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Harvester

This machine is called a harvester or processor. It is a fairly advanced machine that can cut, fell, buck, delimb and cut up slash of a tree as far as 40' away from the body of the machine. This is very beneficial to the forest, as with a skilled operator in the cab, soil compaction is minimized (since the machines don't have to drive all over the forest) and very little damage occurs to residual trees.  The machine does have some limitations such as size of trees and slope of ground it works on, but is definitely the preferable method of harvesting within its limits.