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  1. AndyChalmers

    Japa 370 processor premature bar wear

    yes both 1.5mm & matched. oregon 158SLGK095 bar & 21LP (34LG) oregon full chisel chain. I will get my verniers and measure them both to double check.
  2. AndyChalmers

    Weight of IBC cage full of split Ash

    yes a barrel full of concrete lol. normally tractors lift more than spec just tip over, mine just doesnt lift it nor tip.
  3. AndyChalmers

    Japa 370 processor premature bar wear

    interesting, its deffo a oregan bar & oregan chain and just phoned my supplier up and they only supply full chissel chains. Would you guys reccomend a semi chissel over a full on a processor? & why?
  4. I have a Japa 370 processor. I fitted a new chain & oregon pro-light 158SLGK095 bar not long ago. Cut about 20 m3, never sharpened chain and bar had worn badly, chain slops about and not cut straight. Turned bar over and perfect agian. sharpened chain & done another 15-20m3 and bars worn again. it doesnt seem to be cutting perfectly straight so measure the angle and only out a degree or so. I canrt see how to get it true again. Ive never had a problem in the past tho. Its lubing correctly just wearing the bar groove out so chain does not sit square. if i cut on the tip its perfect. Can anyone reccomend anything or recomend a harder wearing bar?
  5. AndyChalmers

    Weight of IBC cage full of split Ash

    new tractor spec is 400kg front forks limit. was told would easily lift a cage of logs hmmm. thats eaxactly what im looking for really. Then also going to make a 3 point linkage attachment for the back of my 4 ton dumper
  6. Hi, does anyone know what the weight would be of a steel IBC cage full of split Ash (9"). Both green & seasoned. Just purchased a new compact 30hp tractor with front loader expecting it to be fine and it wont lift them.
  7. AndyChalmers

    Looking for wood for firewood

    Are you still after some timber, Im based near easingwold. I can supply seasoned ash in 5ft lengths, 10ft or 12ft. different diameters. Or I can supply spruce the same (my preference for my log burner). Or I can cut & split. What qty and size do you prefer if your not already sorted?
  8. AndyChalmers

    Collapsible Bulk Bag frame

    If its as cheap and as light as 2 builders trestles then Im interested. All the purpose built ones I've seen are too heavy & expensive. eg fuelwoods ones.
  9. AndyChalmers

    Ebay issue - any ideas what to do about this one?

    I would message the seller, and get them on board. I think its the sellers responsibility until the goods have been recieved by the customer so technically its the sellers problem but in real life they have dove everything they can so not there fault however there responsibility. Put a ebay dispute on for the item not received, this will then lead to as PayPal refund. Its not Paypals fault however there fees cover buyers protection which sounds like it needs to be used.
  10. AndyChalmers

    Log cabin build vrs timber frame

    My planning application had the one with the balcony on it using round real logs. 3 years in the planning and I was addement on a real log cabin however Im Swaying for the Cedar Clad modern style timber frame now but with a covered decked area & balcony so a bit of both. Great point with reference to your comments on hiding the 1st & 2nd fix on the timber frame. I will however build a propper log cabin on a smaller scale myself, as been a childhood dream. Keep the comments comming. Then to find someone to build it
  11. AndyChalmers

    Log cabin build vrs timber frame

  12. AndyChalmers

    Log cabin build vrs timber frame

    I am on the verge of having some planning passed on 2 x log cabins over looking my lake & woodland. They are going to be for holiday lets. My planned idea of design is something 1.5 story like the 1st pic. However due to building it to building regs they want insulation on the inside defeating the log cabin point, plus not many log cabin builders about Im towing with the idea of a Timber framed cabin like the 2nd pic. What do you guys think http://premierloghomes.co.uk/images/slideshow/1426073379*37*front1.jpg
  13. AndyChalmers

    Architectural drawings for log cabins / timber frame houses.

    How were you findings in regards to construction method? This is what I would like
  14. AndyChalmers

    Log cabin home

    This has gone quite, did anything come of this Dean?
  15. AndyChalmers

    Architectural drawings for log cabins / timber frame houses.

    I have just found this post, how are you getting on? Seems like this thread has gone quite. Wish I found this thread earlier. We could have done it for real. I would love to know your findings as I am on the verge of building 2x holiday 1.5 story, 3 bed, log cabins plus more in a few years, after 3 years of bloody planning etc I think I have cracked it just not quite yet. Imminent tho. Im only down the road from you too. How have you got on?


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