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Hornsea Inshore Rescue - Launch Vehicle

Hornsea Inshore Rescue - Launch Vehicle

At the end of last week we delivered a very special vehicle to Hornsea Inshore Rescue. Hornsea Lifeboat station took delievry of their bespoke lifeboat launch vehicle. This machine was produced after a long list of modifications to a Valtra T170 tractor. The... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 21st March 2017

College Engineering Students site visit

College Engineering Students site visit

Drew Easton, our onsite Learning and Development Manager has had a number of school and college visits in recent weeks, most recently Dumfries & Galloway College's Engineering students. We have a number of new simulators to provide an enguaging and life-like... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 8th March 2017

Prep for this weeks OPEN DAYS

Prep for this weeks OPEN DAYS

Our yearly Open Days are this Friday & Saturday.  Things are getting into place nicely, with a little help from the fine weather!   But as you can see from the last image, deliveries must continue! A full load of BOTEX trailers, loaders and Valtra's on... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 11th May 2016

OPEN DAYS: 13th-14th of May 2016.

OPEN DAYS: 13th-14th of May 2016.

Jas P Wilson’s yearly open days will take place on 13th & 14th of May 2016. This event is free to attend and we welcome all those who are interested in starting or increasing their forestry, biomass and firewood operations along to see the latest in high... Read More

Posted on: Monday 15th February 2016

Lakes Biomass review the Posch S-360

Lakes Biomass review the Posch S-360

We would like to thank Kerry Cooper from www.lakesbiomass.com for her great review of their new S-360 in this months Confor Magazine - Forest & Timber News. There is also a great write up on there website. Their website shows in more detail the great... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 6th October 2015

The Surrey Hills Wood Fair 03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015

The Surrey Hills Wood Fair 03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015

Ken Reid will be at this years Surrey Hills Wood Fair showing a range of Posch firewood machines and Botex Machinery. The Surrey Hills Wood Fair, now in its 6th year takes place at the Birtley Estate in Bramley (GU5 0LE) onSaturday 3 and Sunday 4 October from... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 29th September 2015

New Regon stock arrives!

New Regon stock arrives!

We have taken delivery of our latest stock of Regon firewood processors from Finland. We now have in stock a number of trailed petrol options and tractor PTO units. The R1 processor is also available in Electric power supply, and also in a fully hydraulic option, for... Read More

Posted on: Monday 17th August 2015

*NEW VIDEO ADDED* Compact Regon Firewood Processors made in Finland

*NEW VIDEO ADDED* Compact Regon Firewood Processors made in Finland

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE NEW REGON R1 VIDEO We now stock the Regon R1 firewood processor, a compact machine ideal for those getting into firewood production, who require a machine for first thinnings and straight lengths up to 25cm in diameter! A compact unit, with a... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 12th August 2015

Full Truck load of new & used machines about to be delivered

Full Truck load of new & used machines about to be delivered

Our truck is currently being loaded to begin a five drop delivery starting early tomorrow, in the driving seat is our Posch engineer Andrew McSherry, who will also fully install the machines and give training. On the load include a brand new Posch AutoSplit 250... Read More

Posted on: Monday 10th August 2015

Dumfries Show Saturday 1st August - Contract Biomass Chipping Service

Dumfries Show Saturday 1st August - Contract Biomass Chipping Service

Thanks to South West Firewood Wood Fuel Contracting for this picture of their stand ready for tomorrows show!To help launch their new biomass chip contracting service, South West firewood will be at the Dumfries Show 2015 (being held on Saturday 1 August),... Read More

Posted on: Friday 31st July 2015

NEW PRODUCT NOW AVAILABLE- THE BOTEX HOOKLIFT TRAILER!

NEW PRODUCT NOW AVAILABLE- THE BOTEX HOOKLIFT TRAILER!

