Where capability meets mobility

 

 

Build for the best

Watch Rosewarne Logging hauling logs to the skid for processing.

The crew was keen to get the new Madill 124 working and quickly were clearing the felled logs in the valley below the skid site.

Location: Dargaville; North Island, New Zealand

Madill 124 overview

Find out why the Madill 124 is arguably known as the best swing yarder in the world

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Designed with everyone in mind

Comfort, control & clear visibility

Spending the majority of your day in a cab demands a lot from the cab. From climate control, comfort and visibility - all are essential to provide the best environment or the best operators.

The programmable control system enables the operator to have the button configuration set on their terms.

Controlled climate system
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Programmable controls

Production, payoff and a valuable asset

With a Madill 124, you're investing in a future-proofed asset.

With a name that is renown with retaining value, known for reliability and approved by operators as the benchmark standard you reduce the risks of not having the right piece of the equipment for the block, fast depreciation and the inability to find skilled operators. 

Madill Maintains Value
Operators Approve
More reliability, less downtime

Accessible, intuitive and simple

With a little more consideration during the design phase of the product manufacturing means, you can save time working on the Madill 124. 

We also provide wrap-around support to approved service providers to ensure the machines remain operational and productive.

Accessible maintenance areas
Technical Support
Ongoing training

Balance block management without compromise

Harvesting blocks shouldn't be at the expense of the environment or the bottom line. The Madill 124 enables contractors to have options when it comes to effectively and efficiently harvesting including ZMA's or environmentally sensitive areas.

Mechanization compatible
Meets local regulations
Harvest sensitive areas

Madill customers are your customers

When you partner with Madill you access a community of Madill customers who support a product that supports them. 

Build a strong relationship with your customers though providing sales, service & support.

Support Opportunities
Grow your distribution
build your customer network

One yarder. Many settings.

With a range of rope configurations, rope sizes, carriage configurations and set ups made possible with the Madill 124, we'll let you be the judge of it being the most powerful piece of cable logging equipment in the world.

Rope Sizes to suit
Any carriage
No large landing, no problem
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Specifications

 
 

Make:

Volvo

Model:

TAD1373VE  13 liter, Tier 4

Horsepower:

469 HP (350 kW) @ 1900 RPM

Misc:

(Available in Tier 3, where applicable)

 

   

 

 
 
 

Make:

Allison 

Model:

4500 OFS – 5 speed forward / 1 speed reverse

Type:

Fully automatic (2nd to 5th) with lockup torque converter

Controls:

Powershift capability – buttons on joystick shift up / down

 

 

   

 

 
 
 

Dimensions:

17’ 6” x 11’ 8” 

5334 mm x 3556 mm

Pitch:

8.5” pitch excavator rail

21.6mm pitch excavator rail

Track Roller Count:

11 per side

11 per side

Track Shoes:

52 per side,  28.0 ̋ wide

52 per side,

  28.0 ̋ wide 711 mm wide

 

 
 
 

Gearbox:

Twin multi-stage planetary swing drives

• Twin multi-stage planetary swing drives

Bearing Size:

Ø75.6” bearing

• Ø1920 mm bearing

Brake:

Dual 37” x 4” band

 

     
     

 

 
 
 

Front/Main 

Drums

 

Haulback

Drum

 

Strawline 

Drum

Capacity:

2,550 ft. of Ø7/8” rope with grooved drum

 

Capacity:

4,660 ft. of Ø7/8” rope with grooved drum

 

Capacity:

5,440 ft. of Ø3/8” rope

Maximum Pull:

92,380 lbs

 

Maximum Pull:

92,380 lbs

 

Maximum Pull:

16,000 lbs

Maximum Speed:

2,880 fpm

 

Maximum Speed:

3,630 fpm

 

Maximum Speed:

8,100 fpm 

Pulling Clutch:

Madill 26” x 5” 

 

Pulling Clutch:

Madill 26” x 5” 

 

Clutch:

Witchita 216

Slip Clutch:

Eaton 124

 

Slip Clutch:

Eaton 224 Hi-Co

 

Brake:

40” disc with caliper

Brake:

