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Skip Breyfogle

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Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« on: November 18, 2014, 11:46:58 PM »
A post this morning from the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway F/B page.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SG5fVbHIu0&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2014, 12:32:17 AM »
That little chipper is just the right size. We could haul it on a work flat.
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John McNamara

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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2014, 12:35:16 AM »
Those extremely fast volunteers would be a big help, too.

Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2014, 01:14:38 AM »
Looks like a dozen Freds ...

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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2014, 01:55:20 AM »
Looks like a dozen Freds ...

I saw all those short breaks they were taking too.
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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2014, 02:30:35 PM »
We bought a used chipper for the farm a couple of years and they are not very expensive.  The right size chipper, some steel and a set of Fairmont wheels and you'd have a nice machine.  Go shopping!  On eBay NOW!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-Woodchuck-D16-Wood-Chipper-12-Drum-Kubota-Diesel-Engine-Trailer-Mounted-/331388319427?pt=Wood_Chippers_Stump_Grinders&hash=item4d284876c3

2006 Woodchuck D16 Wood Chipper 12" Drum Kubota Diesel Engine Trailer Mounted
Forestry Woodchipper Orange Clean Up Brush Cutter          Worcester, Massachusetts


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Asplundh-Wood-Chipper-/251725090298?pt=Wood_Chippers_Stump_Grinders&hash=item3a9bfc0dfa

Asplundh Wood Chipper   Oakland, New Jersey


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wood-Chipper-12-Asplundh-Drum-Tree-Brush-Gas-industrial-economical-172-engine-/390979900022?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5b0837d276

Wood Chipper 12" Asplundh Drum Tree & Brush Gas industrial economical 172 engine  (Buy Now Price $3500)     Blooming Glen, Pa.


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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2014, 07:46:36 PM »
Looks like ROW MOW 1 Mfg. has a possible winter project!   ;)

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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2014, 12:51:19 AM »
Looks like ROW MOW 1 Mfg. has a possible winter project!   ;)
As long as you don't want it this winter. Full plate again.. Lots of plans to tinker. ;)
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Re: Track Clearing on the Welsh Highland Railway
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2014, 02:04:17 PM »
Time lapse is always fun to watch!  The work at TOM would have been neat in high speed.  Good promotional fodder too.