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Dec 2020 Grapple carriage on a 100-foot tower

Grapple carriage on a 100-foot tower no leap of faith

Posted on 30-Nov-2020

SOME PEOPLE THOUGHT GARETH WHITE WAS NUTS FOR wanting to put a grapple carriage onto his recently purchased Skagit 739 100-foot tower hauler.

It would be more trouble than it was worth, they told the Rotoruabased forestry contractor.

But Gareth wanted to protect his vulnerable workers, saying: “Getting people off the ground is most definitely a major reason for introducing the grapple carriage.

“When you’ve got breaker-outs down the hill, at..... more

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