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Chain/Bar oil

Post in 'The Gear' started by NextEndeavor, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Freakingstang

    Freakingstang Feeling the Heat

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    mine too.... although cutting for next year never hurts... i'd rather run a saw in 10 degrees than 95 degrees....

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  2. Freakingstang

    Freakingstang Feeling the Heat

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    how much lighter is it? real world feel? I want one bad after running this 550xp... this muff modded only 550xp is STROOOOOOOONG
  3. firecracker_77

    firecracker_77 Minister of Fire

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    Looks like you are ready to do battle with any home invaders stupid enough to make their way into your house. This is what America is about
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  4. Nixon

    Nixon Minister of Fire

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    Can't honestly say that I've weigh either saw. The 562 is wearing a tech lite bar ,and feels noticeably lighter than the 372.
    It's definitely easier on fuel and the back after a few hours of use . But then , I'm on old retired fart,so take that for what it cost ya . :) I'll put it this way, if I had to sell one,it would be the 372 .
  5. Freakingstang

    Freakingstang Feeling the Heat

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    awesome!, that's what I wanted to hear-quite a bit lighter....that to me is real world weight.... i've got two 372's so i may sell one...
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  6. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    That alone makes a huge difference.
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  7. Boog

    Boog Minister of Fire

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    I bought about 16 gallons years back when TSC had it on sale for about $2.50/gal............ still have 3 left in the last milk jug crate I was storing them in!
  8. ScotO

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    I remember us talking about this last year but forgot to give it a try.......I'll have to pick up a couple bottles at the dollar store and give it a try.....
  9. Boog

    Boog Minister of Fire

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    Me too. I found a really outdated gallon in the back of the pantry that I'd bought for the "fry-daddy" some time ago. I was thinking of just dumping it in my #2 fuel oil tank, cutting with it would definitly be better!
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  10. JustWood

    JustWood Minister of Fire

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    Most fryer oil is canola. Get some changed out oil - settle it for a month and filter through denim.
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  11. ScotO

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    Zap and Smokinj both had mentioned using it for milling with the chainsaw instead of using bar oil (milling with the chainsaw uses up quite a bit of oil), and they said it works very well. I meant to try it out when we had that discussion, but forgot all about it! I'm definitely gonna try it next time out.

    Lee, that's a great idea! I'll get some from my local hot wing haunt up the mountain!
  12. Boog

    Boog Minister of Fire

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    I checked that oil and no-good, its "Crisco Pure Vegetable Oil", says soybean oil on the label. Problem is is all crystalized up out in the garage sitting next to the still liquid old TSC stuff. If you guys think "soybean oil", is still ok for the saw in warmer temps where its liquid (but not the middle of summer necessarily) I'll still use it. If not, I'll find other uses for it.

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