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Author Topic: NEW LUCAS MILL OWNER IN MOZAMBIQUE!  (Read 877 times)

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NEW LUCAS MILL OWNER IN MOZAMBIQUE!
« on: July 14, 2015, 05:15:34 am »
Hello guys! I'm for Mozambique, Africa, and i own a 8-30 Lucas Mill. just started working on some eucalytpus and pine logs for a couple of months now... appreciate if you can give us a little of your experience on working with such mill. average cutting rate per day, fuel consumption etc..... thanks

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Re: NEW LUCAS MILL OWNER IN MOZAMBIQUE!
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2015, 06:51:26 am »
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Re: NEW LUCAS MILL OWNER IN MOZAMBIQUE!
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2015, 07:03:26 am »
Welcome to the forum!
I think all the numbers you are looking for will be specific to your wood. Good choice in a versatile mill !
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Re: NEW LUCAS MILL OWNER IN MOZAMBIQUE!
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2015, 09:48:51 am »
Here we use the metric measures....

so im working with 3 meters long Eucalyptus, a daily average of 150 boards with measures 0.20m x 0.025m x 3.00m.
 Also, a Fuel average of 20Lts per cubic meter ( 1 cbm = 66.66 boards)