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Offline Peter Drouin

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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2200 on: December 03, 2017, 05:52:23 pm »
Nice day today, and got a late start,
 

  

 
Use my laser level and cut off the tops of the posts. I had some 4"x12"x24' and 2"x12"24' lumber laying around and used that.
 

  

 
I put some grease on the bigger lag bolts,
I didn't have a 32' timber around so I cut a R Oak from out in my woods.
 

  

 
The cat has a tilt on the body and forks.
 

  

 
Makes it easy to move the timbers sideways,
 

 
Can put the timber where ever I want it.
 

  

 
Bad pix, But started down the back side.
Should have been done today, But, at 63 I'm not as fast as I used to be. :D :D ;D
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2201 on: December 03, 2017, 06:21:23 pm »
The Cat does it all. Now that's a machine.
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2202 on: December 03, 2017, 07:02:49 pm »
The Cat does it all. Now that's a machine.


With a machine like that most of the sawmill work is a little easier.
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2203 on: December 03, 2017, 07:13:08 pm »
The Cat does it all. Now that's a machine.


With a machine like that most of the sawmill work is a little easier.

You make it look easy, at 63 you are still getting it done! 

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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2204 on: December 03, 2017, 07:15:48 pm »
Looking good :)
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2205 on: December 03, 2017, 07:40:26 pm »
More to do before spring, Can't have FF members over and be uncomfortable Bruno.
 :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2206 on: December 03, 2017, 07:42:42 pm »
Thanks ,nativewolf, I try.
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2207 on: December 03, 2017, 08:19:14 pm »
Nice, Peter!
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2208 on: December 03, 2017, 08:36:16 pm »
I need new glasses.
I'm thinking......

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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2209 on: December 04, 2017, 07:24:56 pm »
Welp today we started cutting a load of ties with da 70.  About 7hrs of cutting with two catchers and one pitcher we sawed 39 7x9 ties, 1200+- bf of cants and 1500+- bf of 5/4 flitches to turn into pallet stringers.  For the logs we were cutting it wasnt too bad, had to be houdini on alot of them to squeeze a tie out of.  Im thinking that if I had a good run of 12-14 diameter logs that were fairly straight we cud prolly cut 65+ ties in a day with the mill.  Still getting the feel for everything but Im tickled with the 70.  It is in fact a skookum choocher.  Also cut a guy out 200bf adk siding for his shed and he came and picked it up about 10 min after we cut it, just in the nick of time lol
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2210 on: December 04, 2017, 07:48:09 pm »
Welp today we started cutting a load of ties with da 70.  About 7hrs of cutting with two catchers and one pitcher we sawed 39 7x9 ties, 1200+- bf of cants and 1500+- bf of 5/4 flitches to turn into pallet stringers.  For the logs we were cutting it wasnt too bad, had to be houdini on alot of them to squeeze a tie out of.  Im thinking that if I had a good run of 12-14 diameter logs that were fairly straight we cud prolly cut 65+ ties in a day with the mill.  Still getting the feel for everything but Im tickled with the 70.  It is in fact a skookum choocher.  Also cut a guy out 200bf adk siding for his shed and he came and picked it up about 10 min after we cut it, just in the nick of time lol

what sort of tie pricing are you getting up there?

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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2211 on: December 04, 2017, 10:13:33 pm »
Wait till you get good with the 70,  :D :D :D
Get all set up like you want and you will do a 100 7x9 a day. 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2212 on: December 05, 2017, 06:43:37 am »
For sure Peter..and maybe if they made your .065 blades so I could cut faster :D .


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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2213 on: December 05, 2017, 09:44:39 am »
Try putting on two blades one inside the other.
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2214 on: December 05, 2017, 07:32:36 pm »
I would like to try a .065 1x 7 blades 4x4..

Had a customer from a lumber yard. :D :D :D :D
 

 
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2215 on: December 05, 2017, 10:15:34 pm »
Try putting on two blades one inside the other.

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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2216 on: December 07, 2017, 06:18:25 pm »
Cat man, I have air getting in the fuel line, Think it's coming from the new fuel pump that was put in.

 
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2217 on: December 08, 2017, 03:05:07 pm »
Oh man, it bugs me when the repairs need repairing.
Hope it's a quick and easy fix!
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2218 on: December 08, 2017, 06:15:33 pm »
New fuel pump was bad, He put in #2 new pump, All on warranty,
Good now, Maybe. :D :D :D :D :D :D

The biggest thing is the 30,000 bf of W Pine I ordered from 3 loggers.
I NEED LOGS. arg-smiley  :D :D :D :D
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Re: A day cutting wood
« Reply #2219 on: December 08, 2017, 10:02:02 pm »
DanG Peter, do you ever sleep?   
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