The Finnish manufacturer Sampo Rosenlew may be most famous manufacturing combined harvesters for agriculture. They have, however, produced forest machines for many years as well but the company has not focused so […]
One of the biggest release at the upcoming forestry fair FinnMetko will be the new Bison forwarder from Ponsse. As you may have noticed, Ponsse goes retro and re-using old machine model names like no other. First […]
The Finnish forest machine manufacturer Ponsse is launching a brand new forestry harvester named Cobra. First glance at this new forest machine will be at the Finnish forestry fair FinnMetko this week.
A new small forwarder from John Deere is coming. 910G is the model name and it will be replacing the trusty 810 in performing thinning projects in the forest. With this, an era comes to an end. Read on to learn […]
During our trip to Finland we had an entire day in and outside the Ponsse factory in Vieremä in central Finland. It was a highly interesting and lovely day, and below you can read all about our thoughts on the […]
Why are Valtra tractors so popular in forestry, and why has that always been the case? These are questions a lot of people may have asked themselves throughout the years.
Torbjörn and I visited the Valtra […]
We’ve visited the very first Komatsu 901XC in Sweden, the 8WD 901 from Komatsu. It has made its way to Ludvigssons Skogsentreprenad AB, in a town called Simlångsdalen on the west coast. The company works almost ex […]
Since their FMG time in Filipstad in Värmland, Sweden, John Deere Forestry has always had a way of introducing new models by adding them to their old trusted 1270. This was also the case some three years ago, […]
Forestry.com has visited Alstor in Dingle, Sweden, a company that, among other things, is manufacturing the popular mini-forwarder Alstor. We received a history lesson, a visit to their factory and the opportunity […]
The 70cc chainsaw segment is on fire! Both Stihl and Husqvarna is now shipping out one new chainsaw each in MS 462 for Stihl and 572XP for Husqvarna. These new chainsaws are going to ramp up the whole segment but […]
Very nice well done video. The aerial drone shot was great!
First faller with the 462 needed to do some work on his chain. It was sharp enough but just needed better depth gauge or cutter side plate settings.
The second tree felled by what looks like a pro who cuts wood daily for a living was smooth operating the 462, used his helmet screen and had a good cutting properly set chain on the saw.
The C85 chain sounds interesting and I hope we get them in Canada soon.
Thank you Willard!
If you’d like to know more about such mysteries as Stage IIIB, IT4 and Final Tier 4, that is, the emission standards for diesel engines (in this case for forest machines) then read on!
This article is intended a […]
Mossfeldts Skogstransporter in Ekshärad was the first in Sweden to operate a Canadian Tigercat 1085C. Their first 1085’er has now been running for over 2000 hours and their second one is newly delivered. Fo […]
Great you’re happy with the 357.
I have one myself since like 10 years. I like it too, not modded as yours though.
Right now it does not work, it chokes when warm. Brought to a neigbour of mine and he shall have a deeper look at it.
It seems like some have had problem with the automatic decompression valve, does yours have that?
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The 70cc chainsaw segment is on fire! Two new powerhouses released the same summer. Stihl MS 462 is a new 72cc Pro chainsaw that would like to give Husqvarna 572XP a match. At Forstmesse Lucerne we got to meet the […]
So, I guess we where right, it was 572 XP that Husqvarna released today in Lucerne, Switzerland. We’ve been briefed about the new 70cc chainsaw and also got the chance to test it out in the Swiss forest.
If you […]
On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Husqvarna will reveal their latest chainsaw, probably it will be named Husqvarna 572XP. There is a lot of buzz right now, before the release and we thought it would be a good deal […]
It kind of amazing to see how simple, yet effective, protective clothing like chainsaw trousers or chaps actually works. A chainsaw is built for cut wood with efficiency, unfortunately, it works pretty well in […]
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