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The Farm Tractor in the Woodlot

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by Gypo Logger, Nov 14, 2005.

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    Where my helper started washing the logs, getting them ready to be milled,

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    And once again, we had some VERY nice logs and a bit of firewood!

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    SR
     
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    The little 4300 is pushing it's limit without counterweight other than filled tires but the maneuvering is a bit tight in a natural drain. Finally had to give up and take another cut off of the load, just too tippy. I did get to some shade first though!:msp_thumbsup:

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    This thread is amazing. It needs to come back to life!
     
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    Here's my fav pic of a tractor in the woodlot. image.jpg
     
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    I'm skidding out entire "limbed" tree's,

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    then I cut out the saw logs to go to my mill and firewood the rest,

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    SR
     
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    not enough green tractors ! here is the 5400 hay tractor that I now use for bushhoggin and moving logs around - the log on the front is green red oak and a 28 inch bar on the saw. The 7510 is more of a farm tractor - it gets used for everything including holding a duck blind in the air so we can shoot deer out of it hahah Pricey deer stand haha IMG_0755.JPG IMG_0535.JPG IMG_0535.JPG
     
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    Sure is fun splitting ash!

    I'm glad this thread has been recently resurrected. It's been great looking at the pics you guys have posted. Hopefully I'll get a few of my own up someday.
     
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    I've been on and off cleaning up some tornado damages tree's out of a ravine,

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    This woods is full of red oaks, along with some others mixed in. Anyway, after winching numerous logs/tree's out, I had my eye on these two leaners,

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    So, it was time to get started on getting them out,

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    These two tree's have some top grade saw logs in them,

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    but I couldn't get a straight line pull on them, so I put a snatch block up in a tree,

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    It took a while to get them both on the ground as they were "hangers",

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    But FINALLY I could winch them up out of the ravine,

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    and get them loaded, to pull "doubles" on home,

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    Those 17 footers are about as good as red oak saw logs get around here!

    SR
     
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    Nice looking oak and nice job taking them down.
    Do you have a veneer buyer in your area or are you gonna saw them up into boards?
    John
     
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    I'm going to "grade saw" them myself, then sticker to air dry...

    SR
     
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    Couple of ash tops IMG_20150525_201021.jpg IMG_20150607_151819098.jpg
     
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    Ferguson Tea 20 (1954) with forks moving pallets.
    I also have a 3T winch for it and a 3T homemade timbertrailer with wheel drive (12.4x28 tyres).
    It does 40 km/h on the road after having installed bigger tyres and a different carburettor. Stock it's only supposed to do 21 km/h.
    I'm restoring tractor nr 2 at the moment, a 55 model. The engine has been overhauled, swapped out to 87 mm cylinder liners instead of the stock 80/85mm bore and a upgraded carb. Stock hp: 24/28. After upgrades: 40-50 hp.
     
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    This one here will get yer firewooding done quick. Focus on productivity ladies.
     
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    Cutting some yellow birch with my father and my little choker setter IMG_20150823_095859893.jpg _20150823_184136.JPG
     
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    Cool thread John!
     
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