When it’s time to move the loader to a new landing the grapple is usually hooked onto the heel to prepare the loader for transportation.
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BTB recently visited a Tier 4i 630E skidder near Hinton, Alberta owned by Seth Dickinson (Dickinson Logging).
The Tigercat 845D series feller bunchers and H845D series harvesters have moved to Tier 4 final with the Tigercat FPT N67 engine delivering 210 kW (282 hp) at 2,200 rpm.
As 2014 draws to a close, Tigercat is busy rolling out the G-series drive-to-tree feller bunchers, starting with the 724G that made its formal debut in Starkville, Mississippi in September at the Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show.
Early in 2014, Tigercat released the E-series skidders. Available in North America and Europe, the 620E, 630E and 635E skidders are powered by the Tigercat FPT N67 Tier 4i engine. The 620E is rated at 164 kW (220 hp) and the two larger models at 190 kW (260 hp).
Attachment product manager, Duane Barlow, talks about Tigercat’s high capacity bunching saw line-up and the new 5300 bunching saw.
Tigercat dealers have sold many, many 880 loggers on the western half of the North American continent. With just a handful of machines in Quebec, this 880 is a first of its kind sold into the southeastern United States.
Building on the successful introduction of the 5185 fixed bar saw, Tigercat has developed and released the 5195 directional felling head.
WideRange, the infinitely variable transmission for drive-to-tree feller bunchers, allows the operator to travel from tree to tree and to and from piles more quickly than machines equipped with a two-speed manual shift transmission.
Tigercat has released a new grapple design to complement the LG4053 which has been equipped on Tigercat knuckleboom loaders for many years.
Tigercat 604C and 610C skidders are now Turnaround equipped.
Next generation Tigercat 5702 felling saw is enhanced for versatility and increased performance.