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The Tree Harvester

A Komatsu 931.1 operating 360.2 head tree felling machine driven by Bruce. 

A Komatsu 931.1 operating 360.2 head tree felling machine driven by Bruce.

 

This large and complex machine mechanically measure the tree diameter, fells the tree, cleans/removes branches and cross cuts the log to a specified length according to operator programming and round timber sales requirements.  In the hands of our experienced operator the mechnical harvester does the work of up to 10 individual chainsaw operators per day.

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