Gave the Husky 142 and new chain a work out

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  1. streeter69

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    Today, I tried to kill my new chain. The new VX chain did awesome! I had my 85 F-250 loaded down heavy (@2ft over cab). I went thru a gallon of gas and the chain kept on cutting (lodge pole pine). When I go home, I decide to hit that nasty tamarack that killed my factory chain in a couple of cuts. This chain ate it up like it was butter and kept on going :coolsmile:
     
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    I had no idea what a Tamarack was so had to lookup . .looks like its a Northern tree (Canada, Alaska) but also grows in AZ ?
     
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    Tamarack or tamarisk, I have been told either name. It grow in washes, what we call dried up streams that only run when it rains. Lots of silica and dirt in the wood.
     
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    In the northern climes, tamarack is the same thing as larch.
     
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