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Offline Corley5

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C4D Tree Farmer Forwarder
« on: February 04, 2017, 06:16:40 pm »
I've read and understand the terms  :)

  I've decided to part with my C4D Tree Farmer forwarder.  I'm unsure of the year but have been told it's a late 80's model.  I've had it 7 or 8 years.  It's got a Hood loader, 4 cyl. Deutz diesel, low hours on the clutch, pressure plate and assorted parts, the tranny was rebuilt at the same time.  It runs fine and starts good.  It's a little rough when it first fires up but clears up and runs with no smoke.  One tire is a brand new Advance.  The other three are Firestones with good tread.  All are forestry tires.  I have the doors for the cab and the dash metal.  It needs a new exhaust donut.  The exhaust is a bit cobbled.  It consumes donuts gaskets.  I know what I was going to do to fix it right.  The center pins are loose.  I've seen worse.  It's got some leaks.  The brakes don't work.  They haven't for years.  It needs the steering/blade valve resealed.  The blade leaks down and the steering is weak.  We've resealed it before and it fixed that issue.  The engine oil pressure gage works 8)  It carries good pressure.  The rest of the gages don't.  The main pin on the boom will need attention.  The boss/bearing whatever it's called where the pin goes through the side plate needs to be redone.  The pin broke once upon a time and bent the plate and took out the bushing/bearing thing and it was made to work after that.  It did for a long time and still does but before it goes back to the woods it needs to be addressed.  It doesn't have a bucket hanging on it now.  I took the continuous rotator bypass bucket off and put it on my 132 Franklin.  The Franklin 180 degree rotation butt bucket goes with the machine.  I was going to put the bucket on it.  I haven't gotten there yet.  It has a newer Prince hydraulic pump from Surplus Center.  I think it's 18gpm.  It has good hydraulic power.
  I was going to keep it as a spare machine but I'm looking to be done with logging before this time next year.  I was going to keep it and make a maple sap hauler out of it 8) 8)  I've been keeping it around for spare tires more than anything.  They're the same as my Franklin takes 18.4X26.  It hasn't been used in the woods in about a year.  I pulled my gooseneck around with it some this fall and did a little blade work around the farm.  We put a ball on to pull the dump trailer out the job a couple falls ago.  Works good 8) 8)       
  It's time for it to go down the road.  I can use the capital elsewhere.  I don't need to sell it.  I don't need it anymore and want other things ;) ;D  Asking price is $12,000.00.  It's not perfect and needs some TLC but it's a good start :)  It'll be on Craig's List a week from now :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


     
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Re: C4D Tree Farmer Forwarder
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2017, 11:42:29 am »
Make me an offer :)  The asking price isn't set in stone by any means  :) ;) ;D
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Re: C4D Tree Farmer Forwarder
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2017, 01:04:57 pm »
Corley5, I'm not in the market for either of your machines that are posted. I just had to say your honest assessment of both of them is more than commendable. It's refreshing to see after dealing with a few people I've bought stuff from. Good luck with selling them, don't hesitate to mention some of their good points  :D ;D

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Re: C4D Tree Farmer Forwarder
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2017, 03:49:57 pm »
Thank You 8)  I've had items misrepresented/issues covered up ect.  I don't want to do that to anyone.  I really don't like selling things just because of hidden issues that I wasn't aware of  ;D  Anyway with some TLC it's a good machine.  Hang a bucket on it, fix the boom pin, the exhaust leak, oil change and top off fluids and take it to the woods.  The rubber on it is worth quite a bit  :)
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