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scaling back on my plans of getting a forewarder
« on: April 15, 2018, 02:36:01 PM »
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Re: scaling back on my plans of getting a forewarder
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2018, 03:22:58 PM »
That's a good forwarder, needs a mount for the chainsaw. ;D
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Re: scaling back on my plans of getting a forewarder
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2018, 03:28:47 PM »
We know the real sled puller is the picture taker. (Wife) ;D
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« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2018, 03:48:31 PM »
 :D :Dilog4u,
thats funny your right!!! I even had to ask permission to use her sled.
I figured to get a few ironwood poles and widdle a few axe/cant hook/hammer/fish bonker handles. freezing rain all day on top of 6-8 inches of yesterdays snow, may as well spend the day in the shop.

 
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Re: scaling back on my plans of getting a forewarder
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2018, 04:19:15 PM »
That model forwarder is very popular around here.
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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2018, 10:29:51 PM »
Is that the LGP or standard bottom?
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« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2018, 08:59:17 AM »
If she pulled up them logs in the second picture,she's a keeper

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Re: scaling back on my plans of getting a forewarder
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2018, 07:13:13 PM »
logger, she might not be able to pull those ones but she would try if asked....i'm a lucky man.
Funny story, I went up to that landing the next day and some lazy SOB had blocked about 40 blocks off some yellow birch laying there. I left a couple treats if they come back for more.

we layed a few pieces of 1/2" solid bar between the logs, should put a crimp in their wood thieving and give them some time to think while their sharpening or buying a new chain. if the trail cams work I'll post pics, hopfully of sparks flying!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2018, 07:35:48 PM »
Thieving turds. 
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« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2018, 08:20:00 PM »
I like your plan - just don't forget where you put those when it comes time for you to work on the piles!!  
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« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2018, 08:55:36 PM »
  A board with some nails driven through it, buried in the snow to tag them when they come back for their loot. Just don't forget it yourself !!!
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« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2018, 08:02:20 AM »
Nice idea with the rebar!
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