& Feller Buncher
In today's dynamic forest
industry, the challenge is to put the wood on the ground, to the landing, and on
the truck bound for the mill as cost effectively and safely as possible.
Answering that challenge is a pair of ever-evolving technologies - the log
loader and feller-buncher.
In assembling this annual Log
Loader & Feller-Buncher Specification Chart, TIMBER/WEST attempts to share
with its readers the range and capacities of the various classes of these
impressive forestry machines. Machines are arranged by class and by weight
within the class, allowing you to focus on the particular brands and models that
appear to meet the requirements of a specific size of machine or a range of
Think of the chart as a sketch map
which can lead you to the detailed specifications of a range of forestry
machines, rather than the basis for a direct apples-to-apples comparison of the
capabilities and virtues of any particular piece of iron. Specifications were
provided by the manufacturers or their authorized representatives and are
current as of May 2002, and while every effort is made in the assembly and
presentation of the information, errors may occur or specifications may
The inclusion or exclusion of any
particular manufacturer or model is not meant in any way as an endorsement or
comment on suitability. Interested parties should contact an authorized dealer
or distributor, or the manufacturer, for detailed and exact final data. For the
most complete and comprehensive list of manufacturers and distributors serving
the Western forestry market, look for the annual Buyer's Guide & Directory
coming in the July/August 2002 issue of TIMBER/WEST.
The information is
available as a pdf download. (approx 135 k). You will need Adobe
Acrobat Reader to view the file.
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