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    Forestry Machinery for Sale

    Mascus has a wide variety of used forestry equipment available for sale in their online marketplace for trucks and heavy machinery. With products made by industry-leading manufacturers including Ponsse, John Deere and more.Mascus offers top of the line equipment that is built to last. With new listings being added daily, customers are able to find the equipment and parts they need, for any construction project. Browse related categories including chipping and recycling equipment, harvesters and forwarders. . Can't find what you're looking for? Submit a want ad and we'll send it to equipment sellers advertising in Mascus.
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    • Morbark Boxer X7, 2019, Wood ChippersMorbark Boxer X7

      Wood Chippers
      2019 550 h
      United States, ANDERSON, California
      7d

      10,500 USD
    •  Serco 270, Knuckleboom loadersSerco 270

      Knuckleboom loaders
      United States, Northeast, North Carolina
      7d

      55,000 USD
    • John Deere 748, 2019, SkiddersJohn Deere 748l-ii

      Skidders
      2019 7,081 h
      United States, Lexington, South Carolina
      7d

      On Request
    • MDB LV 600, 2019, Forestry MulchersMDB TECHNOLOGY GREEN CLIMBER LV600

      Forestry Mulchers
      2019
      United States, Wayne, Michigan
      7d

      59,900 USD
    • Prentice 2864, 2010, Forestry MulchersPrentice 2864

      Forestry Mulchers
      2010
      United States, Farmington, New Mexico
      7d

      80,000 USD
    • Sennebogen 718, 2019, Feller BunchersSennebogen 718E

      Feller Bunchers
      2019 1,832 h
      United States, Davenport, Florida
      7d

      350,000 USD
    • Rexworks INC Maxigrind 425, GrindersRexworks INC Maxigrind 425

      Grinders
      United States, Prairieville, Louisiana
      7d

      25,000 USD
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    • Sennebogen 728 E, 2022, Feller BunchersSennebogen 728E

      Feller Bunchers
      2022 122 h
      United States, Davenport, Florida
      7d

      500,000 USD
    • Morbark 30/36, Wood ChippersMorbark 3036

      Wood Chippers
      1,042 h
      United States, Medford, Minnesota
      7d

      22,000 USD
    • Carco 50BPS, WinchesCarco 50BPS

      Winches
      United States, Belleville, Michigan
      7d

      19,900 USD
    • CAT 559 B, 2009, Knuckleboom loadersCAT 559B

      Knuckleboom loaders
      2009 11,008 h
      United States, Midwest, North Carolina
      7d

      70,000 USD
    • Bandit 1290, 2006, Wood ChippersBandit 1290H

      Wood Chippers
      2006 355 h
      United States, Wayne, Michigan
      7d

      24,900 USD
    •  WHO P13-63XSHD, 1992, GrindersWHO P13-63XSHD

      Grinders
      1992
      United States, Prairieville, Louisiana
      7d

      105,000 USD
    •  WHO P12-56SHD, 1990, GrindersWHO P12-56SHD

      Grinders
      1990
      United States, Prairieville, Louisiana
      7d

      59,995 USD
    • John Deere 540 B, SkiddersJohn Deere 540B

      Skidders
      United States, Mid Atlantic, North Carolina
      7d

      24,900 USD
    • Morbark 1050, GrindersMorbark 1050

      Grinders
      1892
      United States, North, North Carolina
      7d

      65,000 USD
    •  WHO P12-56SHDHT, 1993, GrindersWHO P12-56SHDHT

      Grinders
      1993
      United States, Prairieville, Louisiana
      7d

      84,995 USD
    • John Deere 1910 E, 2011, ForwardersJohn Deere 1910E

      Forwarders
      2011 20,882 h
      United States, Brewer, Maine
      7d

      85,461 USD
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      Carlton 1260, 2012, Wood ChippersCarlton 1260

      Wood Chippers
      2012 470 h
      United States, Scott Township, Pennsylvania

      18,800 USD
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      Bandit 200, 2021, Chainsaws and clearing sawsBandit 200UC

      Chainsaws and clearing saws
      2021 456 h
      United States, Scott Township, Pennsylvania

      28,500 USD

    Not surprisingly, the most popular machines in an industry tend to be ones that are used more domestically. While big machines like harvesters are necessary to begin the forestry harvesting process on a commercial level, the most commonly used forestry machines in the United States tend to be wood chippers. These portable processing machines are typically hitched or mounted to the back of a truck. They use a feeding system made of a heavy flywheel or drum mounted with blades that shreds the wood into smaller pieces and blows them into a pile. Most residential wood chippers are made to handle smaller limbs and trees. However, some of the bigger machines, often called stub grinders can handle trees up to 6-8 feet in diameter.

