003, 10:01:38 am »
"Lumber Jill" Trims Limbs with Chain Saw. On harvested white oak tree. Slash is cut low and "looped and scattered" for aesthetics. "Lumber Jill" team works with her husband on the timber harvest work. Piotrowski timber harvest 4/03.








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« Reply #439 on: May 08, 2003, 07:54:34 pm »
Timberjack 230A Forwarder. Working in an oak thinning. Witte timber harvest 4/03.


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