Tigercat Releases 602 Cable Skidder
The machine has a ﬁxed front axle with an oscillating centre section to achieve a very narrow overall width of 2,7 metres (106 in). The agility of the 602 is ideal in selective felling applications. The machine can access high value timber in steep terrain, while minimizing damage to the residual stand.
Maximum fuel efficiency is achieved by the use of Tigercat’s load sensing hydraulic system – only supplying the amount of oil that the various functions require for reduced engine load.
The 602 cable skidder offering has already attracted a lot of attention in the United States, where the first machine debuted at the Paul Bunyan show in Cambridge, Ohio this past October.
Bill Shufﬂebotham, based in Rockport, Illinois purchased the ﬁrst 602 cable skidder. He states, “It’s the only quality small machine on the market. It’s easy to move at nine feet wide and it’s powerful.”
(The previous article “Tigercat Releases 602 Cable Skidder” was archived on April 13, 2018 via http://tigercat.com.)