John Deere Swing Machine with Waratah Head

Swing Machines

Whether you’re log loading, road building, decking, shovel logging, or processing/harvesting, John Deere Swing Machines will help you move more wood, more efficiently. Choose a from forestry excavator or crawler log loader/processor models to match your application. Backed by over a half-century of experience in the woods, John Deere Swing Machines will redefine your expectations about what a swing machine can accomplish.

Compare Swing Machine Models

ModelSwing TorqueMax Hydraulic FlowPeak PowerRear Entry CabLog LoaderProcessorRoad Builder

74,376 Nm (54,857 lb.-ft)

236 L/m (62.3 gpm) x2

122 kW (164 hp) at 2,000 rpm

 

74,376 Nm (54,857 lb.-ft)

236 L/m (62.3 gpm) x2

122 kW (164 hp) at 2,000 rpm

 
 

107,869 Nm (79,560 lb.-ft)

248 L/m (65.5 gpm) x2

145 kW (194hp) at 2,100 rpm

 

107,869 Nm (79,560 lb.-ft)

248 L/m (65.5 gpm) x2

145 kW (194hp) at 2,100 rpm

 
 

120,000 Nm (88,507 lb.-ft)

236 L/m (62.3 gpm) x2

186 kW (249 hp) at 1,900 rpm

 
 

120,000 Nm (88,507 lb.-ft)

236 L/m (62.3 gpm) x2

186 kW (249 hp) at 1,900 rpm

 

120,000 Nm (88,507 lb.-ft)

288 L/m (76.1 gpm) x2

202 kW (271 hp) at 1,900 rpm

 
 

120,000 Nm (88,507 lb.-ft)

288 L/m (76.1 gpm) x2

202 kW (271 hp) at 1,900 rpm

 

G-Series Features

Cab

  • Spacious cab boasts an additional three inches of legroom
  • Ergonomically correct short-throw pilot levers
  • Superb all-around visibility

Serviceability

  • Right-side service panel tilts down for access to maintenance items
  • Larger service bays make it easier to access components

Engine

  • 9L diesel engine delivers 30-percent more horsepower at low rpm
  • Three productivity models allow you to adjust the machine to the application

Forestry & Logging Technology Solutions

A Tablet featuring JDLink sits next to a smartphone featuring JDLink

JDLink™

JDLink, the core component of Precision Forestry, enables you to manage your entire fleet from your desktop or mobile device and gives you anytime remote access to machine hours and location, fuel consumption, idle time, maintenance reminders, and more.

Screenshot of TimberMatic Maps program on a machine monitor

Precision Forestry

TimberMaticTM Maps and TimberManagerTM are map-based production-planning and -tracking systems that make up Precision Forestry. They allow contractors and operators alike to share real time production and location information – taking the guesswork out of effective decision-making.

Forestry & Logging Technology

Achieve seamless coordination of your team's performance in the woods and the back office with John Deere forestry and logging technology.

Dealer Support

Stay up and running and lower your costs by making the most of our world-class dealer network.

Financing

You need a finance team that gets in the trenches to learn about your entire operation – not just your credit score.

Additional Equipment

Loaders, road-clearing machines, forestry heads and used equipment to round out your lineup.