“…Robust, reliable, and endlessly flexible, the Peterson Portable Sawmill range provides millers like Heinz Vullings with the perfect tool for the job, wherever it might take him.”
If you want to speak to someone who has staked his reputation as a miller on Peterson Portable Sawmills, look no further than Putaruru-based Heinz Vullings.
A fitter and turner by trade, Heinz turned to milling for the private market 20 years ago. Apart from a short time spent utilising a competitor brand’s machine (as an emergency replacement after his second Peterson swingblade mill was stolen), he has stuck with the brand.
Twenty years on, Heinz is operating his third Peterson. I catch up with him on a farm block near the shores of Lake Karapiro in the Waikato, to check out his Peterson Winch Production Frame (WPF) model….”
Just a snippet from an article by Cameron Officer, from June 2014, in Farm Trader.