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5185 fixed felling saw

5185 Fixed Felling Saw

The Tigercat 5185 bar saw is a simple, robust and durable attachment for felling and shovel logging oversized, high value timber.

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The 5185 is a versatile fixed wrist bar saw head. It effectively fells and controls oversized timber and can perform other duties in-stand such as topping, removing large limbs and shovel logging. The 5185 is a great asset when felling and handling oversize trees and high value hardwood.

Key Benefits

  • Heavy duty reinforced chassis and arms
  • Superior control for high value trees
  • Durable and simple Tigercat saw unit
  • Easily serviced with quick bar and chain changes
  • Grapple-type arm design for maximum control
  • Excellent performance in selective felling and shovel logging applications
  • Spring-mounted saw unit to resist bent bars


5185 fixed felling saw on LX830C feller buncher
The 5185 bar saw felling head equipped on a Tigercat LX830C feller buncher operating in a West Virginia hardwood selective felling application. Get the full story on the application and the development of this felling head in the March 2012 issue of BTB. Download in HD Download for mobile
L855C feller buncher video with 5185 fixed felling saw
Tigercat L855C feller buncher video. Equipped with 5185 fixed felling saw in large diameter pine in Tasmania. The 340 degree wrist provides excellent control, minimizing damage to the high value timber. The L855C feller buncher is followed by a Tigercat LH855C harvester performing at-the-stump processing. Download in HD


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Show measurements as:
WIDTH arms open (metric)1 860 mm
HEIGHT track carriers (metric)1 830 mm
HEIGHT wheel carriers (metric)2 110 mm
DEPTH arms open (metric)2 010 mm
BASE WEIGHT (metric)1 950 kg
BASE WEIGHT with 340˚ wrist for track carriers (metric)2 790 kg
340˚ WRIST3-motor drive, high torque
MAXIMUM OPENING (metric)1 300 mm
GRAPPLE CAPACITY (metric)0,49 m²
GRAPPLE ARMS(2) 95 mm (3.75 in) bore, cushioned
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY23 L (6 US gal), filtered
MAIN SAW UNIT standardTigercat 19FS
MAIN SAW UNIT standard, BAR standard (metric)1 020 mm
BAR standard, MAXIMUM CUT (metric)850 mm
MAIN SAW UNIT standard, BAR Optional (metric)1 090 mm
BAR Optional, MAXIMUM CUT (metric)900 mm