multifunctional logging cart

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  1. BrianK

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    This was invented by a German individual:
    http://www.heiple.de/logging_cart.htm

    I don't know anything more about it but was sent a link to the video and thought I'd share it here.
     

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    Clean engineering. Looks well built. I don't have a use, but I can see where some could.
     
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    Pass. Park the tractor closer.
     
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    Holy fence rails Batman! Did y'all see the length on those first rounds?
     
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    I want one to hook to the ATV ;)
    Now if I just had a level manicured yard to cut, mover & process trees :)
     
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    That's what I was going to say.

    Maybe the tractor has a broken transmission???
     
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    I think that stems from selling wood in the 3ft lengths.
     
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    I'm gonna modify my golf pull cart ;)
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    I'm collecting parts for a logging arch. I have an old rusted out utility trailer that I'm going to use for axles/spindles/wheels/tires and a friend is picking up scraps for me from his metal shop for the rest of the build. I found an unused pair of large Dixie skidding tongs on CL for $50. I hope to have it built by summer. Check out Battenkiller/drfera's arch at http://www.hearth.com/talk/threads/my-new-log-rite-log-arch.69837/

    I'm using Battenkiller's plans based on his measurements of an early version of the LogRite Junior:
     

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    I agree. The cost of that device is about 1000 Euro (~$1300). For half that price I'd put a decent set of pallet forks on that tractor to move the logs.

    In its favor, it can get in and out of some places where a larger tractor can't go, and it won't tear up the lawn as much as tractor with R1 tires would.
     
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    Yeah, I don't understand it but Europeans like those long splits.
     
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    I've traveled and lived in Europe and that's how long the cut and split. Then they cut the splits in half after they dry with something like a miter saw. I never asked why, I wasn't burning when I was there so I guess I didn't care. I believe it has something to do with the way firewood is measured. Cool toy, and I do LOVE toys, but useless to me. And why did he park the tractor so bloody far away, just to sell something?
     
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    Funny, I've seen plenty of European vids with splits that couldn't be any longer than 8-10". Looks like a bin of giant pellets! :p
     
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    I don't see any use for it but unless in ideal situations. Ideal situations are easy.
     
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    Sweeet rims...
     
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    I got a kubota BX to do most of the work that he is doing with that. But if i did not have a kubota i would copy it and make it for much less then the 1300.00 but it seemed to work pretty well.
     
  17. BrianK

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    I think the LogRite Junior is a better design for a hand powered log arch.
     
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    What in the name of all holy is he doing without spinner caps :mad: that thing is the wood pimp mobile ! ;)


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