Recently, Randalls Equipment have formed a relationship with Jason and Jo Donaldson from Hamilton in New Zealand’s North Island. Jason is the Owner and Manager of Donaldson Mechanical who specialise in the fitting up of various harvesters, felling heads, and grapples from their workshop and also on site depending on the size of the job. This can include custom engineering of mounting snubber and pipe guarding, full hydraulic valving and piping, and electrical and automation. They repair, service, and maintain all brands of forestry equipment throughout New Zealand. Donaldson Mechanical are well known nationwide for problem solving and diagnosis of technical hydraulic problems and any other issues relating to forestry gear. In addition to this, Jason and his team have designed, engineered and manufactures a line of forestry grapples and directional felling heads currently only sold in New Zealand. Duxson log grapples have been constantly evolving to bring new levels of performance and reliability to the market. Professionally designed and built, these grapples are for high volume applications that demand the best. Huge capacity, quick acting, powerful action and long life are just a few features to mention.Duxson felling heads have been built from the ground up to suit the tough conditions in New Zealand. Constructed using high strength alloy steel, the Duxson felling heads feature induction hardened pins, well routed and protected hoses, high clamping force, hose through links and 360 degree rotation.“Randalls are pleased to be partnering with Donaldson Mechanical to bring these high quality products to Australian contractors. The Duxson products compliment Randalls’ existing strong product offering that we have today and I’m sure it will generate interest among those who have been using other brands until now. I’m very impressed with the quality of the Duxson product and I’m very confident that the performance and durability will be up to our expectations”. Said Davin Frankel, Sales and Service Manager at Randalls Equipment. See the range here.