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Discussion in 'Forestry and Logging Forum' started by twochains, May 21, 2013.

  1. Trx250r180

    Trx250r180 Saw polisher

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    Nice looking place you got
     
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    Thanks. That is part of my small hay field. Ron
     
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    HuskStihl Chairin'em for the sound

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    I thought you were about to say "it'd be a shame if something were to happen to it, capiche?":D
     
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    Hedgerow HACK

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    How many hours it got so far?
     
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    I got tired of chasing logs around with the tines, so I got this.

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    HuskStihl Chairin'em for the sound

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  7. Trx250r180

    Trx250r180 Saw polisher

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    That would tip my lil skid loader over ,lol ,i have tracktah envy with you guys larger machines .My forks i stole off an old forklift move wood though .This cedar pile will get milled up into something when i need material later .not very big stuff ,but had to go to clear a section for grass . hybrid dirty ,log pile 181.jpg hybrid dirty ,log pile 182.jpg
     
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    I'll get you a picture of a farmi trailer we have it'd be perfect for what you're doing but you'd need a larger tractor.

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    Trx250r180 Saw polisher

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    That may be overkill for what little stuff i do ,i can actually get a lot moved fairly fast with the skid steer with forks ,3-4 foot thick trees i need to cut shorter like 8 or 12 foot lengths ,but that's the size my boards end up anyways when i mill them ,This is about the max size the skid loader likes sawmill bark yamalube 660 004 sm.jpg sawmill bark yamalube 660 005 sm.jpg
     
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    I have Cedar envy.
     
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    Hedgerow HACK

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    You best get to work then.
    We wanna see 1000 hours on it this time next year!
     
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    I get that way everything I see anything with a FEL. My homemade REL has limitations. Works much better as a little skidder.

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    Ron
     
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    Oh yeah skid steers are the best offroad forklifts one of the most useful pieces of equipment we have ever bought. Heck we use to use ours in the Christmas trees with a stand up baler. And there's no such thing as overkill you just haven't found the max uses for it yet.

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    Ron do you have rear remote hydraulics? If so get a cylinder for your top link to allow you to level on the fly.

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    Brian wouldn't treat me that way. He was one of the first here to help me out with some parts. I'm still looking for a way to return the favor. Maybe a spare set of FJ80 Land Cruiser keys - I hear they make great skidders, capiche.

    Ron
     
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    Yes. I have a top link cylinder. One of the best "mods" I have on the tractor. Makes grabbing logs with the tongs from the seat easy. Also helps avoid stabbing things with the forks which really stresses the frame and the 3 point hitch. Ron

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    Trx250r180 Saw polisher

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    That would be a cool toy if i could stack car bodies with it
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    You might be able to ours is a smaller one but it's surprising how much they will pick up

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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Guess I'll put this here.

    With a little luck, and the mail lady not cashing my check.

    By this time next week I'll have pictures of my new ho, shes only 23 so ya know its sorta legal, weighs 12 metric tons, really likes to get in there and dig for it...

    Hitachi ex120, around 6-7000 hrs, needs track attention soon, but the boom is tight and the bucket isn't horribly sloppy, good strong motor, all the windows is in her, I think the heat and ac might even work... which is going to be hard to get used to. Currently set for Deere controls... which is horribly awkward... but easy to fix. The crazy thing is there is only a few small dents in the access doors, and most of the original paint on the counter weight is still there.

    Comes with one largish dig bucket, its quick change, not sure if its wedge or pin grabber... didn't look to close at that, and a thumb...

    Gonna need some name Idears, She's originally Japanese... but naturalized...

    P.S. Sold Candie, she was a good hoe, but not up to what I needed out of her...

    Next up is CDL, and a tandem Dump, and bigger equipment trailer... or not...
     
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