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Full or Semi Chisel?

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by hokiebob1, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. hokiebob1

    hokiebob1 ArboristSite Operative

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    Since most of my cutting is storm damage and firewood for myself, would full or semi-chisel be more appropriate? I imagine full chisel would cut faster but require sharpening more often? Most of the wood I cut is clean and I'm pretty good at keeping it out of the dirt.

    thanks
    bob
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    bwalker Resident Hack Sawbuilder Exposer

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    If you are cutting clean wood only use chisel.
     
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    SEMI CHISEL CUTS FINE. BUT IF U CAN KEEP IT O9UTTHE DIRT .. KEEP A FILE ON HAND.CHISEL
     
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    If you can file the square ground and keep it out of the dirt, then I would use it. It cuts faster, and should stay sharp just as long.


    Carl

    PS Tony turn off the caps, my ears are ringing.
     
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    rahtreelimbs A.K.A Rotten Tree Limbs

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    Or know someone who can, perferably for free, or for some firewood in exchange.

    Carl
     
  7. hokiebob1

    hokiebob1 ArboristSite Operative

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    How much harder is square to file than the others? How often do you "dress" up your chain when you're using it - every tankful, or less often?
     
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    Oregon_Rob ArboristSite Guru

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    When I cut firewood away from the house, I take two saws. I hate to get far from the house and have only one saw and it craps out on me.
    I run LG (round filed chisel) on the 372.
    On my back up saw, I run semi-chisel.
    Then I am ready for what ever type of logs I come across.
    From what you described, i would use chisel
     
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    we think a like rob. no insult intended:)
     
  10. hokiebob1

    hokiebob1 ArboristSite Operative

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    full chisel it is - thanks.
     

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