    One of the most intriguing (and possibly frightening) forestry machine is a newer concept called a walking harvesters. After over a decade of research both John Deere and Timberjack have revealed and tested prototypes of 6 legged harvesters that can actually walk across terrain that wheels or tracks could not sustain. Each leg on both sides sits at reciprocating angles and has two joints to allow for maximum stability. Like most harvesters, the processing head of this futuristic machine has the complete ability to handle a tree for harvesting. This walking machine uses the claws of its processing head to firmly grasp a tree. It then cuts the tree horizontally and turns it to the ground. Then the rollers inside the head speedily pushes the tree through the machine removing its branches. At this point the operator can cut the tree into the desired log size and repeat the process until the branches are fully removed and the tree has been evenly sliced. Maneuverability is the true strength of the walking harvester but when it comes to brute force in the forestry industry look no further than the Tigercat 726G. Out of all of the machines crawling through the trees, this Tigercat remains the kind of the jungle. The 726G easily takes on grabs and cut trees up to 6 feet in diameter before easing them down to ground by using items felling saw or can attach its bunching saw to cut and hold onto up 8 smaller trees in under a minute. Once the Tigercat 726G is finished with all those trees it requires a massive forwarder to haul them away. The perfect massive machine for the job is the Komatsu 890.3. With an eight-wheeled drive operating weight of over 26 tons this forwarder can haul more than any other of its kind. The Komatsu 890.3 also stretches an astonishing 3 stories long and can reach its crane almost equally as high. The 890.3 is hands down the most impressive machine in the forestry industry.

    Due to such a wide range of tasks needed to be accomplished in the forestry industry, it takes many different types of heavy machines to accomplish every undertaking. In order to efficiently move trees from their upright position two different types of apparatuses are used. The most common of these machines is, quite appropriately, called a harvester. With its multi-functioning processing head, the harvester is arguably one of the most impressive member of the heavy equipment family. The most efficient machines can even grab, cut, and delimb a tree fully grown tree in a matter of seconds. Harvesters use wheels or tracks depending on the terrain and are often articulated for increased stability. The harvesters dynamic head is only fitted for one tree at time, so in order to be able to fell and grab multiple trees before releasing them foresters use a machine called a feller buncher. Similar to the harvester, the feller buncher has a articulated crane like arm but due to its focus on quantity of trees at one time, loses the the functionality of debranching the trees. Because of this feller bunchers are typically followed by a processor to remove the limbs and cutting the tree into sections. Once the trees have been processed and are on the ground skidder or forwarder will pick them and move them. Skidders will carry or skiders the the logs to a designated area to be handled later while forwarder come fitted with a trailer that the crane hovers over to drop in and transport the processed logs.

    With new technologies unfolding, environmental rules changing, and new business connections always needing to be made it is important to stay informed on the happenings of the forestry industry. One way to do this is through the Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Expo. This grand exposition is held in Atlanta, Georgia in June of every other year. The next will be held in 2019. At this event you will have the chance to see what new equipment is on the horizon, attend educational sessions, and talk to representatives within the industry such as researchers from the Auburn School of Forestry, Timber Machine Technologies, and Nelson Bros. Engineering.

    Buying used heavy equipment within the forestry industry isn't always easy. However, certain pages like the Mascus Online Showroom allows potential buyers to search and find the specific machine they need to fit any wide range of forestry needs. Mascus actually has thousands of forestry machines for sale ranging from small wood chippers to huge harvesters. If you are trying to sell your used forestry equipment Mascus also has a simple way for you to get your machine in front of potential buyers from all around the world. You can click here to begin the process and get your used heavy forestry equipment sold.

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