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Discussion in 'Chainsaw Stickies' started by Bruce Hopf, Jun 28, 2008.

  1. Jethro 2t sniffer

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    Looks good man. Didn't realize how bent up the bottom plate had got. It's easy to pull off and panel beat though.

    Really like that bar. I have a 32 but the paint is loooong gone lol I like them bare too though 20190817_144458.jpg
     
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    Goinwheelin I watch things spin

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    Wow! Now that’s a tree!
    I still have the 32” bar that was on it when I purchased it. It’s a McCulloch bar .404 pitch sprocket nose. I can faintly see the yellow paint on it. I thought about having it stroke sanded and powder coated here at work then re stenciled and use it as a wall ornament lol. 28” is plenty for what I plan to do with this saw.
     
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    It would look nice up on a wall. 32 is too big unless ya really need it.
     
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    I guess around here 32” or 36” was the common length for a saw that size in these parts.
    (West coast/PNW)
    at least that’s what the old man told me he and just about everyone else ran back in the day.
     
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    Cool what saws was your old man running?
     
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    My favorite work saws , particularly the PM700 , bald cypress trees. That 24" bar with skip tooth has been just fantastic for the pitchy stuff.
    I noticed no one ever asks me to drop trees in an open area? That would be a treat some day.
     
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    The funky white and orange ones lol. The big one was a 056 mag II if I remember right then he had a few smaller ones for trimming limbs. I was too young at the time to run one, I just remember hauling and stacking. Before long we got a pellet stove and woodcutting became a thing of the past.
     
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    Let me know if ya want some nice rubber for that poor 700 handle lol.

    An off brand as Ron calls them haha.
    I have 1 husky and 0 cremcicles so far. I wouldn't enjoy paying 300 bucks for an ms250
     
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    Hey it's still got some grip left! But soon I'll trade you some milk tube for a loop of skip tooth, sound good?
     
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    I have a few creamsicle/off brand saws but nothing newer then 10 years old , I'm fond of them for production type work and some specialty stuff. 8xs out of 10 I'll grab a mac to cut with just because of it's reliability and a" hot rod "of saws.
     
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    Yeap keen only problem is it would be a loop for the 32 the 20s don't really need it so unless you want alot of milk line I might have to compensate you some
     
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    Decided to try replacing the ignition module before I changed out the flywheel. I notice a small crack in the old module. Not sure if that would've caused my issue or not, but here are the modules, side by side.
     

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    And here's the end result! It's alive and WELL this time! Just gotta do some fine tuning and a proper break in. Whatever my issue was, was within the ignition module.

     
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    Wicked man sounds great
     
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    Yup had the same issue with a pro mac 10-10s, swapped out the coil and all is well.
    The points coil definitely has been more robust in my experience , cracked, melted, sliding around on the laminate and it'll still run a saw.
     
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    I'm sure the person who planted the birch and cypress never intended for them to get this big 8' off the building?
    Anyway Pro Mac 700 too the rescue ! Had to cut some high stumps to fit the 24" bar.
     
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    Looks like a nice job to have. Much banging of the wedge? Or was the weight in your favor?

    I cut a 5 foot tree with a 24 inch bar man what a mission
     
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    Those pics make me want to quit my job and just go cut trees.
     
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    Not much banging on the wedge, but I have yet to hit anything with a tree I didn't intend to, and plan on keeping it that way.
    Just safety and the wind was up alittle today.
     
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    Well I just post the glorious days because I'm over all maintenance for my region and I don't think anyone wants pics of me pulling"femine hygiene products out of a lift station pump", or worse!
    But its nice when there are technical or dangerous trees I get called to cut them, its my understanding that they have been waiting for 2 years to cut the 8 trees I dropped yesterday and today , I was glad to do it.
     

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