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No it's cutting nicely - you got the oiler turned up full?

 

Wonder if it's worth you having another bar to see if it makes a difference... up to you we could do you a deal on it - I've used the PMX chain with the 880 without a snapped chain but I prob don't do enough bulk work anymore to give a good judgement or not.

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4 hours ago, westphalian said:

I dunno but this doesn’t look like I’m forcing itemoji8.png

I can see the problem Strait away !  Its those dungarees , they are all wrong and , not once did you do a neck roll and show your stubble .

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8 hours ago, billpierce said:

What sprocket are you using? Gustharts sold a lad i mill for the wrong 3/8 sprocket for lo pro on 660, which caused premature chain wear

turned oil to max, will mill on sunday

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18 hours ago, westphalian said:

mostly N spruce and larch

That set up should roar thru it -from pic yr chain blunt. Get powered grinder n take time to get used to it, don't sound like yr doing anything wrong. K

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What would you recommend to prevent my chain snapping?
I mill on a Logosol M8, softwoods only. MS661 with this bar I bought from your good selvesIMG_1966.jpg.6107c51546023777e07418cf7755fc46.jpg
Using these Lo Pro’s from yourselves
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Sharpening with thisIMG_1969.thumb.jpg.6995de0a2e6a6536624369c6c5312fff.jpg
After a couple of snapped chains I switched from 10% tilt to 0% but a total of 5 snapped chains in as many months (I repair them myself , the cutter having snapped)
Different bar or different chain??
Thanks


Get a decent chain grinder.
Re set all teeth and depth gauges.
Check your depth gauges with a straight edge and feeler gauge
Don't grind into the tie strap.
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15 hours ago, Ratman said:

Some part dancing around and mincing at the start there, but your wrist action soon came together towards the end!

...I try forcing it this morning, but She told be to get out of bed n make the tea . K

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