37” x 4” band w/maximum 

 

Brake:

Dual 37” x 4” band

 

   
 
 

Piston Pump:

In-line piston pump with load sensing and horse power compensation

Valves:

Travel, Swing, Boom Hoist, and Guylines

Gear pump with valves for:

Pilot Controls & pull clutches

Misc:

Axial piston pump for hydraulic cooling fan drive

 

   

 

 
 
 

Entry:

Rear entry

Climate Control:

Yes

Cab Angle:

High-visibility forward slope cab design

Yarding Controls:

Electric over air/hydraulic

Windows:

High-visibility, highly abrasion resistant polycarbonate

Breakdown:

Hydraulic tilting riser cab for transportation

In-cab controls::

Touch-screen display with engine, transmission and winch gauges

 

   

 

 
 
 

• 60 ft. yarding boom • 1 – 23” x 4” swiveling haulback fairlead • Boom mounted cab guard

• 18.3 m yarding boom

• 2 – 18” x 6” swiveling main fairleads

• 2 457 mm x 152 mm swiveling main fairleads

• 1 – 23” x 4” swiveling haulback fairlead

• 1 584 mm x 102 mm swiveling haulback fairlead

• Boom mounted cab guard

• Boom mounted cab guard

 
 

• Capacity: 450 ft. of Ø3/4” rope • Maximum Speed: 165 fpm • Drive: Hydraulic motor • Brake: Spring set, automatic hydraulic release disc brake caliper and spring set, air release dog

• Capacity: 137m of Ø19 mm rope

• Maximum Pull: 8,500 lbs

• Maximum Pull: 37.8 kN

• Maximum Speed: 165 fpm

• Maximum Speed: 50 m/min

• Drive: Hydraulic motor

• Drive: Hydraulic motor

• Brake: Spring set, automatic hydraulic release disc brake caliper and spring set, air release dog

• Brake: Spring set, automatic hydraulic release disc brake caliper and spring set, air release dog

 
 

• 40 ft. high complete with walk over guyline fairlead

• 12.2 m high complete with walk over guyline fairlead

• Capacity: 225 ft. of Ø1-1/8” single part

• Capacity: 69 m of Ø28.5 mm single part

• Max Pull: 8,500 lbs / Max Speed: 165 fpm

• Max Pull: 37.8 kN / Max Speed: 50 m/min

• Spring set air release dog

• Spring set air release dog

 
 

125,000 lbs. approximate, including 100 gallons of fuel and without lines

56.7 metric tonnes approximate, including 380 litres of fuel and without lines

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Most of our distributors can provide a range of payment options for their own products or a third parties product’s offering, including outright purchase to leasing. Please discuss with your nearest distributor to find the payment terms that suit you best.

Can I explore financing options for the Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Most of our distributors can provide a range of payment options for their own products or a third parties product’s offering, including outright purchase to leasing. Please discuss with your nearest distributor to find the payment terms that suit you best.

What warranty is provided with the Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Madill 124 Swing Yarders come with a XX months/XXX hours warranty.

Do you offer lease-to-own or finance options for the Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Yes, we offer lease-to-own and finance options. For detailed information, please consult your sales representative.

Will training be provided for the Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Absolutely, comprehensive training will be provided during the commissioning of the machine. Additional specific training can also be arranged upon request. We ensure you're fully confident in operating the Madill 124 Swing Yarder before completing the training.

What is the process to purchase a Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Sales of new Madill machines are conducted through the authorized distributor network. Please see our Distributor network here.

Are spare parts readily available for the Madill 124 Swing Yarder?

Yes, all necessary parts and components for theMadill 124 Swing Yarder are stocked and available through DC Equipment approved distributors.

What support and technical backup is available in New Zealand?

We have dedicated service team members across the country, complemented by technical support to ensure your operations run smoothly without stress.

What support and technical backup is provided internationally?

Our global service network includes well-trained service technicians supported by a technical team in New Zealand, ensuring effective technical assistance for your operations worldwide.

What is the fuel consumption of a Madill 124 Swing Yarder?
Madill 124 Swing Yarders come with a 12 month /2000 hour (whichever comes first)  warranty.
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