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Author Topic: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks  (Read 13447 times)

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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #120 on: March 26, 2018, 09:51:17 PM »
Good deal on the mill.  8)  Only thing I wish is that I could get these grit haters to belly up to a bowl of Georgia Ice Cream.  Made some where over around Dahlonega Ga.  At least thats where I got some once.  We were at a big bluegrass festival there.  Might good stuff.  Banjo
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #121 on: March 26, 2018, 10:26:20 PM »
Did I hear 'nanner puddin' and grits??  Where?  Where?  Would love some of both. Banana pudding is about my favorite dessert.  Wife doesn't make it too often or I would be MUCH fatter than I am already. 

Congrats on the new mill.  Waiting for pics of its first sawing adventures.

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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #122 on: March 26, 2018, 10:27:40 PM »
Wow what a deal!  Christmas is 2 weeks away!  You know what youre getting too!

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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #123 on: March 26, 2018, 11:28:47 PM »
Wow what a deal!  Christmas is 2 weeks away!  You know what youre getting too!
Yes, I think we do. We've been thinking about this for many years, and I think I've got tube wore out watchin sawin'. We're just a little bit sick (we like to work) and know we've just contracted the sawing disease.:o I'm counting on all of you to help me through therapy. Thanks for all you kind words. 
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #124 on: March 27, 2018, 12:43:17 AM »
That's a great deal, and a fine mill.  Did you happen to think of buying a lottery ticket, also? ;D
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #125 on: March 27, 2018, 06:57:37 AM »

Smoking deal! Best of luck!!

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« Reply #126 on: March 27, 2018, 11:17:43 AM »
That's a great deal, and a fine mill.  Did you happen to think of buying a lottery ticket, also? ;D
I think that's good advice. We could all have a heck-uva party if we win!!
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #127 on: April 01, 2018, 10:55:29 AM »
Well, only 5 days before we leave on our journey to pick up the new saw. We're both really looking forward to the trip and I can't wait to get the saw home and start screwing up (oops, I mean learning :D) how to cut. The weather here has been awful, but I'm confident it WILL warm up. 

After we pick up the saw, and head for home, I was thinking I'd like to stop at Wood-Mizer Indiana (since we go through there) to see their facility. Is it worth the stop? If so, should I make an appointment? if so, with anyone in particular? Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #128 on: April 01, 2018, 08:33:56 PM »
Absolutely go my WM in Indy.  Give them a call when you know your schedule and someone will show you around.  That is not where the sawmills are manufactured but the blade facility is there.  Also you will get to meet the tech support and parts guys.
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Re: Which Mill to buy? Woodmizer or Cooks
« Reply #129 on: April 02, 2018, 10:01:44 AM »
Absolutely go my WM in Indy.  Give them a call when you know your schedule and someone will show you around.  That is not where the sawmills are manufactured but the blade facility is there.  Also you will get to meet the tech support and parts guys.
I bet if you give them enough notice you could have them do an inspection of the mill and they might even give you a couple of hours of training on your mill for you. It would definitely be worth asking.
 
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« Reply #130 on: April 02, 2018, 10:40:25 AM »
We'll be picking up the saw at WoodMizer of Carolinas and fortunate in that either Joseph or Tyler will be giving us some training on the saw. They have been wonderful to deal with. 
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« Reply #131 on: April 02, 2018, 11:11:51 AM »
I didn't realize you were picking it up at a dealer. You will be VERY WELL looked after.
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« Reply #132 on: April 19, 2018, 05:25:20 PM »
Well, I've been so busy I forgot to follow up on the new mill adventure. We had a great trip down to NC. Had a wonderful experience with Wood-mizer Carolinas, what great people. We also had time to stop buy and see Steve at Wood-mizer Wisconsin on our way home. We did 3,122 miles in 5 days. Not a lot of time to site see but weather and roads were good. Would have been really bad had we tried to do it the following week with the weather and snow storm that rolled through. The mill tows like a dream.  

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Just had to get something on mill ASAP. Had some boxelder, good for practice, everything went well. 

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« Reply #133 on: April 19, 2018, 05:30:37 PM »
That is one sweet lookin Orange machine!  Happy for you!
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« Reply #134 on: April 19, 2018, 07:40:31 PM »
You will like sawing!!!
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« Reply #135 on: April 19, 2018, 07:46:46 PM »
Nothing like the smell of a new Woodmizer.  8)
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« Reply #136 on: April 19, 2018, 09:00:45 PM »
You are now a member of the sawdust addiction support group! NO one, and I mean NO ONE is ever been know to recover from this addiction! It is a very terminally and edifying, addictive disorder. 
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