The log skidder for a snow mobile or an all-terrain vehicle
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The product has a utility model registration.
|The log skidder can be called also:
A skidding pulk or a skidding device, which is suitable for the skidding of windfall, saw logs, small tress and firewood from a thick forest, the pulling device can be a snow mobile, all-terrain vehicle or some other terrain vehicle, even a horse.
|Drive the device next to the stem end of the log, the log can be rolled to the load with a minimum force, e.g. with the help of a felling lever or timber carriers. Attach the log with the chain that comes with the device. If the terrain is hilly, the attachment shall be made with a lashing strap.|
|If you have already driven a track beside the log, the moving is easier; a brisk pull ensures that you can move on. The plastic plates in the towing device prevent the device from getting caught in the uneven surface of the terrain.||Even small trees and branches can be transported by the skidder.|
|The logs are easy to attach with the chain that comes with the device. The attachment shall be made with a lashing strap in an uneven terrain.||The unloading of the logs to the load on the rollers is easier when you elevate the unloading location e.g. with stands.|
|The log skidder does not take a lot of space in storage and it can be transported to the site in the trunks of most cars. The collapsed dimensions are 90 x 100 x 15 cm. The weight with a towing coupling of a snowmobile approx. 28kg, with the towing coupling of an all-terrain vehicle approx. 30 kg.||The towing of logs can be made also by an all-terrain vehicle as well as by a snowmobile from a thick forest.|
|The log skidder attached to the back of a track drive all-terrain vehicle which transports well heavier birch logs or more than one wooden electricity pylon. (The photo was taken in the Firewood days of the Forestry Centre in Toivala.)||A ski track trail groomer can be also attached to the log skidder.|