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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2015, 06:49:58 PM »
i just ordered (and received) my YELLOW 78 1/2" Logrite. Is it aluminum?  It is HEAVY!!!

Sorry been trying to shovel out of all the snow but back now.

yes, the handle is all aluminum!

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2015, 06:51:47 PM »
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Blue is not a color occurring in nature so it is more visible

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okay, you got me there.  I guess they can't hide too many places!

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2015, 07:01:52 PM »
Robin eggs are blue too.
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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2015, 07:47:00 PM »
Wow tough crowd!  I guess I could have been more specific.  Logrite blue is not the color of grass, leaves, trees, wood, rocks or natural items where you would most likely use our tools.

I liked the customer I had today - he requested we make his Xtreme handle blue because he paints all his things blue, so if we didn't he was going to do it anyway.  He told me he even took apart his little tractor so he could paint it blue  ;)

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2015, 03:44:23 PM »
Tractors should be red, but I did take your advice and painted my choker chains blue. If the snow ever stops and I can get back to cutting I'll try them out!

 

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2015, 04:16:46 PM »
I'm sure you will be able to see them anywhere. ;)

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« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2015, 03:30:25 PM »
Tractors should be red, but I did take your advice and painted my choker chains blue. If the snow ever stops and I can get back to cutting I'll try them out!

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I just noticed them chains.  They are the color of a very objectionable university football team about 35 miles north of here.  If you're going to paint them blue, please finish the job ;)

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2015, 04:08:17 PM »
 I think the two orange cant hooks I have are pretty visible and work great!  Of course my LT35 is orange and did not keep me from hitting the log stop the other day.  :-\  Had to happen sometime.  Maybe I should paint it blue!

Lynn if you have not already replaced the pitcher and bowl at least you have a gift idea!

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« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2015, 06:48:26 PM »
Yup, I can give her a new Blue cant hook.   logrite_cool
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« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2015, 06:52:44 PM »
 

 
 

 
When it starts getting dark, mine show up quite well.   ;D
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« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2015, 08:12:32 PM »
Smart addition with the reflective tape!

I was not thinking of a new cant for Pat but rather a new pitcher and bowl set.  But you gift what you think best!

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« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2015, 09:27:50 PM »
I knew what your were thinking about but I will never bring it up and remind her.  Those items were very old and irreplaceable......but she still could replace me.   :o
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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2015, 09:08:05 AM »
when looking at all the pics, the first thing I see is blue but maybe I'm biased ;D 

Magicman - that reflective tape is a good idea!

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Re: Why we're blue
« Reply #33 on: July 19, 2015, 09:38:03 AM »
Magicman, how many times did you have to drive away from a job right at dark, and forget something, to come up with the reflector tape? 

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« Reply #34 on: July 19, 2015, 11:31:59 AM »
Magicman, how many times did you have to drive away from a job right at dark, and forget something, to come up with the reflector tape?

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« Reply #35 on: July 19, 2015, 03:46:04 PM »
Most all of my tools wear the reflective tape, and have for many years.   ;D
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« Reply #36 on: December 10, 2015, 09:41:25 AM »
Most all of my tools wear the reflective tape, and have for many years.   ;D

Awesome idea!

As for my chains, the blue was great while it lasted which wasn't very long unfortunately! You can see just some of the remnants if you look close enough. Painting chains doesn't work so hot....  :(

 

 

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« Reply #37 on: December 10, 2015, 10:54:15 AM »
Tractors should be red, but I did take your advice and painted my choker chains blue. If the snow ever stops and I can get back to cutting I'll try them out!

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I just noticed them chains.  They are the color of a very objectionable university football team about 35 miles north of here.  If you're going to paint them blue, please finish the job ;)

I thought the same thing.

I've been painting my property lines with blue paint. Seems to be working pretty good, sticks right out.
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« Reply #38 on: December 10, 2015, 11:07:11 AM »
Foresters in our area suggested painting the property lines with anything BUT blue. They use blue here to mark the trees that need to come down, not stay. Maybe different in your area?

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« Reply #39 on: December 10, 2015, 11:22:20 AM »
Foresters in our area suggested painting the property lines with anything BUT blue. They use blue here to mark the trees that need to come down, not stay. Maybe different in your area?

That's interesting. I have no idea guess I need to do some checking.

The forestry Co I bought the land from used red paint on trees and rocks to mark lines and orange metal rods for some corners. My plan has been to get my lines marked using T posts painted a blue very much like LogRites and then sliding PVC over the top also painted blue.
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