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Iowa Spring GTG II

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by Homelite410, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Hedgerow

    Hedgerow HACK

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    Yes... LPX is even better with the bumpers ground off... Then square filed... If I'm thinking of the right Oregon name here...:confused:

    I've got a loop of .325LPX in the shop...
    May have to have a go at it...:msp_wink:
     
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  2. A.E. Metal Werx

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    Hedge also mentioned to me while in between chain races that the numbers could dramatically change with a higher or lower HP saw. My chain was based off of my pipe saw set up. A tad bit aggressive for a "stock" saw. Both the 2171 and 371 sounded and ran dang healthy btw.
     
  3. Modifiedmark

    Modifiedmark Tree Freak

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    Yeah you got it, the LPX has the small bumper links that help make it smooth and the small rakers that I like.



    Makes sense.
     
  4. Hedgerow

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    Yup... Both very nice saws...
     
  5. saw hoarder

    saw hoarder ArboristSite Lurker

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    Well, if I could buy it for the same price I paid for the AC95......we have a deal! Seems unlikely though. I'm really more into the big old saws but it's hard to pass up a HTF saw when it's a great deal :msp_wink:
     
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    nstueve Makita Freak!

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    maybe we'll get a 2nd chance to talk if nothing else... There might be plans for the IN GTG in a couple weeks... we'll have to see how it all works out! :wink2:
     
  7. sarahdodgegeek

    sarahdodgegeek The shirt lady

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    Finally got some pics off the camera... :rock:

    I'll start with the last picture I took for the weekend, of one of my very favorite folks...

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    A nice group pic...

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    The hosts of this gtg talking to the hosts of the the last gtg we attended...

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    First try at a little name carving...

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  8. sarahdodgegeek

    sarahdodgegeek The shirt lady

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    couple more tonight...

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  9. struggle

    struggle Got stumps?

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    Great pictures Sarah. Not really sure what you are trying to capture in a couple of them:confused2: must be a girl thing:D

    Great picture of Jim he is a great person to always see at the GTG's

    No posed pictures are the best when caught in the moment.

    Scarr seems to be enjoying the ride a little to much:msp_scared:
     
  10. Hedgerow

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    Those were some of the best parts of the gtg...
    Aside from taking Andy's dollars of course....
    That was the very very best part...
    I owed him from last April...
    :msp_tongue:
     
  11. srcarr52

    srcarr52 We can't stop here, this is bat country.

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    Beating a couple of pipe saws with a dignified work saw was a great highlight.
     
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    I think a few times you just broke through the too rather then cutting through for how hard you were pulling-pushing on it...
     
  13. srcarr52

    srcarr52 We can't stop here, this is bat country.

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    Whatever it takes to be fast
     
  14. Hedgerow

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    You have to use the force Luke...
     
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    cornfused Saw & Firewood HACK

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    FIRST GTH - Good time - Great People!!

    Thanks to all who made this GTG happen - especially the gracious hosts & setup crew. I met a lot of good folks who were more than happy to give a newb sound advice and even run their cool and even rare saws (Mark & Chris). Thanks all!!! Jim (cornfused)
     
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    chainsawnut460 ArboristSite Operative

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    Better call cliff helsel and have very deep pockets:hmm3grin2orange: (i think thats who built that)
     
  18. Hedgerow

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    Yup!!!

    $$$$$$$$$$
     
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    at oakfest last weekend there was some talk about having a swapmeet gtg.
    what do you guys think?:msp_confused:
    wood you come,how far wood you come?
    when to have it?
    all things saw related,saws,parts,milling,splitters,and heating(wood stove etc)
    dealers or not?
    let me know,opinions,ideas:help:
    thanks,hoskvarna
     
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    Got a few pics off the camera to share. My daughter ( Jess ) took these as I seemed to forget all about taking photos!
    A good view of the cut site.
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    View from other direction.
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    Group photo taken just after lunch.
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    Some one seems to like blue saws.Nstueve, I believe.
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    The group from Minnesota had a BUNCH of saws stacked in this trailer (behind the blue chair). 3 levels of saws, gear, and camping stuff.
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