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Old 10-29-2013, 09:51 AM   #282
Mendodave
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thought about that

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Originally Posted by tommu56 View Post
I skidded a couple of logs out last weekend I put them in the hoe curl bucket swing to to right so log is alongside of tractor set it down move back on log pick it up again with hoe throw a chain around front of log to hook on loader and lift front and drive to log pile. When cutting I I pick log up on loader waist high to save my back some and Mark log and cut it while on bucket. Lifting off the ground saves alot on my back and dirt that ruins saw chains.

Transcribed by gnomes directly from my thoughts.
I was thinking about using the loader for that but didn't want to overload it. I guess I could cut the logs shorter, they are bull pine, some green, some dead.

I'll try that this weekend, thanks!

Mendo
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