John Deere Construction | Tracked Harvesters
- Peak Power: 246 kW (330 hp)
- Max Boom Reach: 10.34 (33 ft. 11 in.) – Directional Feller
- Max Boom Reach: 11.00m (36 ft. 1 in.) – Live Heel Shovel Logger
- Tractive Effort: 373 kN (83,880 lbf)
- Swing Torque: 110,170 Nm (81,257 lb.-ft.)
- Forward Leveling Angle: 26 deg.
- Tail Swing: 3.18 m (10 ft. 5 in.)
John Deere PowerTech™ Plus 9.0-L diesel engine delivers low total fluid consumption and high reliability
- 959ML allows for a directional felling head or a grapple and live-heel boom for shovel-logging applications
- The 959ML Shovel Logger can easily grab all logs within reach when working either uphill or downhill, minimizing overall ground disturbance.
- New FL100 Directional Felling Head delivers outstanding grapple capability, arm durability, and rotate/tilt power.
Designed to tackle steep slopes and other challenging terrain, the 959ML features industry-leading machine-leveling technology that enables exceptional stability.
- Spacious climate-controlled cab features expansive jobsite visibility, ergonomic controls, and optional fully adjustable suspension seat.
- Optional state-of-the-art slope-monitoring system measures the actual ground-slope angle of the machine and displays the value in real-time on the in-cab screen.
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Shovel Logger/Directional Feller
|Engine Manufacturer||John Deere|
|Engine Model||PowerTech Plus 6090PSS|
|Displacement, ltr (Inches³)||9 (549)|
|Engine Output, kW (hp)||246 (330)|
|Engine Torque, Nm (lbf / ft)||1392 (1027)|
|Carrier Rollers - Each Side||2|
|Track Rollers - Each Side||10|
|Track Shoe Width, mm (inches)||610 (24)|
|Track Shoe Width - Option, mm (inches)||711 (28)|
|Transport Height, mm (ft/in)||4030 (13 ft 3 in)|
|Overall Width, mm (ft/in)||3330 (10 ft 11 in)|
|Overall Track Length, mm (ft/in)||4900 (16 ft 1 in)|
|Track Length On Ground, mm (ft/in)||3810 (12 ft 6 in)|
|Tailswing Radius, mm (ft/in)||3180 (10 ft 5 in)|
|Ground Clearance, mm (ft/in)||770 (2 ft 6 in)|
|Width Over Tracks, mm (ft/in)||3330 (10 ft 11 in)|
|Track gauge, mm (ft/in)||2720 (8 ft 11 in)|
|Horizontal Reach, m (ft/in)||11 (36 ft 1 in)|
|Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))||1080 (285)|
|Ground Bearing Pressure, kPa (PSI)||75.5 (11)|
|Slew Torque, kNm (lbf / ft)||110.17 (81257)|
|Travel Speed, kph (mph)||3.6 (2.2)|
|Lift capacity at max reach, kg (lbs)||4360 (9610)|
|Pump Type||Variable Axial Piston|
|Pump Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min)||532 (141)|
|Operating Weight, kg (lbs)||38250 (84340)|