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I got my new "Toy" !

Post in 'The Gear' started by Big Donnie Brasco, May 15, 2013.

  1. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    I have NEVER owned a chainsaw before, so I am seriously stoked to have this sweet "Dexterized" Stihl 036 as my first!!

    I have already spent 2 hours in my basement practicing the "full throttle, full choke, half choke" business! And installing the chain and bar. Tomorrow I will fire up the beast and "cut some cookies" and buck some logs to get m feet wet!

    * I wonder if my neighbors would mind if I did it now! :p

    I've said it before and I will say it again and again... if you EVER need another saw, and c'mon you can never have TOO many!.... Dexter is your guy! VERY honest straight shooting man of integrity !!!

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  2. Bigfoot

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    From what I read this is a sweet firewood saw.
    I don't think the neighbors would mind. They probably wouldn't know it was you anyhow unless you told them about the new saw =)[/quote]
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  3. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Great looking saw.
    20" bar ?

    Gas & bar oil tanks filled up & you'll be making chips fly.
    Have fun, be safe !

    Gonna tackle some hedge this weekend?
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  4. NH_Wood

    NH_Wood Minister of Fire

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    Saw looks in great condition - let us know how you like it and congrats!!! Cheers!
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  5. maple1

    maple1 Minister of Fire

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    Must be the perspective of the picture - that bar looks huge.
  6. jdp1152

    jdp1152 Minister of Fire

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    Dexterized?
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  7. swagler85

    swagler85 Minister of Fire

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    He bought the saw fom Dexter a member on here who fixed it up
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  8. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    Yea... Just the way I shot it... On purpose :) its a 20" bar
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  9. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    Wonderful looking piece of equipment. Is it true what they say about the size of a man's feet, and the size of his bar?;lol
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  10. Sean McGillicuddy

    Sean McGillicuddy Burning Hunk

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    We want to see some dirty and nasty pics!>>
    That saw is to clean..Go get it dirty!
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  11. lukem

    lukem Minister of Fire

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    I dunno, looks pretty rough to me. There's clearly a smudge on the bar. For a saw that is only 15-20 years old, I would expect much more. I think ol' Dex pulled a fast one on ya. ;)
  12. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Its got an es bar and bump spikes......Perfect! Not sure if the orange is popping enough though.
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  13. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Wait till you crack the throttle and lay them teeth into some wood. You think you are exited now.....==c

    Edit: Be aware, this is a fairly powerful unit. Approach your cuts as though you think the saw is going to try and jump off the log and get you. As you get some trigger time you will become familiar with it, but in the beginning consider every cut the next most dangerous. Move deliberately.
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  14. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    That's good advice for anyone.
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  15. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    Oh if I had a nickel for every time I had to tell someone that!

    All kidding aside, I will be ULTRA careful and wear my PPE !!

    Thank you!

    BDB
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  16. Danno77

    Danno77 Minister of Fire

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    very nice!
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  17. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    Dexterized:past participle, past tense of Dextered (Verb)

    Verb
    1. Bring back to a perfect running state.
    2. Return (someone or something) to better than new running condition.

    3. To clean and tune a saw so Bad@ss that your friends are ashamed to show up with the toys they use!
  18. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    I got me a set of some crazy West Coast dawgs to put on it too !! :eek:
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  19. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Oh,crap next come the chrome bar......Maybe a tachometer and ported muff modd. Call it the 440 killer. _g
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  20. lukem

    lukem Minister of Fire

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    660 killer.

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  21. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco Feeling the Heat

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    Just saying that a "muff-mod" MAY already be in place.... and MAYBE fire-flame decals have been ordered .... maybe ;)
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  22. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    lukem Minister of Fire

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    A "MAGNUM" sticker add 25% more HP. Or so I've been told.
  24. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Just having a little fun. 036 should be pretty well open muff compared to the 361. I had an 036 and a 361 and there just about as nice as you can get for firewood saw. Keep it simple and keep it sharp!
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  25. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Yep that's a fact! :p And you always see the magnum stickers on the big end of the stick ;)

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