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Offline pineywoods

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« on: May 19, 2017, 10:40:10 PM »
Last week, I had a very enjoyable visit with member Sawmillman. He lives about 30 miles from me, but we had never connected, a few im's and a couple of phone calls but the planets finally aligned. He brought lots of pics of his stuff and we spent half a day going over his stuff and mine. Folks, this guys has an lt40 with a 48 inch throat..NO, that ain't a typo, he can saw a 4 ft wide slab on an older mizer lt40..His mod looks easy enough, all it takes is UH GUTS enough to saw the head of the mill in half and splice in a 2 ft extension.. Uses a 17 ft long blade. Here I sit with a pile of 32 + inch pine logs..
somehow, I gotta find a way to get loose and go see in person...Maybe a video ?
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Re: FF visitor
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2017, 07:00:38 AM »
Sounds like a very interesting visit, Piney!   8)
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Re: FF visitor
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2017, 11:34:15 AM »
K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple Stupid
Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without
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Re: FF visitor
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2017, 10:15:28 AM »
Sorry, I had somehow missed this. Yes we had a very nice visit and I will try to get back soon. Now I have got to add the Pineywoods ceilingfan mod to my mill like his has,way more effecient than my airboat fan and doesnt blow sawdust in offbearers eyes .
"I could have sworn I went over that one with the metal detector".

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