Can an ATV pull logs?
In reality, a 20 HP tractor can pull a 30-inch diameter and 12 feet long log with some techniques and attachments. But an ATV with four-wheel drive can easily pull that kind of load.
What does skidding logs mean?
A skidder is any type of heavy vehicle used in a logging operation for pulling cut trees out of a forest in a process called “skidding”, in which the logs are transported from the cutting site to a landing. There they are loaded onto trucks (or in times past, railroad cars or flumes), and sent to the mill.
Can an ATV drag a tree?
Honestly, all I did when I had a utility quad was lay a long strap down, lay 3-4 trees on top, wrap the strap around them, and hook it up to my quad. It would usually pull them long-wise, and they would just drag behind with no issues.
Why do skidders have blades?
Wheeled skidders typically have a small blade mounted on the front that can be used to push material out of the way and level small ground obstructions. Tracked skidders may be modified construction crawlers or purpose built. They use either a grapple or cable to skid trees.
Who makes the biggest log skidder?
The 635H is Tigercat’s highest capacity skidder. With six-wheel drive and a massive grapple, the machine is built for extreme duty and super high production logging operations….Power.
|ENGINE Tier 4f||Tigercat FPT N67 Tier 4f 212 kW (285 hp) @ 2,200 rpm (rated)|
|TOP SPEED||14 mph|
How much weight can a 4 wheeler drag?
Full-size ATVs can tow from 500 lb to 1650 lb (227 kg to 750 kg) with an average of about 1200 lb (544 kg). The rated towing capacity is for rolling cargo only. When towing in wet mud or up and down hills, you may tow significantly less than the rating suggests.