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« on: January 16, 2013, 08:39:40 PM »
I know brands have been discussed a few times but im having trouble finding any other brand except oregon.   My harvester head uses the jet fit tail bars and I was wondering if anyone knew of another option, or does oregon have a patent on the jetfit design?

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Re: Bars
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 08:44:07 PM »
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Re: Bars
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2013, 08:50:06 PM »
But it says I have to be legal drinking age to enter :D

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Re: Bars
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2013, 08:55:33 PM »
how dose the jet fit attach to the head? i asked where i buy oregon bars they didnt really know. i use oregon and sthil and sthil chain

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Re: Bars
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2013, 09:05:32 PM »
 I used to run GB bars on my Timbco 28" sawhead ,but i don't know if there still in business.
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2013, 09:22:06 PM »
We run GB and GEM Bars on the Timbco and Delimbers

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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2013, 09:25:26 PM »
We buy GB s from a place in warshington. Gb doesn't seem to make a tail to fit my head though.   Ill take a pic of the jet fit.  It just slips into the bar clamp and when you fire up there's a couple little hyd pistons that pinch it in.

My oregon part number is 822hsfl149

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Re: Bars
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2013, 09:29:45 PM »
Maybe you could adapt a GB bar with a plasma cutter. ;D
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« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2013, 09:31:52 PM »
Id try but they don't make the right length. And I don't have a plasma cutter :D

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Re: Bars
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2013, 11:15:49 PM »
I just got a new brand of bar to use on my processor.  It's a black bar and made in Sweden I believe.  I'd have to look at it to get the name, I can't remember it.  It was the same price as an Oregon.  I bought it through Blockbuster.  There is probably somewhere online to find them.  I'll look to see what the name on it is.
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Re: Bars
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2013, 01:55:25 AM »
Canon makes custom bars, they make a fine product.
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« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2013, 03:56:51 PM »
Are you having problems with the tips going out of them .I seem to be going through a pile of them on the 1070 .

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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2013, 05:02:41 PM »
Not much trouble with tips this winter.  I did have a bad batch a while back. Sometimes only a couple hours on a tip.  Wierd. 

Just looking for another brand of bar to try. We ve been using GB s on our other harvester and they are working great. Very springy and easy to straighten. And lots cheaper.

I suppose I could try cannon but doubt they could custom build one for 80 bucks or less. 

What head are you running on the 1070?

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« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2013, 05:11:03 PM »
When i bent a GB bar on the  Timbco sawhead i had i would just run it back out and straighten it on the stump. at that time GB was only 60 miles north of me in Lancaster N.H.  the guys there were good to deal with.
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Re: Bars
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2013, 06:07:09 PM »
it has a 754 on it .

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« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2013, 05:00:47 PM »
Not much trouble with tips this winter.  I did have a bad batch a while back. Sometimes only a couple hours on a tip.  Wierd. 

Just looking for another brand of bar to try. We ve been using GB s on our other harvester and they are working great. Very springy and easy to straighten. And lots cheaper.

I suppose I could try cannon but doubt they could custom build one for 80 bucks or le
What head are you running on the 1070?
Pacific Trail in Oregon (?) claim to make top of the line bars but i havent used any yet. I did get a price from them today and they cost less than what I am paying for Oregon bars locally. I will probably try a couple unless anyone knows if they're not a good quality bar.
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Re: Bars
« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2013, 05:07:10 PM »
Not much trouble with tips this winter.  I did have a bad batch a while back. Sometimes only a couple hours on a tip.  Wierd. 

Just looking for another brand of bar to try. We ve been using GB s on our other harvester and they are working great. Very springy and easy to straighten. And lots cheaper.

I suppose I could try cannon but doubt they could custom build one for 80 bucks or le
What head are you running on the 1070?
Pacific Trail in Oregon (?) claim to make top of the line bars but i havent used any yet. I did get a price from them today and they cost less than what I am paying for Oregon bars locally. I will probably try a couple unless anyone knows if they're not a good quality bar.
  do you buy them from rd faulkner?

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« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2013, 06:19:06 PM »
Yes, is that where you buy from?
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« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2013, 06:23:43 PM »
Yes, is that where you buy from?
yes. mine uses 404 i belive its a whole lot cheaper than 3/4. 20 for a chain bars around 75.

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Re: Bars
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2013, 07:08:31 PM »
I have been using Oregon bars with very little trouble.  They are quite forgiving and I haven't had too many bar tips fail.  New bars here at a local dealer are around $62 and a chain is less than $20.  I would buy in bulk but the dealer claims they are selling these items for slightly more than cost to get you in the door.
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