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Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« on: October 29, 2018, 05:52:34 PM »
I'm not sure how to upload a YouTube vid but Stan Zurray of Yukon men just put out a good short YouTube vid on CS milling with a 40 year old sthil.
It seemed almost effortless for him to rip lumber. The saw was doing 99% of the work pulling itself through the log amazing to watch.
Adopt the pace of nature her secret is patience.
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2018, 09:37:40 PM »
To post a link just copy the address of the video and paste it here.



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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2018, 09:51:59 PM »
One of the secrets to chainsaw milling is to set-up the log going down hill slightly so that the weight of the saw/mill will help push the bar through the wood.  He has a pretty good angle on that log so gravity is your friend.  I actually did the same thing with my manual band saw mill.  the track is level side to side, but just slightly inclined lengthwise so gravity helps feed the head unit into the log.
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2018, 10:38:54 PM »
To post a link just copy the address of the video and paste it here.



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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2018, 07:45:30 AM »
Your welcome, thanks for the vid.

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2018, 08:51:00 AM »
Wow, that log must be at quite an angle for the saw to walk through it like that.
I like that he allows the saw to cool down run for about 30 seconds after the cut.

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2018, 07:58:46 PM »
   I really think it is neat the way he reconstructs the log from the stickered flitches to air dry using the slab as a natural rain cover.
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2018, 09:11:50 PM »
  I really think it is neat the way he reconstructs the log from the stickered flitches to air dry using the slab as a natural rain cover.
No doubt, that was cool
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« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2018, 07:34:13 AM »

  "That's a fish tote there, we use it for fish and also as a bath tub"

That's funny!
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2018, 06:51:56 PM »
Roland and Hilltop thank you for posting video - nice to get it out there more. Got a notification from the posting and glad to know about the Forestry Forum as most of what I know about logging and chainsaws is from just using them and that often leaves a lot to be desired even at 69 years old. Got a YouTube Channel under my name (Stan Zuray) and it has a lot of bush living stuff on it if anyone interested (minus the TV drama).
We mess with logs and trees often and here's a picture of a fishwheel that is made entirely (almost) out of forest products - river logs for raft, 100 peeled poles for baskets, and chainsaw boards and timbers for towers and chutes. Great site. Stan

 

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2018, 09:28:54 PM »
Welcome to the forum, Stan. Look forward to seeing your you-tube site.
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2018, 10:56:39 PM »
Roland and Hilltop thank you for posting video - nice to get it out there more. Got a notification from the posting and glad to know about the Forestry Forum as most of what I know about logging and chainsaws is from just using them and that often leaves a lot to be desired even at 69 years old. Got a YouTube Channel under my name (Stan Zuray) and it has a lot of bush living stuff on it if anyone interested (minus the TV drama).
We mess with logs and trees often and here's a picture of a fishwheel that is made entirely (almost) out of forest products - river logs for raft, 100 peeled poles for baskets, and chainsaw boards and timbers for towers and chutes. Great 
You're welcome Stan and God bless  
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2018, 12:09:42 AM »
I enjoy watching your segments on the TV.  I admire your patience.

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2018, 07:59:07 AM »
Your welcome.

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2018, 08:23:34 AM »
I appreciate non drama TV.

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2018, 08:39:12 AM »
Welcome to the Forestry Forum Stan!
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2018, 08:43:58 AM »
Welcome to the Forum Stan.  I watched all the interview videos(1-6) on your You-tube channel.  You've had quite an interesting life, to say the least.  I'll be interested in your perspective on things.
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2018, 09:03:43 AM »
Welcome to the Forestry Forum, Stan.  

I'm curious - what type of internet service you have up there?

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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2018, 09:17:21 AM »
Welcome to the Forestry Forum, Stan.  Just curious as to why you settled in Tanana.  Possible because of the confluence of the Yukon and Tanana Rivers? 

Anyway I always enjoy watching your shows.  :)
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Re: Yukon men, Stan Zurray CS milling vid
« Reply #19 on: November 01, 2018, 10:14:35 AM »
Stan,

    Welcome to the FF. Great to hear from a real celebrity. ;D

    Down here we like to watch the Alaska shows (I personally don't care for the Fake Bush people) while my BIL in Anchorage says he and his friends all watch Swamp people. I haven't asked him yet if he keeps up with Shelby.

    Take care and be careful out there.
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