Cable Logging
TSY 6250 Swing Yarder
This yarder is used for smaller cable logging units, such as thinning, small corners or
smaller acres of timber. It is equipped with 2,000 ft of 7/8" skyline, 2,000 ft of 3/4" mainline
and 4,000 ft of 3/4" haulback; it can be equipped with either a A
CME S28 Motorized
Carriage
or an MSP Carriage.
Bighorn Logging has a wide variety of cable logging machines available. By owning this fleet of
yarders, Bighorn Logging is able to place the best machine and crew on the job for the highest
efficiency for the land owner and the environment.
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Thunderbird 90
This is the biggest yarder of our fleet. This yarder allows us the ability to hang long spans
and reach units that small yarders are incapable of accessing. It is equipped with 7/8"
skidding line and 1-3/8" skyline, which allows for high payload turn cycles. This machine is
also equipped with eight guylines and has a 100-foot heavy duty tube.
TTY 6170 Tower
This tower has a 70-foot tube, which allows us to access larger units of timber. It is
equipped with 2,000 ft of 1-1/8" skyline, 4,000 ft of 3/4" haulback and 2,000 ft of 7/8"
mainline, as well as a Boman Mark 7900 Hybrid Carriage.
TSY 6255 Swing Yarder
This yarder is our most versatile yarder and can be used for a variety of cable logging
applications. It is equipped with 2,000 ft of 7/8" mainline, 4,000 ft of 7/8" haulback and can
use either 2,000 ft of 1-1/8" or 7/8" skyline; it can be equipped with a Boman Mark V
Carriage, ACME
S28 Motorized Carriage or a MSP Carriage.