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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #620 on: March 29, 2004, 04:49:20 pm »
Northern Hardwood Thinning. Selection Harvest. Flint timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #621 on: March 30, 2004, 08:45:14 pm »
The "Boss" and His Cutter. They ponder as to how to  best buck the large sugar maple for its best grade, Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #622 on: March 31, 2004, 05:39:41 pm »
The Timberjack Forwarder Assists the Cutter. The large sugar maple log is rolled out of the cutter's way in the deep snow. Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #623 on: April 02, 2004, 05:12:25 pm »
Measuring the Cuts. The cutter makes measurements on the sugar maple prior to making his sawlog cuts. Corey timber harvest; 3/04. His saw is a Husky 385XP.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #624 on: April 02, 2004, 08:59:53 pm »
I had a yard full of maple like that, but they had birds eye figure in the sapwood, not all the way to the pith. So what happened was the veneer buyer rejected them for defect and the figure buyer said the figures didn't go deep enough for his market. So, St. Anne made Kraft pulp out of'em for Eastman Kodak.  ::)

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #625 on: April 04, 2004, 08:58:12 am »
Equipment Repairs. A "moble welding unit" visits the timber harvest area for on site repairs to the iron mule forwarder. A fatiue crack needs welding. Flint timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #626 on: April 04, 2004, 10:57:18 am »
How do you go about posting photos here. We have a bunch you might be interested in, it's at yahoo groups and is called loaderlarrys. It has pics of some forestry stuff here in north western ont.

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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #627 on: April 04, 2004, 03:50:55 pm »
Norant,

Go to the Forum Tools bar above and Uploading Pictures.  Instuctions there should help.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #628 on: April 05, 2004, 09:03:02 am »
Vintage Crawler This D-6 Caterpillar was being used for snow removal and road and landing grading. I'm told that it is a 1946 model. The steering was "a little loose". Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #629 on: April 06, 2004, 05:19:59 pm »
Timberjack 230A Forwarder.  Working in a northern hardwood selection harvest. Short wood, variable length logging. Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #630 on: April 08, 2004, 09:50:55 am »
Timberjack 230A Forwarder. Sorts wood into products at the landing/decking area. Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #631 on: April 09, 2004, 05:17:47 pm »
Western Star Wood Hauler. The wood hauler gets prepared to leave the landing with a load of pulpwood during a "spring break-up" morning. The 230A  timberjack forwarder stands by for assistance. Corey timber harvest; 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #632 on: April 11, 2004, 04:49:02 pm »
Western Star Wood Hauler. Starts to leave the timber sale area with a load of pulpwood during spring break-up. Corey timber harvest; 3/04.




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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #633 on: April 18, 2004, 10:18:41 am »
Western Star Wood Hauler. Assistance is needed from the 230 A Timberjack forwarder to get underway for the hill climb ahead. Spring break-up; Corey timber harvest 3/04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #634 on: April 18, 2004, 11:24:19 am »
Could there be something wrong with my computer settings (monitor) because I don't see the 'forwarder' in Ron's picture at all (only an outline of the boom) unless I download the pic to photo software, and adjust the brightness considerably. Then the green forwarder stands out very clearly.
Should I adjust the monitor?  The brightness is set as 'bright' as it will go, as well as the contrast.
Not complaining, but seems I am missing details of pics with what I have set up now.
Any ideas?  Thanks
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #635 on: April 18, 2004, 12:24:37 pm »
Beenthere,

I see the green timberjack ok, but I have monitor on Max brightness. Photo is a little dark though due to weather at the time and darker at the rear end of the wood hauler where forwarder is pushing.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #636 on: April 18, 2004, 01:08:54 pm »
I'm at max brightness on the monitor.
Here is how I brightened up the pic (at least I'll see if it comes out any different) by adding 'brightener'.   ;D



Sorry to clutter up your thread here, and will delete if helpful to do so.
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #637 on: April 19, 2004, 08:05:04 pm »
 Red pine thinning western Ma. 04-19-04.


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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #638 on: April 20, 2004, 12:41:48 pm »
Good to see some logging photos from other parts of the country!!!  :P
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Re: Timber Harvest Methods & Equipment
« Reply #639 on: May 01, 2004, 06:47:26 pm »
 New forwarder at the Northeast Expo.

I need $$$  ;D.
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