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  1. #1
    Gold Member
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    Jun 2011
    S.W. Missouri
    LS U5030C w/FEL

    Default the ultimate logging machine

    This may have been posted before, but if so, worth repeating. Wow.

    [ame=]AFM Harvesters - YouTube[/ame]
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  2. #2
    Veteran Member
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    Oct 2009
    Jefferson County, Mo, ... about 35 miles out of St. Louis.
    Bobcat 235, Gravely ZTR.

    Default Re: the ultimate logging machine

    Wow is right. That is one heck of an attachment. The operator makes it look so easy.


  3. #3
    Veteran Member
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    Jun 2009
    Douglas County, Oregon
    09' Kubota b3200HST

    Default Re: the ultimate logging machine

    That type of harvester has been in use for long while. They are fun to watch.

    In the area where I live it is too hilly for much use. On the east side of the Cascades they have much more room to operate. They are used for much bigger trees also.

  4. #4
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    Jul 2011
    Yanceyville, North Carolina
    Kubota L4400

    Default Re: the ultimate logging machine

    I have seen that equipment used before. What I find interesting, is the superb skills of the operator. That parcel of timber, most certainly, wasn't "His first batch of Pickles".
    The PUPIL who does not surpass his Master, fails his Master.

  5. #5
    Elite Member
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    Apr 2009

    Default Re: the ultimate logging machine

    They've been around for a long time and can really stack the logs quick. Wonder if Paul bunyan could beat it

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    Veteran Member easygo's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Kubota B7800

    Default Re: the ultimate logging machine

    Very easy terrain and that is a harvester head mounted on an excavator as you can see. Here is a similar harvester head powered by a dedicated machine in a far more challenging enviroment. It never gets old watching these things.
    [ame=]Gremo harvester and Gremo Forvarder - YouTube[/ame]

    Quote Originally Posted by Missouri Pioneer View Post
    This may have been posted before, but if so, worth repeating. Wow.

    AFM Harvesters - YouTube
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