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Makita 7901
« on: August 23, 2005, 11:56:40 am »
Anyone have this saw?  I see that it is made by Dolamar.  The makita thoughis under there warenty and service.  I found a good deal on one.  I have been thinking about doing a little cahinsawmilling and this seems like it would be a good saw for that.  So waht do you think?
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2005, 12:15:27 pm »
the 7900/7901 are great saws with lots of power and they have a coil governor so that would be a good thing in my books for saw milling

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2005, 01:30:00 pm »
Never handled one, but Bailey's is touting them as running against the 046 and 385 in their fall sale catalog.

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2005, 04:41:56 pm »
I have one.  I'm still in the slightly awe struck stage with it.  It is a great saw, well balanced, with more power than I need, but I don't plan on milling with it.  Just my 02, but If you plan on doing a lot of milling, you should maybe look at some larger saws, closer to the 100cc category.

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2005, 11:04:03 pm »
At present the Makita 7901/Dolmar7900 seems to be the saw to beat!!!

Great power to weight ratio!!!

I have 3 7900's and 2 of the smaller Makita 7301. I am not letting them go any time soon!


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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2005, 01:52:20 am »
I should add that I have a 7900 because I watched a clip of ehp running one he modified.  How about giving us a show ehp...?

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2005, 09:46:16 pm »
I donot think I can post video on here ? If I am wrong let me know ok

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2005, 09:34:49 am »
Thanks for the info.  I ahve heard that it can run the  385xp wich seems to be the standard for chainsaw milling.  I can get this saw for less than the 385xp.  I would love to see the video.
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2005, 10:19:02 am »
Ed how big is the file?
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2005, 12:14:37 pm »
Jeff I have hundreds of videos of different saws , let me know how big I can put on , if I use the small video they arenot to big

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2005, 12:24:46 pm »
Jeff I have some as small as 100 kb of single cuts , they are very short about 4 seconds worth,

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2005, 12:48:47 pm »
Email me some stuff and I'll get them uploaded.
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2005, 12:53:49 pm »
Actually, let me know what the file extentions are and I will fix it so you can attach them under "additional options"
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2005, 12:56:56 pm »
I added the ability to attach .mov, .avi, or .mpg files up to 200k.
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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2005, 04:34:21 pm »
ok lets see if I can get this to work, I was playing with a gas powered 3120 work/ race saw , the owner wants to work the saw then race it on weekends so here it is on muffler , wood is 17 to 18 inch

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #15 on: August 26, 2005, 04:37:18 pm »
ok that seems to work pretty good Jeff, that saw had a 10 tooth gear on it with 3/8's chain, so now I had a large volume pipe and a small volume pipe , first the small pipe

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #16 on: August 26, 2005, 04:39:02 pm »
now a the big volume pipe

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #17 on: August 26, 2005, 04:41:30 pm »
here is a 361 stihl I ported for Ben Walker, I only had a 16 inch bar with me so I had to go over the top , the 361 is a nice saw to run

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #18 on: August 26, 2005, 04:46:02 pm »
I will have to look threw my video's to find some 7900's videos or I will just make so more, I have a couple 7900's here to be ported , plus I donot know how much space Jeff wants me to use but one thing you could do  Jeff just leave the video's on for a short time then delete them to free up spacecause I know it cost money to have lots of MB

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Re: Makita 7901
« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2005, 04:49:43 pm »
here is one of my 3120's alcohol saws, it's a small file