A Scottish tree care company has become the first in the UK to take delivery of the new Usewood mini-harvester.

Hailing from Finland, the Usewood Forest Master is a small-scale eight-wheeled harvester which ideally lends itself to juvenile forestation plots.

No matter the time of year or the terrain, it is designed to be ready to work, ensuring tough jobs in young forests can be handled more easily, productively and comfortably.

Getting its energy from a Kubota V1505T turbo diesel engine and with hydraulics driven by a Bosch Rexroth variable displacement pump, the Forest Master is paired with a UW180S harvester head.

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With low fuel consumption, user-friendly controls and easy maintenance and transportation, LJX reckons it is the perfect machine for young forest management.

One of Scotland’s leading independent tree surgery companies, LJX provides experienced arboricultural services to the public, private estates, construction, utilities, local authorities and transport sectors.

Its team has spent considerable time and energy in sourcing the best vehicles and equipment over the years and now has a large fleet of company vehicles.

More recently it has invested in new and innovative machinery for harvesting and biomass chipping, and even in remote-controlled machines, ensuring safety for all operatives and cutting labour-intensive works for operatives.



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