What is your favorite wood gathering tool?

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Riteway

Member
Jul 27, 2020
125
Kitsap County, WA
Is that an old Jeep? If so, not a better fit when out in the woods.

Good eye! It's a great rig for around town and offroad...but kind of scary above 50 mph. It's basically like driving a fast tractor. It was my dad's truck and he was big on keeping it stock, as am I.
 

SpaceBus

Minister of Fire
Nov 18, 2018
6,256
Downeast Maine
Good eye! It's a great rig for around town and offroad...but kind of scary above 50 mph. It's basically like driving a fast tractor. It was my dad's truck and he was big on keeping it stock, as am I.
That would be scary. I've driven a 304 CJ-5 with no windshield at 50 MPH and that is not something I would ever do again.
 

PaulOinMA

Minister of Fire
Oct 20, 2018
1,077
MA
You guys have a lot more fun toys than I do.

Mine is just a Stihl cant hook. Folks on here said it's made by LogRite. Someone else mentioned the stand that fits on the end.

Bought the stand from LogRite, and l like it a lot. Nice not bending down fully to the ground since I am in my 60s.
 

Montanalocal

Feeling the Heat
Dec 22, 2014
447
Helena MT
My power tail lift on my pickup. At 74, if I did not have this, I would not still be getting wood.

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Dataman

Minister of Fire
Sep 10, 2018
1,012
Newport, Wa
Cool Lift on Truck. I gave up Wood for Pellets becasue of my Injury few years ago (Stumpled on Rounds and Tore Rotater Cuff and Muscle). Alas still do about 2 Cords every year from the Trees that go Crash Boom Bang in the Forest.
 
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Osage

Feeling the Heat
Nov 3, 2011
281
kansas
Used the Gator the last 4 years. Hauled about 16 cords in that time.
 

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Jun 8, 2020
109
Craig County, VA
Cant hook was my best tool this year.
 

Diabel

Minister of Fire
Jan 11, 2008
3,374
Ottawa, ON
Any recommendations on a decent cant hook? I have many large diam logs.
 

Simonkenton

Minister of Fire
Feb 27, 2014
1,987
Marshall NC
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Diabel

Minister of Fire
Jan 11, 2008
3,374
Ottawa, ON
They looks excellent. I will order the red 5 footer!
Thank you @Simonkenton .
 

MoDoug

Minister of Fire
Feb 3, 2018
583
NE Missouri
I'm by myself a lot, and my wheel barrow lets me load much bigger cuts than I could do without it. I cut 20" pieces, for larger diameter ones I'll lay my wheel barrow on it's side next to the log, roll it onto the side of the wheel barrow, then leverage it up onto the wheel and stands. Roll it to my tail gate, then lift it up on.
 
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qwee

Burning Hunk
Jan 17, 2013
134
Idaho
I don't know if this will be my favorite, but for $50 and a little work we'll see. Details: Black Friday hand truck from Harbor Freight, and two 24" stakes (with holes) from Lowes. I can bolt into 3 holes in each stake (holes need to be widened, though).
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MoDoug

Minister of Fire
Feb 3, 2018
583
NE Missouri