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Author Topic: Sad to see the old mill go  (Read 761 times)

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Offline Crossroads

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Sad to see the old mill go
« on: November 13, 2017, 10:21:32 PM »
Spent a couple hours giving the new owner the rundown and cut a few boards. Then loaded the mill on his trailer and watched it leave the driveway for the last time. I enjoyed running the old mill, but Iím looking forward to the next chapter with the new mill.
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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 10:32:38 PM »
Maybe you can tell Jeff how you put the mill on the trailer. He wants to move his.

A 40 wide, nice. 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 10:22:56 AM »
Maybe you can tell Jeff how you put the mill on the trailer. He wants to move his.

A 40 wide, nice. 8) 8) 8) 8)
Loading was a piece of cake, just used the tractor with a 2Ē ball in the bucket.
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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 04:14:57 PM »
It was a great day thank you buddy. I will take very good care of her and will keep in touch.

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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 09:16:10 PM »
Welcome to the Forestry Forum, DOVEMAN!
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Retired USAF (1989), Retired School Bus Driver (2012), and now a Mobile Sawyer
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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2017, 02:53:02 PM »
It was a great day thank you buddy. I will take very good care of her and will keep in touch.

Ah ha, itís good to see you on here! Lots of good info to be shared in these pages. If you decide to add the roller toe boards, the plans/pictures can be found here http://www.forestryforum.com/board/index.php/topic,39860.0.html

I think once you get the hang of the band mill, it will compliment your swing blade very nicely.
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Re: Sad to see the old mill go
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2017, 02:58:42 PM »
I watched mine go, it hurts still, but he is chunking out some killer stock with it, (not as good as I would be  ;D ;D)
That was for Frank :D :D  At least you are getting another one,, you rascal,  happy for you,,
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,


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