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#1 posted 350 days ago

That’s awesome! What chain saw are you using? I’d love to get into the killing if my own wood but no clue where to start

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#3 posted 350 days ago

I think I’m about to invest in a smaller version of your set up and I’m stocked to be able to start slabbing my own lumber!

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#5 posted 350 days ago

That looks like some nice oak.

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#6 posted 350 days ago

You are a patient man.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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#7 posted 350 days ago

I’ve contemplated many times investing in a similar setup. How long did that last cut you show take? That is one thing i’m curious about. Also, do you have external oilers setup to drip oil on your chain?

Looks like it worked well for you and gave you a nice, smooth cut. That is a huge log.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#8 posted 350 days ago

About 7 – 9 minutes per 9’ X 32” cut. Yes, there is an auxiliary oiler.

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#9 posted 350 days ago

Isn’t it great when you see the first cut? Looks like some real nice wood. The tank for my oiler vibrated out today and hit the chain now I have to figure out how to patch it or make a new one.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#10 posted 349 days ago

Nice job! Now you need to make a video and put it on “YouTube”.

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