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Scrounging firewood

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by mainewoods, Feb 23, 2014.

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    I left the tree attached to the rootball so it would hold some of the weight off the branches. I knew it would stand back up but I didn't think it would do it with that much tree still on it.

     
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    Fun stuff, she seemed to enjoy it :).
    Did you shut it off right after you heard it surge the first time, did you let it idle before shutting it down.
    These two things can make a big difference on the autotune/mtronic saws I've found.
    For a hot start if it doesn't fire right away then you pull the choke up and then put it back down which puts the saw in the fast idle position, this has worked well for me.
     
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    How's this for some interesting albeit dangerous DIY firewooding ideas:
     
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    Number two, the wheel of death :eek:.
     
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    Oh my there's some widow makers!

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    2&3 just flat out dangerous, the last one seemed to be very good at taking firewood and turning it into waste.
     
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    And your chaps were......?????
     
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    I don't think you need chaps if you're cutting spruce ;)
     
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    It died before I could shut it off. I know the choke on/choke off AT trick but it would not fire at all. I mite go back out in a min and try it again. It sat after I filled it up. It wasnt really a "hot" start.
     
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    I dont own those yet. I know I need them.
     
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    Bummer. Most times I will shut my saws down right when I hear them surge, I figure it helps me to pay attention to how they are running, just might save one from getting burned up some day. Hopefully it will fire right up for you, I can't see any reason it wouldn't.
     
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    dancan Spruce , The preferred wood of the Purgatory !

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    dancan Spruce , The preferred wood of the Purgatory !

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    I know that's what you really meant to say :)

    SCORE !!!!
     
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    dancan Spruce , The preferred wood of the Purgatory !

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    The Bushmills for a primer tonight was real good :)
     
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    wow...what happened?
     
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    Started first pull when I pulled it out of the truck cold. Then smoked a bunch. I thought I might have put oil in the gas tank but no way did I do that. Took the cap off and shined a flashlight down in there to look. Nope. AT saws dont like to be run dry then? I try not to do that anyway but I guess I need to pay closer attention
     
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    Another log rolled just as the bar came out of a bucking cut, and nudged the chain that hadn't quite stopped by that stage into my leg. Split second thing that cost me 1 1/2 days off work and could have been much worse. A very lucky lesson to learn without too much personal cost. Never had it happen before or after that one time, but that's all it takes.
     
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    Visiting friends in Black Mountain NC. This place is a wood lovers dream come true. Big slabs 6 foot across from all over the world. 20190315_124146.jpg
     
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    Dang, would not want to get tired & stupid around those. Wouldn't even want to use 2 or 3 while fresh & alert.
     

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