Package Model   170
Reach - Extended A 140
Reach - Retracted B 54
Carry Position C 26
Reach - Below Ground D 49
Reach - Above Ground E 100
Swing Rotation Degrees   140
Boom Cylinder (Bore X Stroke)   6X26
Stick Cylinder (Bore X Stroke)   6X23
Model 1600 Swing Grapple
Grapple Model HSG-90
Maximum Opening 90
Minimum Opening 3"
Contained Area 9.3
Overall Height - Closed 65
Overall Height - Open 60
Grapple Rotation, Degrees 280
Grapple Cylinder (Bore X Stroke) 4 x 12
Weight - Grapple Only 1250
Weight - Complete Package 5250


  • 12 FEET OF REACH to allow the operator to grab logs behind stumps, over obstacles, uphill and downhill.
  • BOOM SWINGS 140 to pick up logs on either side of the skidder with less maneuvering. Ideal for thinning operations.
  • OVER 8 FEET OF ABOVE GROUND to build higher decks.
  • INTEGRAL FAIRLEAD permits winching logs to the skidder in rough terrain.
  • EXTRA SWING POWER for gathering and decking big loads
  • HEAVY DUTY RACK AND PIN ON SWING DRIVE...with hardened gears, is located ahead of the boom for greater protection
  • TOWER AND SPINDLE had added strength to absorb the strain of swinging big loads. Two 4 1/2 I.D. ball bushings provide a large bearing area.
  • PLENTY OF BOOM POWER ... 6" boom and stick cylinders supply the power needed to lift and carry full loads.
  • WELL PROTECTED HYDRAULIC LINES to prevent snagging
  • HYDRAULIC GRAPPLE DAMPENER controls violent swings on emptry runs to reduce boom and grapple damage. One shot from a grease gun changes dampener for several days.
  • GRAPPLE OPEN TO 82" and rotates 280 to gather loads lying at any angle
  • WELL GUARDED GRAPPLE CYLINDERS feature 1/2" walls and large diameter rods with guards for maximum protection.
  • ROTATION HOUSING. Strong fabrication to prevent cracking and equipped with two sets of Temken tapered roller bearings.
  • LARGE DIAMETER, INDUCTION HARDENED PINS and bushings used throughout the boom and grapple for greater resistance to wear. Main boom and stick pins are sealed to retain grease and exclude dirt.
  • Grapple Model: HSG-90
  • Maximum Opening: 90"
  • Minimum Opening: 3"
  • Contained Area: 9.3
  • Overall Height - Closed: 9.3
  • Overall Height - Open: 60
  • Grapple Rotation, Degrees: 280
  • Grapple Cylinder (Bore X Store): 4 X 12
  • Weight - Grapple Only: 1250
  • Weight - Complete Package: 5250

Kootrac / Kootenay Tractor / KMC
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31, Crescent Valley, B.C. V0G 1H0 Canada
Site Location: 1056 Playmor Rd, Crescent Valley, B.C. V0G 1H0
Phone: (250)359-5033/Fax: (250)359-5034
Toll Free: 1-800-562-5303
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