A Bobcat is an extra arm of superior strength. Of course, an arm without a job, or a means to do that job, is just an arm.
Firewood production involves moving both product, and moving the means of producing that product. With a spotting hitch, I can move machines about the yard with greater facility.
This set of broken track pads from a Case 310G serve as the base/clip.
Grey reciever tube stock from the scrap pile.
The small reinforcing plate at the left edge is a chunk from a Saab brake caliper yoke. Wonder where that came from…
The rusty underbelly.
A short piece of chain is welded into the back of the bucket as an anchor.
Open for business.