Feller Bunchers


Komatsu Upgrades XT-5 Family of Tracked Feller Bunchers →

To better meet customer needs, Komatsu is upgrading its XT-5 family of tracked feller bunchers, adding performance and operator improvements, as well as covering the machines with a special 2-year/5,000-hour warranty program. The XT430-5, XT445L-5 and XT465L-5 models were introduced in 2018, and these advancements were made based on customer feedback. Komatsu XT-5 machines let customers travel, operate the swing, arm and tool simultaneously, for maximum usability.  Click for more...


John Deere L-Series II Machines Incorporate Simpler, Easier to Maintain Design →

John Deere's L-Series II skidders and feller bunchers build upon the best features of the original machines while simplifying the design to increase reliability. The simpler L-Series II models reduce maintenance and increase uptime with more than 1,600 parts changes, including more robust electrical harnesses, fittings, hoses, and cylinder guards than previous models. Changes under the hood include improved component placement and dramatically reduced complexity of electrical and hydraulic systems, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


High Performance and Productivity From Komatsu XT465L-5 Feller Buncher →

Improved service access, reliability and durability means increased productivity for the Komatsu XT465L-5 feller buncher. Built for ease of serviceability, a gull-wing style engine hood folds down, providing an elevated service work platform. Four additional service doors provide easy access. The innovative hydraulic tank design features two tanks, requiring 55 percent less total hydraulic oil. The cab has been relocated to the left of the boom, which provides enhanced lines of sight to each track, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Komatsu Previews XT-5 Series Track Feller Bunchers →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Komatsu America Corp. previewed its XT-5 Series of track feller bunchers. Models include the XT430-5 (non-leveling), XT435L-5, XT445L-5 and XT465L-5, which replace the prior XT-3 Series machines. The XT-5 Series ranges in operating weight from 66,359 to 74,516 lb. (30,100 to 33,800 kg) and features a new, more powerful fuel-efficient EPA Tier IV Final engine, gull-wing style engine hood, increased lift capacity, heavy-duty undercarriage, redesigned and relocated cab, new hydraulic and cooling systems, forestry-specific guarding and KOMTRAX telematics system technology.  Click for more...