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ACME Motorized Carriages

About ACME Carriages

ACME Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures a range of carriages that are on the cutting edge of technology. We do not wait around for someone to come up with a better idea before we make a change. We are the ones coming up with the better idea! It is innovations like our exclusive all hydraulic slack pulling systems that make ours the carriage of choice for meeting the challenges of maximizing productivity and profits in today's timber harvesting industry.

For safety and dependability, all ACME Carriages posses a number of special features, including: rugged T-1 steel construction, low-pressure hydraulics, single solenoid valves, and a patented skyline clamp with replaceable aluminum jaws.

ACME emphasizes strength and durability as well as weight savings, which means that, pound for pound, ACME carriages outperform other carriages in their class. No other carriage will pull slack harder or faster than an ACME Carriage. Our customers are our proof. They have increased their previous production from 50% to 100%, even on shows where they were using other brands of slack pulling carriages. ACME Carriages are working on down-slope and back-slope operations throughout United States, New Zealand, Canada and other countries throughout.

What does all this mean for you? it means that when you buy an ACME carriage you are getting a hard working, reliable, safe carriage that has been designed to outperform all others. So, before you purchase a new carriage, check out an ACME. We know that you will see that an ACME will make your timber harvesting operations more profitable. Please visit the Carriages page for maor information.


ACME Carriages have these features:

ACME Carriage Lineup

Model 10

ACME Model 10 Motorized Carriage   ACME Model 10 Motorized Carriage   ACME Model 10 Motorized Carriage

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10

1000 Lb. 7/16" to 5/8" 9/16" to 1-1/8"

Low: 200 to 385 FPM

The ACME Model 10 has T-1 steel construction, is powered by a fully enclosed 10 Hp Kohler® diesel engine, and is Talkie Tooter® radio controlled. The unit, featuring our patented skyline clamp with replaceable aluminum jaws, 8" skyline sheaves, and our patented hydraulic slack pulling system readily passes over intermediate supports during operation.

The ACME Model 10 is a revolutionary step forward in slack pulling carriage technology. It has been designed with the timber harvester and today's timber harvesting practices in mind. We have assembled our hydraulic slack pulling system into a package smaller than was ever before thought possible. At 1000 Lb., the ACME Model 10 is one of the smallest and the lightest motorized slack pulling carriages available today, but do not let that fool you! Its hydraulic slack pulling system gives it unyielding performance despite its small size. In Fact, the light weight actually adds to the performance of the Model 10. This carriage is powered by a 10 horsepower Kohler® diesel engine which drives the exclusive ACME hydraulic slack pulling system. It is controlled by a Talkie Tooter® remote control radio system. It weighs only 1000 lb., and packs plenty of power to get the job done.

The hydraulic slack pulling system has many advantages over mechanical systems. These include the carriage being more forgiving, user friendly, and easier on your drop line. Since the Model 10 is hydraulic, it is a more forgiving system than a mechanical system. For example if the yarder engineer gives fails to give slack the hydraulic system will go over a relief and the carriage will not "burnout" on your line, or stall the engine, or damage the carriage components. All this helps eliminate costly breakdowns. The hydraulic system can be easily changed to different spitter speeds and pulling power in a matter of a few minutes which makes it a very versatile carriage. This versatility allows the Model 10 help you and your crew be more productive by allowing the slack pulling speed and the line pull to be dialed in to meet the needs of each job, eliminating problems caused by too slow or too fast of drop line speeds. The slack spitting wheel is not constantly engaged and there is no gearbox as is the case with most other motorized slack pullers. The spitter wheel does not turn until after it is engaged with the skidline. This eliminates "burnout" on your expensive drop line and costly carriage repairs and down time. In fact, it is so easy on your drop line that we guarantee the Model 10 not to chew up, burn up, or smash your drop line. All of these features make the ACME Model 10 a clear choice over mechanical carriages both motorized and non-motorized.

The ACME Model 10 hydraulic slack pulling carriage opens up a range of new possibilities in slack pulling carriage applications. At 1000 Lb. the model 10 can be utilized where other slack pullers are just too heavy. The exceptional light weight of the Model 10 adds to its performance by making it possible to reach farther with smaller skylines, and by offering greater payload capabilities which, in turn, means greater profits for you. The Model 10 is ideal for a show with marginal deflection. For those jobs with minimal lift, the Model 10 passes over intermediate supports smoother than any other carriage. These features, together with its hydraulic performance, make it a clear choice for the timber harvester who is looking for a light weight, versatile carriage that is built to perform.


