Farming Magazine - July, 2012


Product Focus: Woodlot Equipment, Furnaces & Wood Waste Recycling Equipment


Built-Rite Mfg. Corp.

Offering a full line of firewood equipment for operations of any size, from conveyers to wood splitters and processers. The Multi-Wedge System allows users to customize the size of firewood.

Cross Mfg., Inc.

Offering an extensive hydraulic component line including welded and tie rod cylinders, directional flow and pressure control valves, gear pumps and motors, filters, accumulators, gear boxes, adapters and manifolds.

DR Power Equipment

The new DR RapidFire log splitter features a rack and pinion system. The engine spins two 74-pound, cast iron flywheels to generate and store splitting power. It splits each log and returns to starting position in three seconds.

Earth & Turf Products, LLC

The new Log Hitch for tractors attaches directly to Category I three-point hitches. Two models are available: one for sub-30 hp tractors and a larger version for tractors with 30-plus hp. Both come with a 7/16-inch shackle and 3/8-inch grab hook.

EMB Mfg.

The Wallenstein FX Skidding Winch comes in three sizes and features a large blade that anchors the winch, transferring the pulling strain to the ground.


The Fransg<0x00E5>rd line of log winches includes pulling power from 6,600 to 14,300 pounds and pulling speeds from 2 to 5 feet per second. Units feature protective screens, log dozerblades and three-point linkage.

Granberg International

Granberg International offers a line of portable sawmills, including the Alaskan Mill, the Mini Mill and the Small Log Mill. The Alaskan Mark III C2 Series package is available in sizes from 30 to 56 inches and comes complete with double-end saw bar, ripping chain, oiler kit, slabbing rail bracket set, helper handle and chain saw sharpener (powerhead not included).

Kesla Tractor Equipment

Offering a wide range of log loaders and timber trailers. The 100-200 Series of loaders offer reach from 13 feet 8 inches up to 22 feet 3 inches and lifting capacities from 880 to 1,565 pounds. Timber trailers offer max load capacities from 15,400 to 22,000 pounds in lengths from 14 to 19 feet 10 inches.

Multitek North America, LLC

The new Multitek 1620 SS Firewood Processor features a 40-inch circular saw and hydraulically adjustable four-way and six-way wedge options for more than 2 cords per hour of processing capability.


Rotary Phase converters provide three-phase power from your single-phase service for use in various woodlot equipment, including head rigs, vertical and horizontal saw, edgers and conveyors.

Rainier Hydraulics, Inc.

The Chomper system is a fully automatic firewood processor that feeds the log, cuts to length and splits. The shear system can process crooked, muddy, dirty, rock-embedded tree-length logs at ground level.

Resource Recovery Systems, Inc.

The PTO-driven Model 16 cuts material up to 16 inches in diameter and splits wood from 12 to 24-inch lengths. Cuts 1 to 2 full cords per hour (128 cubic feet).


The F15 Forwarder features a new cab design, redesigned RK125 loader, John Deere 6068 HF 485 Power Tech Plus Tier 3 225 hp engine, and D5-controlled hydraulic/mechanical transmission. Other features include load-sensing constant pressure hydraulic system separate from the transmission; RK125 knuckle boom loader with double slewing cylinders; 31,000-pound load capacity; and more.


The Self Contained 3255 Two-Way Log splitter from Spit-Fire features a 6-inch-by-6-inch steel tube frame; 30 to 36-inch log capacity; 20-ton splitting force; cycle speed of 9 to 11 seconds; Honda GX 5.5 hp engine; 8-inch knife height and standard 2-inch ball hitch.

Thomas Bandsaw Mills

The Thomas Bandsaw Mills Firewood Processor features a 31 hp Vanguard engine that processes logs up to 16 inches in diameter and 12 feet long. Equipped with an 81X in-feed chain, greasable bearings and easy-access panels, it has a 7-foot power log table with an out-feed conveyor and a four-way wedge with hydraulic run chain saw bar that operates with a foot pedal.

