Worlds slowest processor !

Post in 'The Gear' started by Pallet Pete, Apr 13, 2013.

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    That hurts to watch.
     
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    I made it to about 3 minutes .
     
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    That chain is sooooooooo dull and slow !
     
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    I think if he cut the wood to length with a bow saw he could speed things up quite a bit.
     
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    Yup, yup. I am still awake. OMG!


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    Wow - agonizingly slow, AND there were several cuts in the video! A 1:18, and 1:47 while the worlds slowest winch pulls the log up the chute, 2:01 while the winch cable is removed, then 2:29 the worlds slowest saw magically 'jumps' from scratching the surface to about a bar width deep. I give up after that!

    I think in the cold and snow, I'd actually prefer doing a bit of work to keep warm. I always say the only thing worse than working in the cold is standing around in it!
     
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    I learned how to knit and created a sweater before the 1st piece was cut and split lol..

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    I'm just hoping that he has it on turtle speed to demonstrate how it all works.
     
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    I assume this is a home made machine? Painfully slow for a wood processor, but perhaps still faster than all of those steps done individually. If he got a much faster winch, a sharper chain with maybe more RPM and leverage on the saw, and split while winching, output would be dramatically improved.
     
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    Probably homemade, and it does say 'Poor mans...' so it could easily be from scrounged parts, etc. Sounds like it may be powered by a briggs lawn mower engine. Plus it is somewhat of a science to get hydraulic components which all 'work' together... you can easily get too big of a cylinder, too small an engine, or a mis-sized pump. Best thing to do with that would be to part it out for cash, then buy a nice saw and splitter.
     
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    I got drunk and sober before the saw hit the log !

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    I cant believe I watched the whole darn thing without crying.

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    That wood will rot before it gets to the end of the processor:eek:.
     
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    I took a nap.
    Seriously, I'm not real quick but could have had that 1st log c/s/s by the time he got it to the fine example of a saw that was mounted.
     
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    well i suppose the slow processing time will give the other trees plenty of time to grow and mature before he gets to starts working on them ......
     
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    The good thing is that the tree regenerated from the stump before he was done processing it. Now that's sustainable forestry practice!
     
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    Wood is seasoned before he is done with one log! I wonder how many books one could read while putting up wood like that?
     
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    Wow I sobered up and had to recharge while watching that..... It is very low impact by the looks of things. Maybe he can't do what he used to/has all the time in the world.
     
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    Meh. The guy built it, and it works. More than I could accomplish.

    The chain looks like it's throwing decent chips, just looks like it is moving painfully slow.
     
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    I didn't even make it to the point of the log hitting the ramp.!!!
     
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    Thank God for ff
    I wander if he uses a cup when he uses the small log lift, that would hurt!
     
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    If he wants to give it to me, I'll take it.
     
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    So would I and then take it apart and weld up a porch swing with a winch for auto swing to rock me to sleep !

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