Forestry & Logging Equipment

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair for Forestry & Logging Equipment

Trust our experienced team for quality hydraulic cylinder repair for your forestry and logging equipment. Keep your hydraulic systems running efficiently with timely repairs to maximize uptime, safety, and power for logging operations, even in rough terrain and extreme weather conditions.

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Your Trusted Experts in Forestry Cylinder Repair Since 1991

Our family-owned business, operating in the Chicagoland area since 1991, understands the hydraulic systems that power forestry and logging equipment. Our experienced technicians have repaired thousands of hydraulic cylinders for the industry, specializing in brands like John Deere, Caterpillar, Komatsu, and more. We know how important uptime is for logging operations, so we provide fast, reliable hydraulic cylinder repair to optimize the power, efficiency, and safety of your forestry equipment.

While based in Chicago and servicing the Chicagoland area, our full-service repair shop can refurbish cylinders shipped from across the country. Trust our 30+ years of expertise to get your hydraulic cylinders repaired quickly and correctly, no matter what state you operate in.




Repair boom and arm cylinders to maintain productivity and control.

Feller Bunchers

Feller Bunchers

Keep the felling head running with grapple and tilt cylinder repairs.



Maintain traction and maneuverability with repairs to lift and steering cylinders.



Ensure carrying capacity with repairs to lift arm and grapple cylinders.

Log Loaders

Log Loaders

Maximize loading efficiency through repairs to boom, arm, and grapple cylinders.



Restore full function by repairing the arm, boom, bucket, and swing cylinders.



Regain blade control with repairs to lift, angle, and tilt cylinders.

Log Splitters

Log Splitters

Keep splitting power with repairs to the hydraulic drive and wedge cylinders.



Maintain chipping capacity by servicing feed roll and lift cylinders.


Forestry & Logging Machines We Work With

  • Backhoes



    We often repair loaders with hydraulic cylinder steering systems. These heavy machinery machines are used in construction to move or load materials such as rock, sand, soil, and demolitions with a fitted bucket that faces away from the operator.

Get a Fast Forestry Cylinder Repair Quote

Don't wait — contact our hydraulic repair experts at Cylinders, Inc. today to get a fast free quote. We'll inspect your hydraulic cylinders and provide a competitive price to get your logging industry equipment back up and running.

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Thorough Inspection

Thoroughly inspect each cylinder and determine repair needs.


Fully disassemble the cylinders, replacing any worn parts with high-quality components.

Cleaning and Deglazing

Clean and deglaze the cylinder bore, honing it to precise specifications for smooth operation.


Reassemble with new seals, rods, and hardware.


Test each hydraulic cylinder at a range of pressures to ensure strict performance standards are met.


Our Forestry Cylinder Repair Process

Our experienced technicians follow a streamlined process to repair your forestry equipment cylinders quickly and correctly. With our efficient repair process, we can get your hydraulic cylinders refurbished and shipped back to you fast.
  • Receiving

    Our clients can choose to drop off their cylinder or we can arrange to have our service truck pick it up for you. While arranging delivery, we will discuss with you initial details regarding the cylinder.

John Deere

With over 30 years of experience servicing John Deere forestry equipment, we are more than proficient at repairing John Deere boom, arm, steering, and implementing cylinders quickly and correctly.


Our technicians are highly trained to repair all Cat forestry machine cylinders, including felling head, lift arm, tilt, and grapple cylinders, restoring full functionality.


We are specialists in Komatsu hydraulic cylinder repair, servicing harvester heads, boom, bucket, and stabilization cylinders to Komatsu factory standards.


Forestry Cylinder Brands We Repair

Fast Turnaround Time

Quick diagnosis and repair with most cylinders done in 1-2 weeks.

Quality Components

We only use OEM or better parts to refurbish cylinders.

Advanced Testing

Cylinders tested to strict specifications before being returned.


Competitive pricing and warranty on work performed.

Reliable Service

Over 30 years of satisfying customers across the region.

Advanced Tools

We utilize specialized tools and machinery for precise cylinder repairs.


Why You Should Choose Us for Your Forestry Equipment Cylinder Repair

What Our Clients Say

We finally have our new cylinder installed and our lift is back up and running. The fellows who reinstalled it were commenting on the custom job done on the cylinders. Great experience all the way around. Thank you for your help!

Andy Gordon

Our cylinders were rebuilt with very quick turnaround – and we really appreciate this, as does the Hampshire Fire Department that just lost one vehicle, and needed this repair fast.


Great service and quality work!

Vince Palermo

Great people to do business with that put out quality work.

Clayton Nessling

Quality Cylinder Repair.

Chuck Rogers
What Our Clients Say
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Schedule Your Logging Equipment Cylinder Repair ASAP

Don't wait until an equipment failure sidelines your operations. Schedule your forestry industry cylinder repair with us today and ensure your cylinders are refurbished to factory specs before the busy season hits. Call or go online now to request a free quote and get your cylinders back in action ASAP.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long do forestry equipment cylinder repairs take?

Most cylinder repairs take 1-2 weeks from when we receive them until they are refurbished and shipped back to you. We work quickly to minimize downtime.

What causes the most common failures and repairs needed on forestry cylinders?

Seal failures, bent rods, scored cylinder bores, and leaks are some of the most common issues requiring repair. Our technicians will diagnose and fix any problems.

How often should forestry hydraulic cylinders be inspected and maintained?

We recommend a full inspection and maintenance check every 6 months or 500 hours of operation to identify potential issues early and prevent major failures or downtime.