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MidWest SawFest IA MO spring GTG

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by Homelite410, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Ronaldo

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    He ordered it with an extra wide log bed to help facilitate feeding large and crooked logs....I think it is a 20in wide bed. He also had them upgrade to a 30in bar. He did a lot of research and asked plenty of questions.
    Luke owned a smaller processer before this one and talked about how helpful that was because he then knew what worked and what didnt and knew exactly what he wanted.
    From what we saw it looked to be a pretty amazing machine.
     
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    [​IMG][​IMG]. Made my own pickaroon out my broken x27 handle


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    I have one of these broken handles to what did you use for the collar. Looks great by the way.:rock: :rock: :rock:
     
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    I used a 2in id collar,heated up with torch and squeezed it the vise to fit close. Had to file a little on each to fit, then welded 1/2in shaft and sharpened to a triangle. That's what oliver1655 files his. Works good.


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    Send that to fiskars for them to market it!
     
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    I used it today, Pretty sweet!
     
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    We could call it a FISKAROON!
     
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    That's pretty creative Ron! Did Jess come up with that?? ;)
     
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    NO, actually that one popped into my little ol brain all on its own.:clap:
     
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    Pretty crafty fellas! Very simple design
     
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    It will be a llittle bit easier to hold than the Timber Tuff ones.
     
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    I have a timbertuff one and really liked tat Grey one you had!
     
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    So do I. I would like to find a couple of more like it. Unfortunately, it was our dad's & I don't have any idea what brand it is. So, we just keep watching for them at sales/auctions.
     
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    Hey john, what about an aluminum head with a carbide lathe threading bit for the point?
     
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    I think I will stick to steel. I like the feel of steel with a wood handle.
     
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    I liked my dixie pickaroon. Just ordered new hickory handles. PS. don't use as a pry bar.

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]. This is what Grimmy ,Wayne ,Alex , Jess , Ron,keaten and I did yesterday. Little warm but we gotter done. Didn't get pics of Alex's splitter. Got all gtg wood split, saved some logs that weren't cut on much for next year.


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    Good work guys. Wish I could've made the trip!
     
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    Yea, I didn't get one of Alex's splitter, nor the fan that he needed either. I got a few pics, that I'll try to get up later. Fun stuff though. Time to get back to work, and relax and recover!!
     

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