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Fabrication of the Appalachian ThinnerAuthor(s): Cleveland J. Biller
Source: Res. Pap. NE-495. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiemnt Station. 7p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe Appalachian Thinner, a prototype cable yarder, has proven capable of harvesting timber on steep slopes. Details of the fabrication of the prototype yarder are presented. An Appalachian Thinner can be built economically in a typical logger's repair shop.
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CitationBiller, Cleveland J. 1982. Fabrication of the Appalachian Thinner. Res. Pap. NE-495. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiemnt Station. 7p.
KeywordsLogging, Timber production, Forest engineering
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