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General Forestry => Sawmills and Milling => Topic started by: Steve Samson on June 06, 2021, 08:02:44 PM

Title: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Steve Samson on June 06, 2021, 08:02:44 PM
I ordered a AC3667T 67hp Sawmill
67hp Perkins Turbo Diesel
Computer Setworks
Mudsaw/Debarker
fully hydraulic with all standard features
Mega Drive system
Mega drive assembly
17' 1/2" - 2" wide blade
crosstie scale
blade alignment tool
 Is this the average waiting period right now?
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Southside on June 06, 2021, 08:31:07 PM
Neighbor last night told me she was done waiting for her log splitter from TSC, "It's been a month" she said. I just laughed.

It's going to get worse before it gets better. 
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Ricker on June 06, 2021, 09:35:16 PM
Couple weeks ago I was talking with woodmizer Maine about parts and they said if you made a deposit on a new mill that day expected delivery would be August 2022.
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: KenMac on June 06, 2021, 09:57:12 PM
And to think in January 2019 I thought 15 weeks was ridiculously long! Adds something to the saying "patience grasshopper."
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Steve Samson on June 06, 2021, 10:10:24 PM
thanks for the input. on another note I wanted 2 inch width on my blade, anyone have any info on any drawbacks, my logic tells me it could only be better. Your thoughts please?
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Southside on June 06, 2021, 10:19:08 PM
Only drawback would be the price.  With 67 ponies you will have plenty to pull it so she should cut just fine.  
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: JB Griffin on June 07, 2021, 07:15:06 AM
Don't get the 2" setup. In 20ft long blades 1.5" blades were like $35, 2" $50+ 
That mill will not produce nearly enough more to justify the expense.  Not to mention 2" blades are much more limited in manufacturers and profiles.
Check out my sig. line 3/4 of that was done with 2" blades.
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: Crossroads on June 07, 2021, 11:38:33 PM
I was in Woodmizer in Portland 2 weeks ago and was told 64 weeks 
Title: Re: Waiting on Sawmill, a 72 week wait????
Post by: redbeard on June 08, 2021, 03:51:38 AM
All's you need too do too switch from 2" too 1-1/2" blades is change guide rollers.
Just ask for a extra set of 1-1/2 guide rollers on your order.
Haven't tried the 1-1/2" blades yet on our Cooks AC 36 been real happy with the 2" blades.
If your wanting a higher production definitely think about adding the edger 
Very happy with chosing the super package also.