You might have seen our NEW Hooklift trailer at our open days earlier in the year, this unit has now been fully tested and developed & we are proud to announce that our production model is now available to order! The NEW Botex Hooklift is our most versatile... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 30th July 2015

New spray booths getting fitted for Botex

New spray booths getting fitted for Botex

Work is now well under way to give Botex a new spray booth area in our newly extended building across from the main Botex manufacturing building. With the booths now located outside of the larger Botex factory, this will free up space in the main building under the... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 28th May 2015

TP Chipper Training

TP Chipper Training

We would like to thank Kenneth Elkjær, Linddana TP’s After Sales Manager & Carsten Sørensen, Linddana TP’s Technical & Demonstration Manager for flying to Scotland earlier this week to train our sales and technical staff on the TP... Read More

Posted on: Friday 22nd May 2015

Customer's Igland winch video

Customer's Igland winch video

Thanks to customer Ian Duncan for this video of his new Igland working on a hill.Machine: IGLAND 9002 MAXO Click here to see see the video Read More

Posted on: Saturday 16th May 2015

OPEN DAY VIDEO

OPEN DAY VIDEO

Thanks to the hundreds who attended day one of our yearly Open Days in our Dalbeattie yard! We hope you had a great time & look forward to welcoming even more tomorrow! Thanks again for coming along to the show! CLICK HERE TO SEE A VIDEO OF TODAYS SHOW Read More

Posted on: Friday 15th May 2015

OPEN DAYS THIS WEEK

OPEN DAYS THIS WEEK

Our yearly Open Days are this Friday & Saturday (15th-16th May 2015), here in our Dalbeattie yard!We would like to invite all of our customers & those interested in our machinery to this years upcoming show days. We will be many live & static... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 12th May 2015

Irish Sales Development Manager

Irish Sales Development Manager

Seen here is Jeffrey Borland, Wilson’s new Sales Development Manager for Ireland. Jeffrey has years of sales experience in the industry, notably with M Large and Marshall Engineering. His role is to develop sales of Wilson’s products, including spare... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 7th May 2015

Clarkson's special edition Botex

Clarkson's special edition Botex

The confusion surrounding Jeremy Clarkson’s future has finally ended when he was spotted out and about in his new special order Botex. Clarkson is reported to have said “I wanted to make the transition from TV presenter to tree surgeon as flawless as... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 1st April 2015

NEW VIDEO SECTION

NEW VIDEO SECTION

We have just created a new video section on the website, please CLICK HERE to see this new page & the many videos we have on it!  Read More

Posted on: Friday 13th March 2015

Botex 580 on new Valtra

Botex 580 on new Valtra

Today work is continuing on a new roof mounted Botex for Noel Kelleher of County Cork, Ireland. Work was well underway by the end of last week & later today we should see the loader being craned into position above this new Valtra tractor. The prep had been... Read More

Posted on: Monday 9th February 2015

Posch Factory Training for John & Andrew

Posch Factory Training for John & Andrew

Today John Templeton & Andrew McSherry began their training at Posch's HQ in Austria. This was a full day of training, working through mechanical & operational instructions which will assist them in refurbishing equipment, setting up customer's machines &... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 11th December 2014

Training in Austria

Training in Austria

Earlier this week, our Installation team were setting up a customer’s new Posch K-440 Firewood processor. The K series processors are all large chainsaw machines capable of handling very large timber, this unit cuts up to 45cm diameter & can split timber... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Demo: New Posch S-360 Video

Demo: New Posch S-360 Video

Last month we filmed a new Posch S-360 video. This new video is a simple, unedited 7 minute clip which gives viewers a real chance to see the machine processing wood here in the UK under typical conditions. ENJOY PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Roof Mounted Valtra Valmet Available

Roof Mounted Valtra Valmet Available

We've updated our used tractor stock today, with many quality used Valtra Valmets currently available- Including the one pictured below!  CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON USED OUR TRACTORS Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st November 2014

100 Posch S-360’s Delivered

100 Posch S-360’s Delivered

Yesterday Mark Thomson of Thomson Timber Ltd from Aberdeenshire was in to upgrade his Posch S-350 to the new high speed Posch S-360.  This occasion also marked the 100th Posch S-360 now in use in the UK, with orders for more currently in the books. The first... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 18th November 2014

* * STOLEN MACHINES * *

* * STOLEN MACHINES * *

MACHINERY TAKEN: 12/11/2014 TAKEN IN DORSET MACHINES: POSCH S-350 Firewood Processor 2011 & a white Case tractor 1694 4WD REG: B878 PLJPOSCH MACHINE SERIAL NUMBER: 1146156C WHEN BUYING A SECOND HAND MACHINE FROM AN INDIVIDUAL, ALWAYS CHECK THE SERIAL CODE IS... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 13th November 2014

