How much do skidders cost?
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How much do skidders weigh?
Compare Skidder Models
|Model||Engine Size||Operating Weight|
|768L-II Skidder||Engine Size 9.0 L (549 cu. in.)||Operating Weight 23,697 kg (52,245 lb.)|
|848L -II Skidder||Engine Size 9.0 L (549 cu. in.)||Operating Weight 22,384 kg (49,499 lb.)|
|948L-II Skidder||Engine Size 9.0 L (549 cu. in.)||Operating Weight 22,484 kg (49,570 lb.)|
Who made the first log skidder?
Skidders were developed specifically for logging. More flexible than tractors, they had less down time, trod easier on the ground, and were cheaper to maintain. The first skidder was introduced by the Kāingaroa Logging Company in 1957, but was too complex to appeal to operators.
How fast does a skidder go?
Each cable, or lead, was approximately 1,000 feet (300 m) in length. Once the logs were attached and a clearance signal was sent for retrieval, they could be skidded at a speed of 1,000 feet per minute (18 km/h).
How wide is a logging skidder?
|Overall Length, mm (inches)||8469 (333.4)|
|Overall Width, mm (inches)||3575 (140.7)|
|Wheelbase, mm (inches)||3975 (156.5)|
|Dozer Blade Height, mm (inches)||691 (27.2)|
|Ground Clearance, mm (inches)||604 (23.7)|
How much does a log loader cost?
They range in price from around $5,000 up to $300,000 or more with models years from 1961 up to 2019, so operations of all sizes can find a log loader to meet their needs.