Portable Winch Skidding Cone for Logs up to a Diameter of 20in
- Product Review (submitted on August 25, 2016):
The chain opening in the front is roughly 2.5+" x 1.5+"
Portable Winch offers a log choke chain (1/4" x 7') and adaptor (Grab Hook with Latch) which securely hooks to the choke chain with a 5/16" 3 link tail. If you're running line with shackles or a regular hook, you need a better interface solution that will fit thru the skidder hole. The Portable Winch carabiners (they make 3) may or may not fit the Grabber's 5/16" chain.
I found a Pewag WINNER Grade 100 Clevis Master Link fitting in either 9/32" or 5/16" which will fit and let you run a shackle or regular hook to it. I ordered a 5/16" chain with the fitting on both ends. Spoiler alert: not cheap.
In my case, pulling logs across uneven dirt and up a bank with a winch isn't fun and the skidder helps a lot.