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A YARD FULL OF TRACTORS

A YARD FULL OF TRACTORS

A quick walk round our yard and you soon see how much tractor based activity is happening, but after a recent customer comment it's obvious we haven't always shown the full scale of the activity online! On average we'll have anywhere from 15-25 tractors onsite in... Read More

Posted on: Friday 31st March 2017

B is for BOTEX, B is also for BUSY!

B is for BOTEX, B is also for BUSY!

B is for BOTEX ....B is also for BUSY..... as always in the Botex factory in Dalbeattie we have lots of exciting manufacturing on the go! We have a Brand new T194 in for fitting of a Botex 580B Crane with the latest Load/Flow Share valve, we have almost completed the... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 25th January 2017

Andy Galbraith Forestry Contracting & Tree Surgery

Andy Galbraith Forestry Contracting & Tree Surgery

Andy of A. Galbraith Forestry Contracting & Tree Surgery was in our yard yesterday, testing out his new machinery. We hope you enjoy the new kit! Here is some pictures from his visit. Andy's new N series Valtra with TP 270 crane fed chipper, Igland crane... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 1st December 2016

Botex & Posch deliveries

Botex & Posch deliveries

Andrew, our Service Engineer and Peter our Lorry Driver loading up a wide range of new machinery including a Botex Hooklift trailer with a flat body and pins, a Posch Kindling machine, a Lasco cone splitter, a Botex grapple and the all new Posch S-360 Turbo! Read More

Posted on: Thursday 1st December 2016

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

Today's activities on site

Today's activities on site

There was many jobs underway earlier today. With work going on to store used spare parts from a forwarder. Also work underway to refurbish a val      Read More

Posted on: Thursday 29th October 2015

15T Nokka Drive Trailer behind Valtra T151 with Botex 580B Roof Mount loader

15T Nokka Drive Trailer behind Valtra T151 with Botex 580B Roof Mount loader

Last Friday we filmed our new drive trailer in action. The Nokka drive trailer used was the 15T model, there is also a smaller 13T option available. Please click here to see a short 4 minute video showing the drive in action, and the steering drawbar in action... Read More

Posted on: Monday 19th October 2015

Igland handling attachments

Igland handling attachments

We now stock Igland handling attachments. These provide an inexpensive means of handling timber & cut down on the handling required. Please call for further details. The unit on the left is called a 'Multi-Grip' and simply bolts onto standard pallet forks. The... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 8th October 2015

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

CONFOR SHOW THIS WEEK

CONFOR SHOW THIS WEEK

We would like to inform you that we will be showing our latest machinery at the Confor show this week. Ken Reid and the team will be on hand to discuss firewood machinery, forestry equipment and producing biomass grade wood fuel! Show hours of opening are as... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 9th 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

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

New Igland Timber Cranes Now Available!

New Igland Timber Cranes Now Available!

We are now proudly offering Igland timber cranes alongside our own UK made Botex heavy duty cranes and trailers. After many years of importing and supplying quality Igland timber winches from Norway, we have decided to increase our offering of quality Igland... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 4th August 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

South West Firewood Wood fuel Contracting offering Biomass chipping service

South West Firewood Wood fuel Contracting offering Biomass chipping service

Steve Graham of South West Firewood Wood fuel Contracting just popped in the office to pick up his Heizohack 10-400. We have fully refurbished the chipper and fitted a brand new Botex Forester 360B loader on the unit to crane feed the chipper for biomass production.... Read More

Posted on: Friday 24th July 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

FMV 350 Timber loader for sale - Tractor not included

FMV 350 Timber loader for sale - Tractor not included

We are currently in the process of putting a new Botex Forester loader onto this County tractor. The used FMV 350 loader which can be seen in this picture will be removed & available for purchase soon, without the tractor. We have just filmed this crane working... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 21st April 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

New Botex Salesman

New Botex Salesman

Jas P Wilson & European Forest Machinery is pleased to welcome on board a new salesperson to deal with our growing number of Botex enquiries. Following the launch of the Botex Forester range at the APF show 2014, the decision was taken to hire a new member of... Read More

Posted on: Friday 23rd January 2015

Monday Deliveries 1st December

Monday Deliveries 1st December

Yesterday a truck left our yard taking Posch, Botex & Farma machinery to Essex, Basingstoke, Sussex & Kent. The Truck also made a stop in Preston to drop off a New Posch S-360. They will also be getting a 4.2mtr log deck to follow on our own transport.... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 2nd 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

More Trade-In machines arrived in our yard today!

More Trade-In machines arrived in our yard today!

