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Advantages of a small portable winch

, : Advantages of a small portable winch. Allgemeine Forstzeitschrift (42): 1056

The Muller portable winch is transported on a 2-wheeled carrier and is equipped with a 5 hp motor. The winch powers a haul-back line designed to be used in combination with a skidder-mounted drag line in ground-lead cable logging.

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