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

  1. Bwildered

    Bwildered Addicted to ArboristSite

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    Yes that's true, but it did mention the possible causes, I am a bit wary of gasoline, especially in our hot climate with the vapours spreading in all directions for many meters & the hot weather lifting the chances of it igniting easier.
    Thansk
     
  2. bnmc98

    bnmc98 ArboristSite Guru

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    So it's been a quiet thread for a while, but I was just thinking that I would share something that has helped me quite a bit. Especially for you fallers and those working in open cab machines.
    It can be quite dusty in the summer, and especially later in the dry months. And when I cut I tend to get a a bunch of crap in my sinuses, wood chips, sawdust, smoke residue from the saw.
    When I skid, there's an eternal dust cloud around me, like Pig Pen.
    I used to get about 4 sinus infections a year. No joke, although I tend to have some sinus problems a bit to begin with. But I started doing something about 2 years ago that helped me quite a bit.
    I use a sinus rinse every night and you would not believe the junk that comes out, black and chunky.
    I have had one sinus infection in the last 2 years since I started doing it and that one I will attribute to a sick co worker.

    Has helped me out, thought I would pass it on.
     
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    capetrees Addicted to ArboristSite

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    Small travel can of WD-40 works great for sap removal from arms, clothes and tools.
     
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    ropensaddle Feel Lucky

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    Ok folks I gotta say i have filled a running saw and had it whoooooooof. It was hot out I overfilled a tad lifted can bit of drip fell on the starter area. I feel the coil lit it but I never have filled a running saw again. I was lucky the can did not light!:eek:
     
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  5. HuskStihl

    HuskStihl Chairin'em for the sound

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    I do the same thing. Makes a big difference .
     
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  6. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    I switched to mouth breathing years ago, cut way back on the boogies, course I still pick my nose as much as ever... gotta have a hobby.
     
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    K you are going to need that sinus wash before this next absurd tip. Wash your face while you are at it. This is a fairly high tech eye wash bubble system.
    I used it two days ago. No guarantees.

    *For right eye chip removal:

    Cup hands together and fill with water
    Submerge eye and nose and block off left nostril with bottom off inner thumb and blow out of right nostril with right eye open. For constant feed stand in the shower.
     
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  8. northmanlogging

    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    But does it work on beards?
     
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    I wear an air filter. Miller welding makes a small one to fit under a welding helmet.
     
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  10. Gypo Logger

    Gypo Logger Timber Baron

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    Totally irresponsible and dangerous! Lol
    If your matches are wet you can soak tissue paper in gas by dipping it into the gas tank and with the plug out and a few pulls of the recoil it will ignite the bum wad if the plug is grounded on the cylinder.
    After continued chain throws, I saw a 266XP catch fire that had a leaking tank. It was started by yet another chain throw.
     
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    Gypo Logger Timber Baron

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    image.jpg As Bark Bugs, Wookticks, Gyppo's and Timber Tramps we need to offer for free our best advice about trees when the opportunity arises, however absurd it sounds.
    It's good to save some trees and save them right out to the bud, however irresistible it is to dump them.
    I mean we have all been approached about so called City Trees for removal, most of the time I just say they will be here long after we're gone.
    Save as many trees as you can, because there's a carpet of the stuff out there.
    John, the Hort Wanker.
     
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    Gypo Logger Timber Baron

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    Just in case Slowpe (Patty I think) takes exception to the puzzy cat in the tree, I just want to say I seriously, totally and unconditionally see eye to eye with that woman in that hardwood tree.
    I just wish I could offer her my jacket.
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    pro tip #33

    if you find yerself worying about the loose center pin on yer skidder and how yer going to a find time to fix it and b find a shop to fix it in, firtst check to make sure its not abolt thats gotten a little loose.

    2 years now i've been putting it off, lost the pto support bearing, while fixin that i noticed a really big nut... much betterer now
     
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    bnmc98 ArboristSite Guru

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    That's funny

    um... I'm gonna check mine tomorrow.


    seriously
     
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    bnmc98 ArboristSite Guru

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    Nope, mine's just plain old wore out...:(
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Odog ArboristSite Operative

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    I'm in the rock dust 12-14 hrs a day, when I get home I kinda do the same thing as you, except I fill my hands with water and take a big snort of it. Burns like hel, but all the black nasty boogery rock dust comes out and I can breath again.
     
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    northmanlogging The gyppo's gyppo

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    Welcome back Odog, startin to wonder if ya blewed yerself up.
     
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    Odog ArboristSite Operative

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    It was touch and go fer awhile! I think everyone in the state decided to start rock projects on the same date!
     
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    !"IM SO TOUGH" oh wait that's another thread, I snort cherry coke up my nose to flush out the boogymother's! cough/ cough/hack and sneezs again.... lol
     

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