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Re: Sawing Full Time
« Reply #60 on: April 22, 2019, 03:12:00 AM »
Glad to see you are getting your exercise in. 
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« Reply #61 on: April 22, 2019, 07:22:35 AM »
Did you ever find out what the show stopper was deep in the log?
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« Reply #62 on: April 22, 2019, 10:03:00 PM »
Southside, I sure didn't. Never had time to check it out. Finished the job and just now got to my room. Worn slam out. I'll figure board footage here shortly. Meeting another customer and his logs early in the morning. 
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« Reply #63 on: April 22, 2019, 11:35:45 PM »
I'll triple check my math tomorrow but it looks like 8830BF. Bedtime. Back up in 6 hours. Big syp job tomorrow. I started running 1.5" wide .055" thick 7 Kasko blades today and it has turned my sawmill into a wood chewing beast. I was sawing 12" wide syp 4x12's almost as fast as you can walk. That Cat51hp was grunting today. Lumber flat as can be, even through the occasional big knot. Kicking myself for not using these earlier. Unbelievable. 
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« Reply #64 on: April 22, 2019, 11:41:54 PM »
 

 

 

 

 

 
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Re: Sawing Full Time
« Reply #65 on: April 23, 2019, 07:29:09 AM »
That last one looks a bit PITCHY. 
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Re: Sawing Full Time
« Reply #66 on: April 23, 2019, 08:07:02 AM »
I wish we had SYP
The only stuff we get is PT all fast growth cut right down the pith.
The stuff you southern folks saw looks great.
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« Reply #67 on: April 23, 2019, 08:40:15 PM »
That last one looks a bit PITCHY.
Yes many of them were. When the sawblade would start fluttering, I knew pitch was building up under the bandwheel belts. Kept having to stop, remove blade and belt on the drive side and scrape it clean with a flathead screwdriver. I bet I did it 20 times. 
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« Reply #68 on: April 23, 2019, 08:45:56 PM »
Went to the new job this morning. Around 2x as many logs as customer said, which is good! I set up and we sawed all day long. Low production because we got all the shorter logs done first. A bunch of 6'-8' long logs. Plus I had to get them in a good routine. We just got to the 12' and 14' long logs at quitting time. Hopefully tomorrow will be a more productive day. 

 
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« Reply #69 on: April 23, 2019, 09:19:48 PM »
Good job Deese. Nice tight growth rings on pretty clear pine.

I appreciate the performance report on the  1 1/2" Kasco bands.  John and I were talking to Richard at Jake's project about them.  He stated that we would see results similar to what you described.

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« Reply #70 on: April 24, 2019, 11:06:41 PM »
I sawed syp 1x8's and 1x10's for 11 hours straight today. Never sat down. Not once. DanG tired. Back up in 7 hours and sawing in 8. Never worked harder in my life. 
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« Reply #71 on: April 25, 2019, 01:06:44 AM »
Git it! The harder you work...the harder you going to work!
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Re: Sawing Full Time
« Reply #72 on: April 25, 2019, 04:12:58 AM »
You making me tired and I'm already tired. 
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« Reply #73 on: April 25, 2019, 05:02:17 AM »
That last one looks a bit PITCHY.
Yes many of them were. When the sawblade would start fluttering, I knew pitch was building up under the bandwheel belts. Kept having to stop, remove blade and belt on the drive side and scrape it clean with a flathead screwdriver. I bet I did it 20 times.
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Re: Sawing Full Time
« Reply #74 on: April 25, 2019, 05:59:14 AM »
Made it up before 5AM. Haha. About to head out.
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« Reply #75 on: April 25, 2019, 06:01:34 AM »
Yes Steve, I should have ordered them yesterday. Ordering them today along with a new drive belt. It's still tight but noticing little cracks forming  
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« Reply #76 on: April 25, 2019, 08:09:50 PM »
Only got around 800BF of 1x10x10's sawed before the weather alerts started going off on the radio. Had to wrap it up at 1pm today. Was planning on going home tonight but will give it another stab tomorrow. Got me a Motel 6 room 2 miles from Orange Beach. About to try and catch the sunset. Life is rough. 
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« Reply #77 on: April 25, 2019, 09:13:13 PM »
I caught the tail end of it.


 

 
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« Reply #78 on: April 25, 2019, 11:08:28 PM »
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« Reply #79 on: April 26, 2019, 07:55:49 PM »
Finished the job and headed home. 2 more hours to go. 4088bf of syp 1x6's,8's, and 10's. 


 

 
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