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  1. I have a few customers always wanting alder for cooking with, have you seen those portable pizza ovens?
  2. We used ash last year, customers loved it, just set the machine so it splits like pencils, using doug fir this year, have used poplar also, never had any issues [emoji106]
  3. Is that a HT70 ? if so are you planning on running it with an accumulator tank ? great burner [emoji106]
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    One of these would be great ! Failing that 42gram no 2 ?
  5. Here is a quick video of the transaw cutting blanks, they are short just under 6 inch i think, always surprises me how dead parallel the two ends are, you notice this when stacking on a pallet and get the height but still have stability, you cannot see the log clamp arm but it clamps the log back so the cut is square, have seen others that clamp the top, enjoy and keep on chopping http://
  6. This is the Rescue, we made it through the first year, he is a real grumpy boy who wants minimal interaction with humans, he has been mistreated so very wary, i just leave him alone and every now and then he will come and give me the odd nip or light mauling, he thinks it highly amusing if he gets a reaction
  7. Valid point, i guess i have a requirement to sharpen my own and as a spin off i could do others, i guess really i should buy what i think i need and if it picks up others then it’s a bonus, i mainly use .404 and 3/8, use about 100 ft of each per year, currently just spin them up use them for about 1500-2000 cuts then hang them on a nail in the barn, sometimes that’s only a days use, very conscious that iam getting a bit of extra time and so should look at sharpeners question is what to go for ? if iam talking about 50 chains of my own a year can i justify an automatic machine and would you want one given a choice ?
  8. Looking at kit to grind chains, would need to cover the full range upto .404, a full auto is circa 3k which is difficult to justify, seen the logosol which looks good, but don’t know what they are really like, also seen the stihl usg looks good but manual operation, thinking there could be a market for sharpening chains for others, but appreciate it could be limited, what’s everybody tend to use, any input appreciated, cheers, and keep on chopping [emoji106]
  9. Well had another load in today and so asked and was told straight away elm, it’s not made easier trying to id just from pictures but i really appreciate the input, Mick Dempsey was spot on [emoji471]?
  10. It looks like a heavyweight hardwood, tight grained, i think Mick could be right, the bark looks like some pictures i have seen of elm, if it is elm then i won’t be feeding it through the processor, i need some new doors in the old house [emoji23]
  11. Here’s some more pics and also what i think the leaf maybe, i say that as ian not sure 100 percent that the leaf was associated with the stem but it was in very close proximity
  12. It was bought in with one of the loads of timber, it has a grain similar to a cherry or other fruit, but the bark is different [emoji848] there is a bit of mould similar to the way Alder goes ?
  13. I have this in the stack, any input as regards species greatly appreciated
  14. That’s the Badger, don’t mind if it needs a bit of work, failing that i may have to look at making one, they did one which had an automatic mini hammer to close up the rails prior to regrinding the channel, been wanting one for years, just don’t see them, more popular in the states where timber size dictates large and more expensive bars [emoji106]


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