John Deere Construction | Skidders
- Gross Power: 210 kW (281 hp)
- Gross Torque: 1,276 Nm (941 ft. – lb.)
- Max Grapple Capacity: 2.07 m2 (22.3 sq. ft.)
- Operating Weight: 23,697 kg (52,245 lb.)
The new six-wheel 768L-II Bogie Skidder delivers outstanding traction, stability, and flotation, so you can work in wet conditions and on steep slopes. It’s built tough to carry hefty loads over long distances — and help your operation reach its full potential.
A constant engine speed helps provide superb multifunction performance. The elimination of sudden surges and engine overspeed also reduces component wear and helps extend engine life.
Confidently pull heavy loads and maneuver on hillsides and in wet terrain thanks to superb bogie-axle stability. Operators can also appreciate the reduced machine vibration and smooth ride.
Grapple options ranging from 17.5 to 22.3 square feet help you deliver more wood to the landing with fewer skids. Grapple squeeze provides a constant pressure, so operators are less likely to lose a log, even if a load gets jarred.
The easy-to-use CVT transmission automatically senses the load and delivers more torque and tractive effort as needed to maintain the desired speed.
Arch design provides an expansive rearward view to the grapple and jobsite behind the machine, while a long wheelbase and improved boom-arch envelope increase dexterity and maneuverability in the woods. The tight turning radius enhances agility at the landing.
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|Standard Arch Function||Dual|
|Engine Manufacturer||John Deere|
|Engine Model||PowerTech PSS 9.0L|
|Displacement, ltr (Inches³)||9 (549)|
|Engine Output, kW (hp)||210 (281)|
|Engine Torque, Nm (lbf / ft)||1276 (941)|
|Transmission||Continuous Variable Transmission|
|Service Brake Type||Inboard Wet discs|
|Parking Brake Type||Wet multi-disc in Transmission|
|Overall Length, mm (inches)||9075.3 (357.2)|
|Height Over Cab, mm (inches)||3365 (132.5)|
|Overall Width, mm (inches)||3508 (138.1)|
|Wheelbase, mm (inches)||4416.7 (173.8)|
|Dozer Blade Height, mm (inches)||691 (27.2)|
|Ground Clearance, mm (inches)||557 (21.9)|
|Dozer Blade Width, mm (inches)||2962.4 (116.6)|
|Dozer Blade - Dig Depth, mm (inches)||359 (14.1)|
|Tong Opening At Tips, mm (inches)||3785 (149)|
|Enclosure Area, m² (ft²)||1.63 (17.5)|
|Steering Articulation Angle, ± Degrees||45|
|Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))||352 (93)|
|Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US))||123.6 (32.6)|
|Alternator Output, Amp||150|
|Travel Speed, kph (mph)||17.97 (11.16)|
|Oscillation Point||Front axle|
|Oscillation Angle, ± Degrees||15|
|Rated Line Pull, kN (lbf)||213.5 (47997)|
|Rated Line Speed, m/min (ft/min)||20.1 (66)|
|System Voltage, V||24|
|Operating Weight, kg (lbs)||23697 (52245)|