Firewood Handling & Processing with Manitou

Firewood Handling & Processing with Manitou

Today we are delivering a second hand Manitou plus two attachments ideal for forestry & firewood production to an estate customer in Shropshire. To go along with the estates new tele-handler, they have also purchase a Botex Log Beak & a Lasco Splitting cone... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 12th November 2014

Tree Heroes

Tree Heroes

Paul Cockcroft of Tree Heroes Ltd (treeheroes.com) was on site today to pick up his custom built Botex 360 Forester Loader mounted on a new TP chipper. This unit was produced to allow Paul & his team to run a crane-fed chipper on railway lines. They offer... Read More

Posted on: Monday 10th November 2014

Building Extension Progress Part 9

Building Extension Progress Part 9

The Walls are up! Last week the outside metal panels were completely fitted, allowing the construction team to install a dividing wall to split this new extension into 2 large spaces. Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 5th November 2014

Autocut Training - Produce Great Quality Kindling & Logs

Autocut Training - Produce Great Quality Kindling & Logs

Ken Reid dropped in to see Steve Webb of S W Tree Surgery this week after he took delivery of this brand new Posch AutoSplit machine, capable of producing logs and kindling & either tight or loose pack them as standard. When Ken was in Lichfield,... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 30th October 2014

Building Extension Progress Part 8

Building Extension Progress Part 8

Last week, the new extension had its roof fitted, allowing the concrete to be poured today. This has since been smoothed and levelled and is now drying.  Read More

Posted on: Monday 27th October 2014

Come see our machinery at the Surrey Hills Fair this weekend

Come see our machinery at the Surrey Hills Fair this weekend

This week Ken Reid will be in Surrey for the Surrey Hills Fair (Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 October from 10am – 5pm.) There will be live demonstration of the Posch S-360 Firewood Processor, The Posch AutoSplit Kindling Machine, Posch Log Splitters & various... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 1st October 2014

Valtra Full Engine Rebuild

Valtra Full Engine Rebuild

Today saw our Tractor Mechanic Carwyn MacRae continue work on a full engine rebuild on a Valtra 6400. Carwyn is going to fit new pistons & liners to the engine & after its full refurbishment; it will go back into the 6400. This tractor will then be modified... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 25th September 2014

Jas P Wilson at the APF Show this week

Jas P Wilson at the APF Show this week

This week Jas P Wilson are showing our latest machinery at the APF show. The APF is the UK’s largest Forestry, Woodland and Arboricultural Exhibition. This event starts on Thursday 18th and ends on Saturday 20th September. The APF is being held at Ragley... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 17th September 2014

Oversized Timber

Oversized Timber

This big Beech blew down last Spring and here it is being cut to length by John Wilson, and transported to our yard in a Botex Euro 11T trailer to be broken down by the lasco M3 at our April demo. Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 20th August 2014

JPW's Stone-Picking Machine:1964

JPW's Stone-Picking Machine:1964

The late James Pearson Wilson, who established Jas P Wilson some 50 years ago this year, always had visions of directing the company along the path it is on today. The idea of manufacturing & distributing machinery was an idea which seen James create a number of... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 30th July 2014

20 Years ago: Pastures new for Jas P. Wilson

20 Years ago: Pastures new for Jas P. Wilson

With it being our 50th year in business & 20th year in our current location, we've had a bit of a search through our old files & found a copy of the Forest Machine Journal we were featured in, showing our new site.The article was an overview of our buisness... Read More

Posted on: Friday 11th July 2014

Botex Development

Botex Development

Recently our sister company European Forest Machinery, which shares our site here has taken on a new SolidWorks Technician to help our ongoing development of our market leading Botex machinery. We have many exciting new developments currently underway, all... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 24th June 2014

Wilson Machinery - UK Machinery Shows 2014

Our Latest machinery will be on show at the following events:        Event Name Location Date ARB Show The Bathurst Estate, CirencesterGloucestershire, England DONE CLA Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. DONE APF Forestry Show Ragley Estate, Alcester Warwickshire, England. 18th,19th & 20th  September 2014 Weald... Read More

Posted on: Monday 2nd June 2014

Help for Heroes - Murray’s Marathon

Help for Heroes - Murray’s Marathon

  Our friend Murray Graham of South West Firewood of Dumfries, who you might have seen demonstrating our Posch S-350 firewood processor at this year’s open day last week is looking to raise money for Help for Heroes by running the Edinburgh Marathon... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 29th April 2014

There's a Botex under there somewhere..

