Updated February 20, 2019 by Joseph Perry

The 6 Best Skidding Tongs

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We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. If you want a good way to throw your back out in a hurry, try lifting and dragging logs without skidding tongs. Even if you use a grabber chain, you have to somehow get it wrapped around the log, and that's especially difficult if they've been sitting a while and have settled into the ground. These useful tools bite into the wood and make it easy to drag with a tractor, truck, or ATV. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best skidding tong on Amazon.

6. Roughneck 17

5. Roughneck High-Carbon Steel

4. Timber Tuff TMW-22SSS

3. Redneck Convent 16

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2. Timber Tuff TMW-02

1. 1922 Earth Worth

Editor's Notes

February 19, 2019:

Durability is the main thing to look for in these products. You want a tool that won't bend or break with heavy use. We ranked the Earth Worth and Timber Tuff options high in our list because they are tough and feel nice and solid in your hand. We also liked the spring-loaded arms of the Timber Tuff TMW-22SSS and for some, the added functionality is worth the extra cash.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on February 20, 2019 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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