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Discussion in 'Forestry and Logging Forum' started by 371groundie, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. 371groundie

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    There ya go gettn me to look at old iron

    A favorite pass time of mine by the way .. I couldn't figure out what the basket / bed on the back of the skidder was for ... Also on that web site was a Tree Farmer with one of those side clamp things on the front blade , what are they for ???
     
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    That little Tree Farmer C4B is about the right size skidder for me ...... The back hoe attachment would be handy , but the skidder would be great .......
     
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    The newest John Deere skidders have those piling clamps on the front blade. I think they would be very handy.
     
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    What does that clamp thing on the blade do ?????

    I would imagine that the hyd. clyinder takes a thrashin .. I can,t figure out what it does tho ....
     
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    it allows you to pick up the log and stack it, rather that by pushing it up the pile.
     
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    Not alll of the new one do.
     
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    My best guess would be a grapple to move slash around .

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    . Thanks 371 !!! makes sense ...
     
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    a friend of mine from waterford me has a little JD 440 that has a backhoe attached on the back. It has quick connect hydraulic lines and mounts by the way of a few drop in pins, it only takes a few moments to put on and take off. Its pretty handy.
     
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    In this forum there are a lot of pics of forestry equipment. The only problem is the German, but the pics are great.
     
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    The German ?????????
    .Is it the translation ???? You have a good line of power saws ......
    . It must be funny reading some of us argue over east coast / west coast
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    forklift attachment on front, read it lol
     
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    :agree2:It'd be the right size skidder for me as well. Been trying to find a fixer upper, but not much luck so far.
     

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