There's a Botex under there somewhere..

Thanks to Matthew Allen for this great Photo of his Botex 350TL Loader and trailer moving a mountain of hedgerow coppicing behind his forestry guarded Ford 6610! Always like to see pictures of our machinery in use! Read More

Posted on: Monday 3rd March 2014

Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show 2014

Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show 2014

Wilson  Machinery will be at the York Auction Centre on  Wednesday 5th February 2014 to showcase the latest forestry & firewood machinery. We would like to invite you to see our latest Processors, Kindling Machines, Log... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 28th January 2014

Back open as normal - Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year!

Back open as normal - Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year!

All things are back to normal at Jas P Wilson now after the New Year, Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year! Wishing everyone going back to forestry work all the best for the coming year & remember, we're back in now so if you need anything... Read More

Posted on: Monday 6th January 2014

Christmas & New Year at Jas P Wilson

Christmas & New Year at Jas P Wilson

As 2013 draws near an end, we would like to thank everyone who’s used Jas P Wilson this year for their machinery needs & a thank you to all we’ve seen at demo days, talked to over the phone, or met in the yard -  we appreciate it & look... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 24th December 2013

Land Rover Rebuilds - RNLI Servicing

Land Rover Rebuilds - RNLI Servicing

Busy day today in the Jas P Wilson Land Rover refurb area. Michael & Harry beginning to carry out a full rebuild from the chassis up of this RNLI Land Rover. Just one of the many RNLI vehicles we have in at the moment , as they have chosen to service their fleet... Read More

Posted on: Monday 18th November 2013

MANY GREAT QUALITY USED POSCH FIREWOOD PROCESSORS AVAILABLE NOW

MANY GREAT QUALITY USED POSCH FIREWOOD PROCESSORS AVAILABLE NOW

** 2010, 2011, 2012 POSCH S-350's for Sale NOW ** We have a large selection of very young Posch S-350 processors coming back as trade-ins from customers who are buying the new S-360. This means we have some very high quality, low usage machines available very soon,... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 7th November 2013

Share your Snaps & Video's of our Machines in Action!

Share your Snaps & Video's of our Machines in Action!

We are proud to say the UK is full of our quality machines, from our BOTEX loaders, to the quality Posch Firewood Processing equipment we stock, not to mention all the other quality brands to which we are trusted suppliers of such as Rottne, Keto, SP, Lasco, Igland... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st June 2013

WILSONS OPEN DAY

WILSONS OPEN DAY

Jas P Wilson open days on the 17th and 18th of May were once again a huge success. Friday was the pick of the days weather wise with glorious sunshine the entire day but we were made to pay for this on the Saturday with torrential rain most of the day. The numbers... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 29th May 2013

APF/APF/APF/APF UPDATE.

APF/APF/APF/APF UPDATE.

As was the case 2 years ago the Posch S 350 was the star of our stand.Operator Murray Graham of Southwest Firewood proved to all present how fast the machine was while also showing it's capabilities with bent and mishapen timber.The quality of the finished... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Lasco drive trailers

Lasco drive trailers

NEW--NEW--NEWLasco Driven trailers.BOTEX CRANES WILL BE SUPPLIED FITTED TO THESE HIGH QUALITY AUSTRIAN UNITS IN FUTURE.UNTIL NOW WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO FIND A SUITABLE HIGH QUALITY DRIVEN UNIT TO MOUNT OUR HEAVY DUTY BOTEX 500 SERIES CRANES. Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

WE ARE NOW FITTING LASCO CONE SPLITTERS TO BOTEX CRANES

WE ARE NOW FITTING LASCO CONE SPLITTERS TO BOTEX CRANES.The photo here shows model M1-4,0S working on some oversized Oak.The uni works well and although originally designed for fitment to an excavator or handler it is remarkably effective when used by an experienced crane operator.This Lasco fits directly to a botex 500 series crane without any modification.Costs only around 6k + vat.cick here... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Posch Shal Profi postpeeler pointer

Posch Shal Profi postpeeler pointer

Posch Shal Profi postpeeler pointer.Pto and 3 phase electric options.Pto model £4,250 + vatUnits in stockPS. We have a customer looking for an old Cundy with a deisel engine.Can anyone help? Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

