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Yeah the metal flag orientates the chain, and shows you the orientation too. the double sided chain you posted can still orientate itself on its side, you need that metal flag in my limited experience.

 

It is expensive, but for me, its paid for itself this week already.

 

Sorry to hear about your back @bigtreedon

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It’s surprising how easy a chainsaw chain will cut manually.  We tied a section of chain to a piece of rope each end a couple years ago to fell an ash tree that a large limb had fallen into and was subsequently hung up in

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Thank u mate it's my back unfortunately


Sorry to hear about this Don. Wishing you a speedy recovery and a sense of peace right now. I remember you said you’d been suffering with it for a while. Take it easy.
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7 hours ago, bigtreedon said:

Thank you all for your thoughts I leave hospital today road to recovery starts now

Recovery sounds like a great word. No matter what, keep on forwards.

 

gws

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Pressure on my spine the pain was bad for years but but had just learnt to try and get on with it bu5 last weekend by back started to spasm and the pain unlike any other this went on for few days took Monday off couldn't work tried but I was useless then went down to near you to remove th beech it's the only tree to of brought tears to my eyezs the pain was not the most scrary part it was that my nerv signals to my legs had working so i xaoukdnt balacs take pgope steps totally immobile so i drove b back Yorkshire and 24hrs later am laid in hospital after spinal op



All the best bud.

Hope everything works out good for you
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On 14/01/2019 at 08:28, Taupotreeman said:

Yes, I know the bar is upside down for some but it screws with their OCD.IMG_20190112_203719_863.jpeg

take a picture from the other side

 

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It's because you're in the southern hemisphere Ian.

 

If you bought that saw up here it would cut backwards.

 

I haven't got any experience of the mid-range Echo's, but my mini 2511 is a little belter.

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