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Discussion in 'Forestry and Logging Forum' started by northmanlogging, May 7, 2016.

  1. Odog

    Odog ArboristSite Operative

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    Damn!! If you can snort cherry coke, you is one tough SOB!!
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    what kind of dealer has cherry coke anyway?

    Oh wait you mean the soda pop...
     
  3. ropensaddle

    ropensaddle Feel Lucky

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    Perubian flakes mo bettah :p
     
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  4. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    When installing used hydraulic components.

    Always remember to pull the concrete? out of the fittings, and remove all hoses and check for more concrete? or whatever they had in there...

    Then try not to call the guy you bought it from and give him an earful about grease and why you should use it...

    things are better now...
     
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    Jeff Lary Addicted to ArboristSite

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    That right there has to be a true story if I have ever heard one,...You just can't make stuff like that up Good one !!
     
  6. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Today I filled up a running saw while covered in gas...

    I didn't burst into flames

    though my giblets are a little bit chemical burnt... feckin flippy caps...
     
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    I hope your videoing this stuff, otherwise Mr T will run out of work.
    Kaboomski
     
  8. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    I'm gonna go ahead and put this in here, I know there are many rain gear threads out there, but deciding which one to stick it in meh...

    Anyway this is the oft mentioned faux Filson's tinned hickory, and why you should wear spenders...

     
  9. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    So I got dumped on today

    The ole Faux Filsons did a dandy job, wind, rain all sorts of weather I'm mostly dry and mostly warm.
     
  10. Nathan lassley

    Nathan lassley ArboristSite Guru

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    More than once I've had a 235r weedeater catch fire when I pulled the rope after fueling . When it's 110 out and all the vegetation is dry enough for a popcorn fart to start a fire make sure you set your flaming weedeater in dirt so you can kick dirt otherwise your gonna be in sh.. Storm. Also make sure the tailgate of the truck isn't on fire.
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Smart fones are kool,

    Smert fones make finding directions easier

    Smart Phones don't like getting stepped on with caulk boots
     
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    Gologit Completely retired...life is good.

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    They don't like being dumped in porta-potties either. At least I think they don't. It's still there. Somewhere.
     
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    bnmc98 ArboristSite Guru

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    I'm always covered in something flammable, good thing I don't smoke anymore.

    My "Absurd" pro tip is paper towels are better than TP, you don't have to fold them as much and they are more absorbent. Especially the blue shop towels.:surprised3:
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Them shop towels are much softer then regular kitchen paper towels too.

    Had to use a news paper once... one of them weekly city entertainment ones too... it was horrible... feckin roomates
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Several folks told me to put the main window on the excavator up when digging big stumps or to get rid of glare/distortion...

    Well up until today I ignored them, cause its been raining and generally gross out, so I've been marveling at the whole staying dry and mostly comfy thing.

    It was 72deg today, and the sun was beating down on the durty window so I couldn't see anything.

    I proceeded to take some absurd advice, and open the main window, but it needed to lock in place, and something was stopping is...

    So's I slams it open....

    What was stopping it was that the cab is slightly smooshed, and the top hatch bolts where hitting the glass...

    I currently have glass in muh shoes, glass in muh shorts, glass in pockets, glass in muh beard, glass in muh hair... and lots of fine little cuts that I just know are going to scar like crazy all over my forehead...

    Open the window they said, it makes all the difference they said...

    ****ers
     
  16. Gologit

    Gologit Completely retired...life is good.

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    They said open the window, not try to tear the whole thing out by it's roots and remove the top of the cab at the same time. Sheeeeesh. :laugh:
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    I was wondering why folks where so thrilled with excavators, they are way heavier then a plain ole round nosed shovel... but the 36" bucket does move more dirt in an hour, and the handles don't break nearly as fast
     
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    Eccentric Mister Wizard

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    It's also harder to do all this neat stuff with your basic #2 Earth mover...


     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Local dealer want's 350 fer the new glass, just the glass...

    But a local window dealer/glass merchant, $75 after tax cut to size and tempered Should have it tomorrow.

    All it is is tempered glass, not even a safety layer in the middle.

    Granted I won't have a hole for the not working wiper motor, but hasn't been an issue yet, and the weather here has been pretty gross, find myself hiding in the excavator fairly often.
     
  20. Gologit

    Gologit Completely retired...life is good.

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    Get the good glass. It's a write-off. You're only paying 275 bucks to have something that might not blind you when a rock or a limb or a high pressure jet
    of hydraulic fluid hits the windshield.
     

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