Today we have taken in two more used firewood processors as trade-in units towards the new Posch S-360. These will now enter our workshop for servicing and repair. Machine number one to be unloaded was a used 2009 PTO Japa 370, and the second machine was a used... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 27th November 2014

Large Timber for 2015 Demo Days

Large Timber for 2015 Demo Days

Today in our demo area, John Wilson unloaded a trailer of fresh Beech wood for next year’s demo days using a Botex 580. This timber was very large diameter & will be ideal for showing how a Lasco Splitting Cone can easily assist firewood production when... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 26th November 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

Second Hand Machinery Haulage

Second Hand Machinery Haulage

Yesterday we had our second truck of the week on site, loading up some of our used machinery stock for customers in the Northumberland area. Dan of R.L Proudlock & Sons Ltd carried out the haulage for the job & got the load away early yesterday morning. Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 19th November 2014

Today's Deliveries

Today's Deliveries

We have had a very busy start to the week with 5 large machines leaving for customers across England. Today our skilled Posch mechanic John Templeton will be delivering the Posch S-350 seen below to a customer in Cumbria, once installed & fully set up, John will... Read More

Posted on: Monday 17th 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

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

Botex 360 Crane Fed TP Chipper for Railway work

Botex 360 Crane Fed TP Chipper for Railway work

Today Mark Dickie from European Forest Machinery carried out the final checks on a customer’s New Botex 360 Forester loader in our test area. The loader was manufactured to fit to a tractors 3-Point Linkage to allow a TP Chipper to run off the... Read More

Posted on: Friday 7th 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

Valtra 6550 Botex Roof Mount Complete

Valtra 6550 Botex Roof Mount Complete

Just completed today, this roof mounted 560B Forester loader has been fitted to a Valtra 6550. The tractor has also been fitted with full EFM heavy duty forestry guarding. The 560 loader has been our Top Seller since 2002, and offers good all-round heavy duty... Read More

Posted on: Friday 17th 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

Download the New Botex Catalogue

Download the New Botex Catalogue

            Botex has a NEW product catalogue!! We have just made it available online for those of you who didn't pick one up at the APF show earlier this month. Please click the download button to the left to get a copy.  This way... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 30th September 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

Today's Deliveries & New Botex Catalogue

Today's Deliveries & New Botex Catalogue

As we continue to follow up the many new enquiries from the APF show, it’s good to see some completed orders on the way out to our customers. This load below shows today’s deliveries bound for Norfolk, Cheltenham & Devon. On the load is a Valtra... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 24th September 2014

Full Forestry Spec Valta 8150

Full Forestry Spec Valta 8150

This Valtra 8150 is now finished & ready for delivery. This full forestry spec tractor comes complete with reverse drive, full forestry guarding, forest tyres & front linkage. This unit has been purchased by Balcombe Estate. Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 20th August 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

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 Line-Up

Botex Line-Up

With EFM’s trade holiday coming up soon, we have a lot of machines coming out the workshop this week to meet our orders prior to the two week gap in product. Though around 80% of these machines are for existing orders, we have a few stock machines to cover... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 10th July 2014

2 Lever controls on a Botex

2 Lever controls on a Botex

Last week we delivered a customer’s Valtra back to him after we fitted a long reach, heavy duty Botex 570TL loader to the roof & full forestry guarding. However unlike the typical valve block controls we install, this vehicle had our 2 lever joystick... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 1st 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

Trailer Made

Trailer Made

Not only do we manufacture heavy duty Botex Timber trailers here on site, we also take in and refurbish used trade-in machines.  We take refurbishment very seriously, as our customers are as far north and as far south as possible, so we like to know when the... Read More

Posted on: Friday 20th 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

ANNAN OAK TREE REMOVAL USING BOTEX 560TL

ANNAN OAK TREE REMOVAL USING BOTEX 560TL

Botex 560TL owner Douglas  Stephen of Professional Treeworks, Lockerbie has been out the past few days assisting Annan Town Council with some tree removals. It survived last month’s storms, but this large Oak in Annan is on its way down this week, as a... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 20th March 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

Wilson's 2014 Open Days

Dates are now confirmed for what will be our biggest and best open day yet! Come & See many live Firewood Machinery Demo's Including; The open days will be held over the 25th-26th April 2014. We will have MANY new machines on show & we will be allowing guests to test our machinery as well as putting on demo's to show what these highly professional machines can do. This will be a... Read More

Posted on: Friday 17th 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

The New Posch S-360 Processing Dry & Twisted Lasco Split Beech

The New Posch S-360 Processing Dry & Twisted Lasco Split Beech

  The new Posch S-360 Firewood Processor has all the same qualities its predecessor, the S-350 had, but with some improvements which make processing twisted & difficult timber as easy as possible- thanks to its uprated timber gripper & wider... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 12th December 2013

Surrey Hills Wood Fair

Surrey Hills Wood Fair

Jas P Wilson will be doing a weekend long machine demo event this Saturday & Sunday (5-6th Oct) at the Surrey Hills Wood fair, 5 miles south of Guildford, with tickets available at the gates! This Posch S-360 Processor image is from a show a few... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 3rd October 2013

Botex moving some very heavy timber!

Botex moving some very heavy timber!

If you are in any doubt about the capabilities of a Botex crane, study the pictures below, sent in by customer Ben Nicholson (Tree Services) of Ewhurst, Surrey He obviously combines his skill, technical ability & the Heavy duty power of the Botex 570 TL to load... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 6th August 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

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

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