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    Buying a new Sawhorse

    You make some good points. I had narrowed down to the 300kg f/m and a smart log holder. Which one do you have? The top where the log is clamped do you have the sort with one bar like the Maktika or with 2 bars that requires the log to be fed in rather than slotted from the side.
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    Buying a new Sawhorse

    Interested in this. I looked at a few videos of these in action and I thought the guard didn't look that robust. I was concerned that only one side of the guard remains in contact with the log resulting in a slight twisting action and over time this would result in the guard bending, one day coming into contact with the chain
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    Buying a new Sawhorse

    I've been looking at sawhorses and I like the Forest Master Ultimate Sawhorse https://forest-master.com/products/saw-horse/ultimate-saw-horse2017-03-22-16-01-21-detail However I've seen a Draper version of the Sawhorse https://www.drapertools.com/product/32274/Heavy-Duty-Log-Stand-(300Kg) Does anyone know if there is a difference in these 2 sawhorses? Or do you suggest a different sawhorse? Thanks in advance
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    Which electric saw

    I have a Husqvarna 536 LiXP and I use the standard battery that came with it. It will go through 10" oak at a push. The battery on eco mode will run out in under half an hour and obviously the harder you work it the quicker the battery will drain
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    Stihl 028 Super rebuild

    I've since found a YouTube video of a 028 woodboss compression test and a 160psi is excellent so I am very happy. As this is and old saw and has probably sat in my uncle's shed for a long time is there anything that you suggest I check is OK
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    Stihl 028 Super rebuild

    Hi all a couple of years ago I rebuilt my grandad's stihl 021 - It needed a new crank case as, being plastic, the saw had chewed it up. Anyway I learnt a lot rebuilding that saw. So this year my Uncle passed away :-( and having no family of his own his estate passed to me, my brother and my sister. I've been clearing his house which has been sad. However I was delighted to find in his falling down shed a Stihl 028 super. It looked in great condition and as he was an agricultural engineer I took it home looking forward to trying out. Imagine my disappointment when I poured the fuel in and it flowed straight out all over my workbench! There was a crack through the tanks seam. I managed to get a replacement tank off a bloke in France (thanks ebay) and with a new fuel line and filter I have rebuilt the saw. I've just given it a pressure test and its showing just over 160psi. However not being an expert I don't know how good this is so please let me know. Thanks in advance.
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    Shop Thieves

    Anyone owning a shop please take a loo at this Facebook post https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1600338630093230&id=275936485866791
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    Looking for a cheap saw

    A friend of mine is starting out using a saw fow cutting down smaller trees and cord wood. He's got £200 to spend. I wondered weather to steer him away from basic home owner saws and go for a second hand saw or get something like a stihl 181
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    Cortisone Injection...??

    Try resting it - might be worth trying a sports injury physio to see what they recommend. I would avoid the cortisone until other avenues are explored Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Don't you have to be careful with eucalyptus, I thought that it left deposits from burning in the chimney that are flamable leading to increased risk of chimney fire? Sent from my LG-D855 using Tapatalk
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    Removal of fly wheel

    Decided to grow a pair! Left the nut on and hit it - came off perfectly, thanks Now to check wear on the bearings, rings etc...
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    Removal of fly wheel

    Go easy on me as I'm new to chainsaw maintenance...... I am changing out the crankcase on my grandfather's stihl 021. I have managed to take off the bolt holding the flywheel to the crankshaft however it still seems stuck on. From what I can find online it seems that you've got to hit the thing with a mallet and then use a flat head screw driver to free it up! I just wanted to be sure that this is what I'm supposed to do as I don't generally like hitting things if I don't have to Sent from my LG-D855 using Tapatalk
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    Blanking grommet help

    Hi all I have bought a Stihl 021c crankcase to repair my 021 chainsaw - I had some duff advice :-( The only difference I am aware of between the crankcases is the return hole in the fuel tank - please tell me if I'm wrong So my idea to make the 021c crankcase useable is to replace the return grommet (part no. 0000 989 0816) with a blanked or blind grommet. Is this a good idea and does anyone know where could I find such a grommet? Thanks in advance
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    Stihl 021 Vs 021c

    Are crap I've gone and bought a new crankcase Sent from my LG-D855 using Tapatalk
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    Stihl 021 Vs 021c

    Thanks for the reply Sent from my LG-D855 using Tapatalk


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