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tracked logging machines
« 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.
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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 04:33:31 PM »
Something like this??

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #2 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.
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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #3 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 ;)

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #4 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.

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2009, 08:44:42 PM »
what does something like that cost?
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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #6 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.

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2009, 09:02:33 PM »
and they don't work good on eastern red cedar :D :D
Too much work-not enough pay.

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #8 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.

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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2009, 11:12:08 AM »
Also see some at work in the Timber Harvesting and Equipment Thread.
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Re: tracked logging machines
« Reply #10 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

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