Model 19

ACME Model 19 Motroized Carriage

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19

1260 Lb. 7/16" to 5/8" 5/8" to 1-1/8"

Low: 200 to 540 FPM
High: 200 to 540 FPM

The ACME model 19 continues our advanced motorized slack pulling carriage design and functionality. This light weight carriage is designed to out perform the competition by using an all hydraulic driven slack pulling system rather than drive shafts and gearboxes that can wear out and cause costly repairs. The Model 19 has T-1 steel construction, is powered by a fully enclosed 19 hp Kohler® diesel engine, and is Talkie Tooter® radio controlled. The unit, featuring our patented skyline clamp with replaceable aluminum jaws, a hydraulic 2-speed adjustable slack puller with no gearbox or dive chain, and 8" semi-Tommy Moore Skyline Sheaves, readily passes over intermediate supports during operation.


Model 19S

ACME Model 19S Motorized Carriage

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19

1450 Lb. 7/16" to 5/8" 5/8" to 1-1/8"

Low: 200 to 540 FPM
High: 200 to 540 FPM

The ACME model 19S has the same features as the model 19 above with the exception of 10" Tommy Moore skyline sheaves and a special skyline clamp that throws out of the way when unclamped. This gives the Model 19S the added ability to pass flush shackles up to 1 1/8" during operation.


Model 24

ACME Model 24 Motorized Carriage    ACME Model 24 Motorized Carriage    ACME Model 24 Motorized Carriage

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24

1400 Lb. 7/16" to 3/4" 5/8" to 1-1/8"

Low: 200 to 650 FPM
High: 200 to 650 FPM

The ACME Model 24 has T-1 steel construction, is powered by a fully enclosed 24 hp Kohler® diesel engine, and is Talkie Tooter® radio controlled. This carriage features our patented skyline clamp with replaceable aluminum jaws, a hydraulic 2-speed adjustable slack puller with no gearbox or dive chain, and 8" semi-Tommy Moore Skyline Sheaves, readily passes over intermediate supports during operation.


Model 24S

ACME Model 24S Motorized Carriage                      ACME Model 24S Motorized Carriage 

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24

1600 Lb. 7/16" to 3/4" 5/8" to 1-1/8"

Low: 200 to 650 FPM
High: 200 to 650 FPM

The ACME model 24S has the same features as the model 24 above. The main difference is that it has 10" Tommy Moore skyline sheaves and a special skyline clamp that throws out of the way when unclamped. This gives the Model 24S the added ability to pass flush shackles up to 1 1/8" during operation.


Model S28

ACME Model S28 Motroized Carriage      ACME Model S28 motorized Carriage      ACME Model S28 Moltorized Carriage

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28

1900 Lb.

1/2" to 7/8"

3/4" to 1-3/8"

Low: 150 to 450 FPM
Med: 150 to 450 FPM
High: 450 to 800 FPM

The ACME Model S28 has T-1 steel construction, is powered by a fully enclosed 28 hp Kohler® diesel engine, and is Talkie Tooter® radio controlled. The unit, featuring our patented skyline clamp with replaceable aluminum jaws, a hydraulic three speed adjustable slack puller with no gearbox or drive chain, dual throttles, and 10" semi-Tommy Moore skyline sheaves, readily passes over intermediate supports during operation.


Model S28S

ACME Model S28S Motorized Carriage    ACME Model S28S Motorized Carriage    ACME Model S28S Motorized Carriage

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28

2200 Lb.

1/2" to 7/8"

3/4" to 1-3/8"

Low: 150 to 450 FPM
Med: 150 to 450 FPM
High: 450 to 800 FPM

The ACME Model S28S has the same features as the model S28 above. The main difference is that it has 16" Tommy Moore skyline sheaves and a special skyline clamp that throws out of the way when unclamped. This gives the Model S28S the added ability to pass flush shackles up to 1 3/8" during operation.


Find Out More

We invite you to call today to find out for yourself how an ACME Motorized Slack Pulling Carriage can help you increase your productivity and maximize your profits. We are sure that when you see the advantages you will agree that the ACME slack pulling carriages are the clear choice to meet the needs of today's timber harvesting requirements.