Features

Below you will find a selection of features and trials from Forest Machine Magazine. We hope that you enjoy reading them. Forest Machine Magazine is written, owned and edited by a forest professional with over 40 years hands on experience. That’s what makes the magazine one of the leading publications in the industry.

We cover all aspects of forestry, from ground preparation through to the end product. Visiting harvesting sites, contractors, hauliers, and timber processing plants keeps us abreast of all the latest news and technology. Our team of professional operators carry out product testing of the latest accessories and equipment to improve workers safety and offer honest and unbiased reviews.

Features

A 5800BT Horizontal Grinder For Van Brunt

Van Brunt Transport offers a variety of hauling and material processing services throughout southeastern Michigan. They’ve been in business for

Long Poles Require Purpose-Built Trucks

Lars Persson Åkeri specialises in the transport of long power and telephone poles which requires purpose-built trucks. In Alucar, the

A Brief History Of Agrip

While visiting the Euroforest Show in France a couple of years ago I came across a stall that had quite

Welte W130, A David among Goliaths

The young sole proprietor Florian Buder from Garsten is the proud owner of a new compact Welte W130 harvester. It

Ponsse Ergo Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

Eco Log 560D Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

Logset 6H GTE Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

Komatsu 931XC Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

Ponsse Scorpion King Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

John Deere 1270G Harvester Report

Today’s harvesters are all very capable machines and all do a great job of harvesting the timber that this country

ALUCAR in America

ALUCAR is cracking open the door to the American market with its new comprehensively equipped subframe. ALUCAR has had connections in

FMS, A Cut Above

From their workshop in Wark, Northumberland, directors and co-owners Graham Johnston and Stephen Wills, along with their workforce, have designed

Pineridge Chippers with Andrew Peters

This Pineridge Chippers feature was published in a previous issue of Forest Machine Magazine pre Covid 19 Forestry is a

The Sky’s the limit

Sky’s new multi-storey timber commercial office in the UK, the educational facility demonstrates the use of offsite prefabrication and timber

Transport of poles requires specially made cars

Lars Persson Åkeri specialises in the transport of long electricity and telephone poles, which requires specially manufactured cars. The company

Trials

Below you will find some of the products we have tested. Our testers are all independent and work within the industry and offer honest and unbiased feedback.

Logset 12H GTE Hybrid on trial

RJ Fukes Forestry Services are the UK and Irish distributors for the full range of Logset equipment and have recently

Product testers wanted

Product testers for new 3/4″ Harvester Guide Bar’s and Chains Wanted We are looking for testers in the UK to

Logset 12H GTE Hybrid Trials

In the June issue of Forest Machine Magazine read about the first UK trials that we carried out with the

Measuring wheel trial continues.

Peter Williamson Jnr has been trialling the Z30 SC measuring wheel from Balmec Forestfor the last four months with positive

TR30 AQ FELLING WEDGE

The German made TR30AQ felling wedge is a felling wedge driven by a threaded spindle. It is made of aluminium

Treemans Jack Trial

There has been a great deal of progress made with felling aids in recent years. Forest Machine Magazine (FMM) has

Trialing the Z30 SC measuring wheel from Balmec Forest Oü

In December I had a follow up visit with Peter Williamson for an update on the progress of the Balmec

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