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Author Topic: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy  (Read 111866 times)

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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #140 on: April 27, 2007, 10:59:36 pm »
Looks like da Boyz is back in town gettin' ready fer tomorrow. ;D


 
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #141 on: April 27, 2007, 11:21:45 pm »
No sign of life down there in Madison? I'll have to find Steve's number and give him a wake call when I leave. That will be bout 4 AM.  :D
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #142 on: April 27, 2007, 11:51:46 pm »
The calm before the Storm........................................
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #143 on: April 28, 2007, 12:31:29 am »
Well I made it!!
The gaurds at the room sleept through my entry... :-\.
After getting a few hours sleep we went on the tour of Madison and surroundings. THEN....
we went to the  "LOG". 8)
For the record...Steves mill is designed for 4foot diameter tops, the log is actually 6'10"and is 21 feet long  :o :o. Steve asked if I wanted to go home now :D.
We are looking forward to the challenge, I have delegated myself to photographer (so I dont have to work hard). I will make sure that I have it when they cut them slabs anyway ;D.
will keep you all posted with progress, need some sleep now!
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BTW. Hello wife, I am working hard......honest ::)

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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #144 on: April 28, 2007, 12:58:34 am »
Were having a great time, (unless your Chet, then, were having a miserable time) ;D  Today we went and had one of those heart attak burgers, then went for a guided tour of the USFS Forest Products Laboratory, then went on a tour of Eggimann's facilities, then on to Steve's house to load up the mill and tools for tomorrow. After that we came back and rehydrated at the hotel for awhile just after we took Chris to check out the log.  We have a ton of photos to post at some point and will have a ton more. Its to hard to post right now as greg has zero software on this computer to do the job however I did do this one one line. Its of the heart attack hamburger attack crew. :)
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #145 on: April 28, 2007, 01:04:34 am »
 
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #146 on: April 28, 2007, 01:21:09 am »
Seein' as how tings are goin' so miserably for you'se guys, I don't feel quite so bad I ain't dar.   :-\
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #147 on: April 28, 2007, 05:31:50 am »
The  G R E A T   Day  has come!! Up at 3:45am, have to drink a pot or two of coffee, out to do the chores, about 44degs. should be a very nice day. Turkeys on the ridge are "barking" at me, but got the "chickens milked" :D Will try to leave about 6:30 about 1 1/2 hr drive north to Madison. Redwood sawdust all day! Took a early look at the log on Wednesday this week it is BIG. Well got to have another cup! Got to check some trees on the way up any ways.  Raider

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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #148 on: April 28, 2007, 07:43:58 am »

 I was thinkin the Burlkraft mill was a wide frame ::) ::)

  After sawin that 6' dia. Pilon, with a narrow frame, NOW I get to see how the "Pro" does it .  Hi Chris. Say hi to Kerris for me.
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #149 on: April 28, 2007, 12:58:14 pm »
Is the saw in the wood yet?  It's been daylight for about 6 hours now.... smiley_whip smiley_whip smiley_whip
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #150 on: April 28, 2007, 01:02:26 pm »
Dare was a little altercation wit who wood be runnin da saw. :D
 
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #151 on: April 28, 2007, 09:10:58 pm »
It should be getting dark there by now.  They may still be sawing (or eating ;D).
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #152 on: April 28, 2007, 09:16:09 pm »
The job is done. Beautiful day and plenty of redwood sawdust for all. There were some differences of opinion over which color of chainsaw trimmed that red log best as it took a lot of shaving to get it to fit, but we got er done.  Sorry, no internet connection on site and when I left the boys were picking up and they are probably having refreshments now.

Just a pit stop on the road home for me, so more details to follow.
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #153 on: April 28, 2007, 09:35:58 pm »
Whew!  I was beginnin' ta wonder if there was any survivors! :o
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #154 on: April 29, 2007, 12:03:58 am »
One thing we didn't have today, was access to the internet and FF. Here is a pic of the remaining crew after the log was completely sawn. What a bunch today, and some DanG good fun, all I can say.  More pics comin. Husband, Burlkraft, and Jeff (with some awesome help of course) had the sawin of a 6' (almost 7') diam log that turned out to be almost 22' long down to a smooth operation. By 6 pm, all done.
 

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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #155 on: April 29, 2007, 12:13:39 am »
I see Gary_C is busy loading pics so I will only add this one at the moment.
 

Gonna take a shot at naming the members on da log.
Top (l-r) beenthere, JeffB, Burlkraft, Wyatt, Gary_C, Stumpy.
Bottom (l-r) Pasbuild, Corley5, Raider, Husband, IL Bull brothers.

(If I missed any, pls send me a PM for a correction).  :)
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #156 on: April 29, 2007, 12:26:24 am »
Here are some photos I took. Looking that log over.


The owner brought this plaque over to see.


Steve making his first cut.


Almost done
 

Cleanup is under way.
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #157 on: April 29, 2007, 12:36:28 am »
Here is a close up of that plaque.

 
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #158 on: April 29, 2007, 02:04:42 am »
Just came in from hydraulic sandwiches  ;) ;D  The Kiwi left us early.  Jet lag and sawing 5,000 bdft today caught up with him ;D  More tomorrow  :)
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Re: Peterson Demo Day ...With A Real Peterson Guy
« Reply #159 on: April 29, 2007, 07:42:48 am »
looks like an event to remember for sure  8)  ;)
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