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General Forestry => Forestry and Logging => Topic started by: redneck logger on February 10, 2009, 04:15:53 PM

Title: tracked logging machines
Post by: redneck logger on February 10, 2009, 04:15:53 PM
i was thinking and made up a pic of the machine i would like to have built when im olded to log privet landowners lots.i can notpost it beacause its on paper.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: chevytaHOE5674 on February 10, 2009, 04:33:31 PM
Something like this??
(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/18040/bg_buncher.jpg)
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: redneck logger on February 10, 2009, 06:28:14 PM
yeah something like that but i had one of thoses cat 511 harvesters i think thats the number.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: Sawyerfortyish on February 10, 2009, 07:29:03 PM
That looks good in a picture but how I know it really works ::) you'll just have to drop it off for a trial period and I'll tell you what I think ;)
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: chevytaHOE5674 on February 10, 2009, 08:16:41 PM
Ha you can take my word for it that it works. And quite nicely i might say.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: fishpharmer on February 10, 2009, 08:44:42 PM
what does something like that cost?
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: chevytaHOE5674 on February 10, 2009, 08:53:16 PM
If you have to ask.... Depending on the head and machine you can be into a half million before you know it.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: CLL on February 10, 2009, 09:02:33 PM
and they don't work good on eastern red cedar :D :D
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: chevytaHOE5674 on February 10, 2009, 09:07:15 PM
We cut cedar with them. Our only issues are getting into the low/wet ground and not rutting it.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: Ron Scott on February 11, 2009, 11:12:08 AM
Also see some at work in the Timber Harvesting and Equipment Thread.
Title: Re: tracked logging machines
Post by: twobears on February 12, 2009, 01:56:00 PM

 boy,does that bring back memorys.i followed one around for years.drive back,back up,hop off the jd 640 cable,toss the cable over the pile,put a chain under the pile,hook chain in keyholes,get back on skidder,winch up hitch,drive to landing (yawnnnn!!),hop off,unhook,winch cable up,repeat,,over and over again...  ;D

 delbert