FINALY cut some wood............. "LIKE BUTTAH" !

Big Donnie Brasco Posted By Big Donnie Brasco, May 18, 2013 at 2:19 PM

  1. Big Donnie Brasco

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    Gotta keep it short, she's beckoning me back outside to make some more chips!

    This thing just SLIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDES on through the logs, and I just let the weight of the saw and the pulling action do all the work!

    Considering I NEVER started or ran a saw before I am pretty proud!

    This sweet machine started after only a few pulls after being shipped DRY, then every warm start was one pull, and that is using 40:1 with the crap 91 octain stuff.

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  2. TreePointer

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    Congrats! A good pro saw is extra dangerous because it's soooo easy to become addicted. We'll notify the neighbors that no tree is safe within a 500 yard radius. :)

    FYI, rou can run 50:1 with good 2-cycle oil. If you ran it "out of the box," I'd consider taking it to a good Stihl shop to get it tuned properly or tune it yourself.

    And if you haven't seen them yet, watch the Stihl chainsaw videos. Great for n00bs:
    http://www.stihlusa.com/information/videos/#chain-saw-safety-ope
     
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  3. BrotherBart

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    With apologies to Ray Charles.

    Oh, it's filing time again, you need to sharpen
    I can see that far away look in your eyes
    I can tell by the way it's making sawdust
    That it won't be long before it's filing time.

    Nice work ya done there. Keep enjoying that bad boy.
     
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  4. smokinj

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    Now bring them rakers down just a tick 35 degree on the angle! ;)
     
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    Now your addicted.
    You had your chance, but now you made chips fly & experienced the thrill.
    We tried to tell you.

    Look out hedge, Donnie has you in his sights ;)
     
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  6. Big Donnie Brasco

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    I dont even know what you just said! :)
     
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  7. raybonz

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    Looks good Don and nice saw that can handle most anything! Nothing wrong with 91 octane fuel in a chainsaw BTW it is what Stihl recommends using..

    Ray
     
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    Learning to read in "j" takes time.

    That helmet is too shiny, Don. Time to get some hours on it!
     
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    Guys...just because Donnie bought an 036 doesn't mean he's addicted.

    oh wait...he named it "Dexter..." nevermind. ;)
    Enjoy that bad boy, Brasco!
     
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    Great job on getting the right saw and cutting the wood, I'd hate to be your neighbors being that close..... Ha just kidding, enjoy, do you have a fire pit near by? If not, you better work on one, you need to burn any scrap, dust, uglies, ect, get going and be safe...
     
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    Ps. Do you know what you are cutting there?
     
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    Now your rockin, let the chips fly :cool:
     
  13. geoff1969

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    good equipment will all ways help to make a job much easier . just remember wear the safety gear and take plenty of breaks and if filling drowsy -tired or any thing stop completly ... your time is your own and you will all ways find more of it ... cheers have fun .
     
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    I didn't have my glasses on but it LOOKED like logs! ;)


    I know I had a lot of hackberry, but other that that I think maybe some maple, and something that smelled like a Pig farm on the inside!! :eek:

    I am just a little sore today!
     
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    Most around here mis-identify hackberry as elm. Even had one arborist tell me my big hackberry is an elm. :rolleyes:

    Dunno what could smell like a pig farm, but some swamp oaks smell like piss. ;sick
     
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    Glad it's running good for you... (Knew it would ;))

    After your 40:1 is gone, just run 50:1 (I told him to run 40:1 for the break in)

    Keep it maintained, and chain sharp, and it will last long time.
     
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    It's a good sore!!At least you know why your'e sore!
    Let the fun begin Don!
     
  18. HittinSteel

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    red oak smells like poo
     
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    I disagree. I think that sharp smell is more like steak sauce. I like it.
     
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    I've run into a few that made me think that I was in a cow pasture, and they were all pin oak. My understanding is that a fungus causes this.

    Most oak smells wonderful to me! Like oak boards at the lumber yard.
     
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  21. Big Donnie Brasco

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    Going to cut some ASH and a Shagbark Hickory soon! .. and some Hedge :)
     
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    How's your chain sharpening Skills?
     
  24. HittinSteel

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    You are right.....around here, we do not differentiate much between a pin and a northern red, but what I have been cutting is pin and it smells like poo.
     
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    Told ya you were gonna like that saw.;)

    Now that you have it in your hands with a little run time - do you still think you need a little saw??
     
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