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Offline Cedar Savage

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Skidder Competition
« on: January 30, 2013, 02:38:18 PM »
Has anyone every competed in a skidder competition?
Here's a link to the French Skidder Competition.....



looks like lotsa fun.....having different catagories.
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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013, 02:43:54 PM »
Never seen one, looks like fun though!
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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2013, 10:10:34 PM »
The Paul Bunyan show down here in se Ohio use to have them an loader competitions all the time an saw races.. couple of guys on dad crew use to compete every yr... The only thing they do now is loader stuff times are changing use to watch all that stuff when I was young then got to the age where I could compete an they quot havin it!!! >:(
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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2013, 10:38:53 PM »
That's cool !
They have skidder races at the Fryeburg Fair in Maine but it's flat.
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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2013, 01:03:42 AM »
Maybe we need to start something. It might be a great way to raise money for the FF.  ;)
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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 05:39:53 PM »
They have Skidder Races at the Logging Show But its mostly just Fastest Choker Setting

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Re: Skidder Competition
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2013, 08:51:59 PM »
Lumberjack48 Should be one of the judges.  :)
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