Manly man saw

Larry in OK Posted By Larry in OK, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:21 PM

  1. Larry in OK

    Larry in OK
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    Saw this monster at a show this afternoon.
    One of those tools that will either make a man out of you or make you wish you were one.

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  2. Realstone

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    Wow. Can you guess at the size and weight of the beast?
     
  3. Thistle

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    Old gear drive Homelite maybe? Dont look like a Disston from what I can see...
     
  4. fossil

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    I already know that, beyond any doubt, I am a man. I've nothing more to prove to anyone. I want nothing to do with that machine whatsoever...even if one of you guys volunteered for that third handle on the far end to help me get the beast into position. :rolleyes:
     
  5. amateur cutter

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    I think Thistle has it right, old Homey. I helped a guy fix a bar on one of those monsters once. As a reward, I got to run the "guts" end of it at a show while he ran the "glory" end. That was a little before anti vibe, & muffler technology had been thought of. Saw weighed somewhere north of 40 lbs. I think. 3/4 pitch chain that weighed about as much as my 192t, 48" bar that weighed in @ about what my 026 is, & the power head weighed about as much as a small 4 cyl engine. It was all fun till my teeth shook loose, & my ears started to bleed.:eek: I would not want to work one of those monsters all day. A C
     
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  6. simple.serf

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    Motor doesn't look like a homelite to me. Too boxy. I'm not as familiar with their pre wwII stuff though.
     
  7. Larry in OK

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    Got a couple of more picss of the monster today.

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  8. Danno77

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  9. Thistle

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    Mall!! For long as I remember a local saw & tool sharpening shop had a 6ft Mall bar w/roller nose & 3/4 pitch chain hanging on east wall behind the counter.I knew the owner & 2 of the managers working there.Asked them a couple times if they'd ever sell it..... Nope.After over 30 yrs they moved to a new location about 5 yrs ago,I havent been there yet to see if they still have it....
     
  10. onetracker

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  11. lukem

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    Looks like an old cast iron Kohler for an engine (not really, but looks it). Its probably pretty light...under 100lbs for sure...:p
     

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