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05-06-2016 02:02 AM

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I was down in Mexico getting some leatherwork done, when I herd this load thumping noise! This guy had a huge 40 foot give or take an inch tree trunk he was turning using an old tractor cut in half The counter weight was a ten foot by four concrete block!
I stopped by the next day and it looked beautiful! and he ownly used chainsaws!
Anybody know of one bigger?

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#2 posted 05-06-2016 02:57 AM

Gonna need one big ass dust collector!

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#3 posted 05-06-2016 03:06 AM

Someone really likes their Lucky Charms.

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#4 posted 05-06-2016 03:14 AM

Well, they say if there’s no pictures, it didn’t happen.

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#5 posted 05-06-2016 03:17 AM

Maybe it’s a cereal bowl for the Jolly Green Giant!

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#6 posted 05-06-2016 07:33 PM

I like it! But its still not as long as the one I saw.

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#7 posted 05-06-2016 07:47 PM

It is a swimming pool for his kids.

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#8 posted 05-06-2016 07:57 PM

At last. One bigger than mine.

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#9 posted 05-06-2016 08:11 PM
Here’s the information on the bowl picture shown above.

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#10 posted 05-06-2016 08:21 PM

This could come in handy. I try to limit myself to two bowls of ice cream per week.

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#11 posted 05-06-2016 10:38 PM

PopCorn for binge watching your favorite shows!

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#12 posted 05-06-2016 10:48 PM

That’s a big bowl, it looks bigger than this one,


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#13 posted 05-07-2016 03:16 AM

Wasn’t there a video on that BIG lathe!

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#14 posted 05-07-2016 06:24 PM

That is amazing.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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