TM Mfg.

The TM Heavy Duty splitter by TM Mfg. is designed with a large, two-stage splitting wedge that makes the TM Skid Splitter a strong, fast skid splitter for logs of all sizes.

Tree Teck

The Beneke Rotary Pruner trims evergreens for Christmas tree farm operations and features either an electric motor with rechargeable batteries or a gas engine.

The Wagner Companies

The Wagner Companies offer forest management, log purchasing, log trucking, hardwood lumber, pallet logs, bark, chips and sawdust.

Wood-Mizer Products, Inc.

The LT15 portable sawmill now features a trailer package and includes an 18 hp gas engine. It saws logs up to 28 inches in diameter and up to 17 feet 8 inches long, which are loaded and turned manually.


Alternative Heating of North America

Specializing in quality heating systems, AHONA is the American importer of the European Vigas VIMAR Wood Gasification Boiler. AHONA also carries a wide array of parts and accessories for the Bixby Pellet/Corn Combo units, as well as parts and accessories for some of the discontinued Orlan brand Wood Gasification Boilers like the EKO and Paxo lines of wood gasification boilers.

Central Boiler

The new E-Classic 3200 stick-wood hydronic heater is EPA Phase 2 Program certified and listed for outdoor use with a heat output rating of over 200,000 Btu. The E-Classic 3200 emits one-quarter of the emissions limit set by the EPA for Phase two, and it features a three-stage combustion process.

D.S. Machine Shop Stoves & Chimneys

D.S. Machine is a family-owned business since 1978, manufacturing wood and coal stoves, furnaces and boilers for a wide range of applications.


Greentech Mfg., Inc.

The Crown Royal Stove Line has indoor and outdoor EPA Phase 2 Qualified models along with Greentech's original stove line-up. Fuel type options include wood, coal or corn.

New Horizon, Inc.

New Horizon's boilers use wood gasification combustion with a secondary combustion process for greater overall heating efficiency and reduce creosote.


Brush Wolf

Rotary brush mulchers available for low flow, standard flow and high flow systems, as well as for walk-behind skid steers and mini excavators. Available models: 42, 48, 60, 66, 72, 78 and 90 inches. Cutting capacities range from 2 to 12 inches.

DR Power Equipment

The DR Chipper/Shredder is a three-point hitch PTO unit that handles branches up to 4.5 inches in diameter with 48 free-swinging hammers. Other features include 4-1/8-inch tool grade steel chipping knife; solid, welded steel construction; and 20-inch-by-20-inch shredding hopper.

Echo Bear Cat

The Echo Bear Cat CH9540H PTO Chipper features a three-point PTO hitch mount, hydraulic feed and Smart Feed System, which automatically feeds and adjusts the feed rate. Up to 9-inch chipping capacity, easy-access hinged disc cover, integrated discharge blower, triple-banded belt drive and 8-inch discharge chute that rotates 360 degrees.

EMB Mfg.

Wallenstein BX Chippers are available in standard or hydraulic feed, and the PTO units handle wood from 4 to 9 inches in diameter.


ClearSpan Fabric Structures provides design-build solutions for wood waste recycling structure needs. Hercules Truss Arch Buildings require no support posts and can be built to any length and up to 300-feet wide.

Northeast Implement

Farmi Forest Biofuel Wood Chippers feature adjustable chip sizes and biofuels-ready uniform chips. Units process logs up to 15 inches in diameter but require relatively low power. Chippers are available in tractor-mount or trailer-mount packages with or without loaders.


Worksaver SmoothCut PTO Powered Stump Grinders are available in two models, both featuring .75-inchg welded two-piece laminated steel cutting wheel and carbide steel bolt-in cutting teeth. The SG-26 has a 26-inch cutting wheel; the SG-36 features a 36-inch cutting wheel.