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    3 speed PTO with reverse!

    So many of you may remember that I modified a vermeer trencher to use as a log skidder. It's a neat little tractor with a 6 way blade in front and a hydraulic winch on back. Works great for working in the woods and I don't worry about scratching it up in he woods like I would if it was my other...
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    Kubota Top-N-Tilt concerns

    I have a similar blade with hydraulic rippers and factory T&T on my JCB. I use this all the time for snow removal and driveway grading and my factory T&T does not have float. I simply lengthen the top link and put the 3 point in float to smooth out gravel roads in forward and opposite in...
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    Grinder/shredder ideas

    PTO grinder/mixer sounds pretty ideal for what you are doing. Just have to find on at auction as they usually do not bring much around here, at least the old ones. I hammermill about 10 yards of chips per day using a PTO powered hammermill and blower to push the material into a bin about 50...
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    Building small tractor

    I know there are some little articulated tractors that might work for this but you might need to build a trailer and grapple. OR just add one of these.
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    Building small tractor

    That is a cool forwarder. I need one of those to go with my mini skidder
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    Wood chipper- is it best to rent, or buy?

    I have a PTO chipper shredder that blows chips. I have about 50 ft of PVC pipe installed to blow the material into a bin. I use it to to resize wood chips but it also works well if you have a lot of smaller material to process. Sometimes smaller material does not feed that well in the...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Yes. The dry kind. I don't think the species make a huge difference. You can also make biochar in your stove by putting wood in a box inside your stove. A section of stove pipe and a couple of caps works well. Similar to this. Biocharlie Biochar Log - Make Your Own Biochar in a Fireplace -...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Yes. It's a little trencher that has had the trencher portion removed and a hydraulic winch installed. I've also added a extension to the 6 way blade and foamed the tires and added a set of chains. I do small jobs with it skidding trees and cleaning up messes after fires and wind storms...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    We were burning some piles last week when he weather was cooperating with snow. Trying out some techniques to make biochar from piles of slash. Also used the winch to flop over all the stumps to get the soil back in place before they are burned.
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    Why do the LARGER TRACTOR owners not participate here ?

    You must not be familiar with Dizzy Dean. And simply stating the capability of a machine is not "rubbing it in someone's face" like you claim. There is always going to be someone with a bigger machine, no sense in being sensitive and butthurt about it each time someone has something bigger...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Easy homemade chain chokers. I just welded half links into the hooks so the chain barely fits through. Works great.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Did some chipping last week. These were some material we had cut for posts but it ended up having about 25% punky wood so we didn't' peel them. Instead we chip them and turn the chips into biochar. Ended up with about 400 yards of chips.
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    Dogs and neighbors.

    Only a city slicker would buckle up a dog while riding in the car.
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    2017 Raptor

    Oh yea. Those were some bad ***** v-6's that's for sure.