953MLSL shovel logger tackling wetland and soft ground moving felled trees

Shovel Loggers

Whether on a steep-slope or in a swamp, John Deere Shovel Loggers offer configurations to tackle your challenging conditions. The 953ML Shovel Logger is equipped to help you maneuver the muck of swamps or wetlands, tacking challenging job sites with its powerful live heel, durable track system and comfort-boosting operator station. If your jobsite has you facing an uphill battle, the 959ML, with factory-installed shovel logger and directional feller configurations, can help you dig through those sleep-slopes.


ModelPeak PowerMax boom reachTractive EffortSwing TorqueTail Swing

246 kW (330 hp)

10,34 m - Directional Feller
11,00 m - Live Heel Shovel Logger

373 kN

110 170 Nm

3,18 m

Technology Solutions

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JDLink™ Telematics

JDLink, the core component of John Deere ForestSight™, 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. Ask your dealer for more information.

Complete Support

From machine purchase to use and maintenance, we've got your back with robust offers and  financing as well as one of the best dealer networks in the industry.