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Rough Hewn

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  1. Cheers Steve[emoji106]
  2. Wanker Liar Frontier gibberish Bullshitter Fundamental snowflake. There’s your reasons. And mine for giving up on arbtalk.
  3. But I can see why most arborists and companies don’t post on here.
  4. It’s an Internet forum with many different opinions.
  5. What’s my business called?… How do you know my name?… Ok you think you’re calling me out. You think I’m intentionally lying and have done before. Well Mike this may come as a shock to you, It’s my opinion. I don’t write gospel.
  6. Mike I never took you for a troll before, What’s all this animosity about? Chain shrinkage? Bent crankshafts? Never knew you felt so strongly about them. Or me ?
  7. Been knocked back for worse jobs. What’s your issue Mike?
  8. To be honest I think shandy may be too much these days. Tea is by far my favourite drink. Shit. I got old. 🤣[emoji22][emoji106]
  9. You’re right mate I know FA. I’m going to have to send these prototype chainsaws back to the multinationals. Tell them I won’t be testing them anymore. Because a guy off the internet who’s never met me has got a chip on his shoulder about something? I haven’t posted hundreds of pictures of my work, dozens of videos. It’s all imaginary…… [emoji6][emoji106]
  10. Just spoken with the other arbtalker who was with me when we looked at that saw… But my opinion is gibberish. To you.
  11. Ok. You supply the saw, I’ll supply the chains. Let’s test it.
  12. Back in Brighton about 6? Years ago, There was a lad selling used power tools in a unit opposite. He brought over a 361 one day and asked if it was any good. When I pulled the starter cord the chain started moving, without the engine starting. Interesting I thought, so took off the side cover, bar and chain. When I pulled the starter cord the whole clutch housing rolled around, and not the way it should do. The bar and chain were toasted with burnt crap. Presumed over heated chain with repeated over tensioning then left to go cold. Can’t see any other way that could have happened.
  13. So after accusing me of digging a hole, then insulting me, Now you’re agreeing with me… Been on the juice this afternoon Mike?
  14. You can check the “play” in your chain easily. Hold a section of several drive links. Push and pull them. New chains have no play, old chains will contract and extend very slightly. This is caused by the rivets grinding the tie straps, and….. Poorly maintained chain tension. [emoji106]
  15. Write something constructive Mike. I do have a little experience in these matters. [emoji106]
  16. Saw a short video on Instagram by arborestry
  17. Ash is in lockdown. Can’t move,buy or sell ash as a living tree. I was going to plant a load at a clients. Might have to start collecting keys. [emoji106]
  18. The other thing a stretched chain will do is snap. Not fun.(often with bad filing too). [emoji106]
  19. A new chain will stretch. A hot chain will stretch more. A cold chain contracts. I’ve had a 361 shown to me with the whole clutch mechanism doing loops. People who are new to saws often have difficulty tensioning chains. [emoji106]
  20. Yes, To tension, lift the nose of the bar up an inch, The chain should be loose. Tighten until the chain comes completely into contact with the bar. (Still holding the nose up) Chain should move freely with a little resistance. Then tighten off bolts and release nose. Once you’ve done a few cuts it’ll be a bit slack with a new chain. Loosen nuts, lift nose, retension, tighten nuts, release nose. Don’t forget to loosen nuts and detension after cutting, chain should be slack. [emoji106]
  21. Grow your own? [emoji6][emoji106]
  22. Can’t drink booze that tastes of mud… 🤷🏽‍♂️[emoji6][emoji106]
  23. Get a rag and rub a bit of chain oil on the bar before you use it. When bedding a new engine in… Try not to Rev it too much outside of a log. After each tank of fuel, give it 45-60 minutes to cool. Keep the chain tensioned correctly. If it sags after a few cuts,normal for a new chain. When you’ve retensioned and finished the first tank YOU MUST detension the chain or it will stretch as it cools possibly bending the crankshaft. [emoji106]
  24. Yew is very slow growing, Especially if you prune the leaders… [emoji106]


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