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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by jatoxico, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. jatoxico

    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    Posted a thread with same name last year so this is a sequel. Sandy blew through and took the tops off of several large trees behind my house. She also layed over a bunch of stuff. So I started in cleaning things up with my trusty 16" McCulloch electric ;lol.

    Mostly oak but also some hickory and a little maple. Have a ways to go but so far a decent amount of hard wood and it's a freebie!

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  2. bluedogz

    bluedogz Minister of Fire

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    [quote="jatoxico, post: 1324542, member: 18212"So I started in cleaning things up with my trusty 16" McCulloch electric[/quote]

    Tendinitis, here we come.
  3. TimJ

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    nice little stash of wood..........nice addition to them as well
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  4. jatoxico

    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    Getting pretty set for a couple years from now. Could use a little more dry stuff for this and next year after that I should good to go for a while.
  5. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    How is that little electric saw? Does it run off a battery or do you have to run a cord to it? Can you compare it to another saw?
  6. jatoxico

    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    I don't think they had cordless when I got this thing ;lol. I'm not the guy to ask about saws. I've run a few gas saws but couldn't tell you what they were. I'll say when the chain is sharp it does well, but it's slow compared to gas. The biggest stuff I cut today was 10-11" across and it didn't exactly rip through it. It is so darn convenient though. When your in a situation where you're constantly putting down the saw (like today) to move something, its great. That's not to mention...quiet.

    The poor thing is past it's prime, Chain guard/brake is busted off, oiling system is leaking badly etc. I will get a gas saw soon but I think I'll always have an electric.
  7. Backwoods Savage

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    Jatoxico, I got a new one that might interest you. I'll probably make a new post about it but have only used it once so far. Super light weight and that is what I needed for now. Stihl 180 for $200.00
  8. jatoxico

    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    I think I read a thread where you talked a little about it. How do you like it? If you make a new thread I'll be sure to follow it.
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    Like I said, I haven't used it much yet but love it so far.
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    jatoxico Minister of Fire

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    I'll take a look at it online. Saws were at a premium around here due to the hurricane, don't know if things are back to normal yet.
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    That reminds me of last July when the big wind hit us. Guy in saw shop said he sold more chain saws than he had the previous winter.

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