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VK 26 barking machine. - Designed for saw logs and will meet very strict requirements. Diameter: range of logs 4-24 in (10-61 cm). Length of log: from 10 ft (3 m) and upward. Feed speeds: 65 ft (20 m) to 130 ft (40 m)/min. Power requirement: 30 + 6 hp. Not weight: 6,700 lb (3,000 kg).

MANUFACTURER. Valon Kone, Lohja, Finland.

VK 26 barking machine

Talkie Tooter. - New economy model, completely self-contained, designed to provide radio-control of the whistle on the yarder. Receiver is waterproof, enabling it to be mounted out in the clear, away from the donkey, away from interference. This allows the antenna to be placed in line of sight to the transmitter. Does not require to be connected to the donkey battery.

MANUFACTURER. Sounder Sales and Service Ltd., 683 East Hastings St., Vancouver 6, B.C., Canada.

Talkie Tooter

Spencer Super-Blue loggers' tape. - Steel tape 153 in (388.6 cm) long with aluminum covers. Rewinds itself quickly and completely every time. Tension cannot accidentally release.

MANUFACTURER. Spencer Production and Sales Co., 210 Park Street, Pullman, Wash., U.S.A.

Spencer Super-Blue loggers' tape

Nodwell tracked carrier Model RN 110. - The RN 110, a 4-axle carrier, treks anywhere at speeds up to 15 m.p.h. (24 km/h), maneuvering 60% grades and 30° slopes. Built to operate under adverse conditions of snow, ice, mud, clay, rocky soil and muskeg.

Weight: 11,450 lb (5,100 kg); pay load: 11,000 lb (5,000 kg). Length: 19 ft 3 in (5.86 m); width: 101 in (2.58 m). Optional winches: 12,000 lb (5,400 kg) front or rear mounted.

MANUFACTURER. Robin-Nodwell Mfg. Ltd., 50th Ave. and 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Nodwell tracked carrier Model RN 110

Jiger 'Go Anywhere' vehicle. - 9 hp multiterrain amphibian, no steering wheel, pedals or levers. Single control stick gives automatic clutch, steering, throttle, shifting and brakes. Climbs 45° hills. Fiberglass body and high flotation tubeless tires blown to required pressure of 1 p.s.i. (0.070 kg/cm²) with one deep breath, no gauge or pump required. Weight: 240 lb (100 kg); carrying capacity: 400 lb (180 kg); length: 75 in (190 cm); width: 51 in (130 cm). Land speed: 25 m.p.h. (40 km/h); water speed: 5 m.p.h. (8 km/h). Turning radius: 60 in (152 cm). Approx. price $900.

MANUFACTURER. Jiger Corporation Ltd., 10 McLachlan Dr., Toronto (Rexdale), Ontario, Canada.

Jiger 'Go Anywhere' vehicle

Fleco blade rake. - A rugged lightweight land-clearing tool which hinges on top of the bulldozer blade, fitting tightly against it for maximum support. One man can install or remove the blade rake in minutes. Simple to carry pinned to the bulldozer blade. Teeth penetrate up to 20 in (50 cm) on some models to roll the load.

MANUFACTURER. Fleco Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.

Fleco blade rake

Crawler tractor Castoro 24. - Powerful 24 hp diesel tractor for work in nurseries, Christmas tree plantations, forests. Hydraulic 3-point suspension, 2 speed p.t.o. fwd. and rev., 6 fwd. speeds, 2 rev. Weight: 2,800 lb (1,270 kg). Implements available: plows, cultivators, rotary tillers - 3-point or trailer type.

MANUFACTURER. Lombardini Fabbrica Italiana Motori, Via Fratelli Manfredi 6, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Crawler tractor Castoro 24

Hudson back-carried firefighting pump. - A collapsible synthetic rubber outfit clipped to a bag-carrying strap to free both bands of the operator during transport. Solid stream or cone spray pattern obtained with the nozzle fitted to the pump.

MANUFACTURER. H. D. Hudson Mfg Co., 589 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, U.S.A.

Hudson back-carried firefighting pump

John Deere 2010 wheel forklift. - Designed for handling, lifting, stacking materials. Choice of 14- or 21-ft (427- or 640-cm) mast, which tilts 7° forward, 12° rearward, to stabilize and place load. Diesel or gasoline engine.

Load capacity: 14 ft (427 cm) forklift: 5,000 lb (2,200 kg); 21 ft (640 cm) forklift: 2,500 lb (1,100 kg). Overall length (without forks): 154 in (390 cm), overall width: 76 in (192 cm).

MANUFACTURER. John Deere, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois, U.S.A.

John Deere, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois, U.S.A.

Automatic Maren 14 baler. - Designed for use in lumber mills, sawmills and millwork plants. Pressure exerted in power pack makes it possible to manufacture extremely dense bale. No pit or special foundation required for installation. Unit shipped completely wired, ready for operation. Will manufacture a 30-in (75-cm) long bale in 1 minute. Dimensions: length 2 ft (365.7 cm), width 26 in (66 cm), height 38 in (96.5 cm).

MANUFACTURER. Maren Engineering Corp., 13059 South Houston Avenue, Chicago 33, Illinois, U.S.A.

Automatic Maren 14 baler

Raymond sideloader truck. - New floor-operated unit combining space-saving performance of stacker crane with advantages of forklift truck. 6,000-lb (2,700-kg) capacity. Each of the two drive wheels is a self-contained 36-volt power unit consisting of drive motor, gear box, and rubber-tired wheels. A separate control hydraulically turns the two drive units 20° to right or left. Although the sideloader is 112 in. (284.5 cm) long, its unique steering arrangement permits it to turn within a 9-ft (2.7 in) diameter circle.

MANUFACTURER. The Raymond Corporation, Greene, New York, U.S.A.

Raymond sideloader truck

Quick Aid bandage splints. - Clear plastic casings for hands, arms, feet and legs, with pneumatic cushioning: when inflated orally will automatically apply pressure to injured limb. Conforms to shape of limb rendering it immobile and suspended to give full support and instant first aid.

MANUFACTURER. Development Inc., 3535 Lee Road, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Quick Aid bandage splints

Hoffco one-man flail trencher.- A now lightweight tool for fire suppression, designed as an attachment for the Hoffco Model H.D.F. power head. The manufacturer claims the flail trencher is capable of building fireline at a rate equivalent to that of three men with band tools.

MANUFACTURER. Hoffco Inc., 25 Washington Ave., Richmond, Indiana, U.S.A.

Hoffco one-man flail trencher

Water-Larm and Oil-Larm.- Instrumentation to provide protection to diesel engine in all uses. Standard warning is a red instrument panel light. Both units are easily wired for audible warning and automatic shutdown of stationary engine.

Water-Larm detects low coolant level, external and internal leakage; Oil-Larm warns of low oil level before it reaches danger point.

MANUFACTURER. Larmco Inc., 700 Fifth Avenue So., Seattle, Wash., U.S.A.

Water-Larm and Oil-Larm

S.C. Timber drying equipment. Fully automatic kilns with controls for heating and humidity, also for necessary venting. Larger timber kilns provide air movement through woodpiles of approx. 10 ft (3 in) per second and reverse half-hourly.

Prefabricated factory-built kilns are made in all-aluminum panels.

Suitable for erection outside without additional covering, and include vinyl guttering and down pipes. Can be built to all required sizes. Standard kilns available with timber capacity between 150 and 1,500 ft³ (4-40 m³).

MANUFACTURER. Sidney Cubbage (Engineers) Ltd., Crown Works, Lincoln Road, High Wycombe, England.

S.C. Timber drying equipment

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