High production Kindling in central Europe

High production Kindling in central Europe

How's this for a high output situation.4 Posch Autosplit kindling machines working in central Europe! Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

POSCH 30 TONNE SPLITMASTER ON SPECIAL OFFER

POSCH 30 TONNE SPLITMASTER ON SPECIAL OFFER

WHILE STOCKS LAST!THE POSCH 30 TONNE SPLITMASTER IS CURRENTLY ON SPECIAL OFFER AT ONLY----£6,500 + vat Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Posch 450

Posch 450

POSCH 450.Previously called the K4000 this impressive machine can chew through up to 50 tonnes a day.The fact that this video has had 350,000 hits tells us something.If you like to see one of these working nearer to you the please give us a call!We have a refurbished... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

WANTED IN ANY CONDITION - KETO HARVESTING HEADS.

WANTED IN ANY CONDITION - KETO HARVESTING HEADS.

WANTED IN ANY CONDITION!-KETO HARVESTING HEADS.CONTACT IAIN WILSON ON 07730581293 or ian@jaspwilson.co.uk.DO YOU HAVE A KETO 51/100/150 or 500? If so give us a call. Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Harvadig

Harvadig

This system continues to grow in popularty with contactors and estate owners alike. Contact us to find out just how many different ways this machine can help you and your business. Purpose built harvesting equipment can be too big, too complicated and too expensive... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

WILSONS LOOK TO EXPAND USED SPARE PARTS BUSINESS

WILSONS LOOK TO EXPAND USED SPARE PARTS BUSINESS

Although we have always dismantled used machines for spare parts, in fact over 100 County tractors throughout the years, recent demand has grown to such an extent the decision was made to try and re-install this part of the business as a reliable source of parts for... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

USED FIREWOOD PROCESSORS

UPDATE---UPDATE-----UPDATEDue to the success of the S-350 sales we are taking quite a number of 1-3 year old Posch s-300 processors in part exchange.These have 12 tonne splitting will all be fully serviced and sold with warranty.THESE HAVE TO BE A FEASABLE ALTERNATIVE TO A lighter weight CHAINSAW CROSSCUT MACHINE.If you'd like to be considered for one of these machines contact us now and we... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Firewood for sale Wiltshire

Firewood for sale Wiltshire

Customer news----------1) A Wiltshire based company has approx 45 Artic loads of mixed hardwood firewood,from freshly cut to 1 year old material,at various Estate locations along the A303 corridor.Material is ready for immediate delivery From £39.50 per... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Home range of wood splitters

Home range of wood splitters

TAKE YOUR TIMBER HOME AND PROCESS IT CHEAPLY.HERE IS SIMON MUNRO STANDING BESIDE TWO OF THE LATEST MACHINES FROM POSCH DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOME PRODUCER.BOTH OPERATE FROM ORDINARY HOUSEHOLD ELECTRIC SYSTEMS! 5.5 tonne upright hydraulic logsplitterwith 4 way... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Igland winches in stock

Igland winches in stock

WE HAVE A SELECTION OF NEW IGLAND WINCHES IN STOCK,ALL AT VERY KEEN PRICES.3201(middle front)4201(middle rear)4501 (left) with swinging butt plate. A55 (right)PRICES INCLUDE ROPE CHAINS ETC. Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Utilise your Tractor with a Botex roof crane

Utilise your Tractor with a Botex roof crane

VALTRA/BOTEX roof combination still allows full utilisation of the tractor linkage,towing and hydraulics.In fact you'd hardly know the crane was there when doing other work! Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Botex lifting capacity doubts?

Botex lifting capacity doubts?

If anyone is in any doubt about the lifting capability of the Botex just look at this!Stuart Mcintosh who drives for Neil Younger of Perth sent these pictures in.He's obviously tried hard to push things to the limit. View from behind shows the size of the... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Flat bed for Botex trailer

How about this for a an add on to your Botex 11000 Euro trailer.A flat bed.Ideal for big bags of logs,small plant etc. Lifts off in seconds with the 560TL.Cost with hooks for ratchet straps and removable grab bar £2k + vat Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the all new Jas P Wilson website.Hopefully everyone will find it easy to navigate around the pages and find exactly what you are looking for but if you have any problems please do contact us.A few basic pointers to help get you started - the harvesting machinery and smaller equipment are in different menus. Other pages include an improved news / blog section, a videos page and loads... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 13th December 2012

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