The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.




Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Nyle Kiln Dry Systems

Chainsawr, The Worlds Largest Inventory of Chainsaw Parts

Smith Sawmill Service



Author Topic: Thanks Frank  (Read 739 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline xlogger

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1479
  • Age: 68
  • Location: Bahama, NC
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Thanks Frank
« on: January 26, 2017, 06:33:03 AM »
Made a 3 hour trip yesterday to meet Frank, goes by Seaman on site. I learn a good deal with him showing some things he has learn over the years with his slabber. Well worth the trip. I hope I get my slabber soon, some delivery company has it somewhere ??? ???
Frank has a great setup with both the slabber and WM band saw.
Thanks again, Ricky
Timberking 2000, Turbo slabber Mill, 584 Case, Bobcat 773, solar kiln, Nyle L-53 DH kiln

Offline Chuck White

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 12897
  • Age: 72
  • Location: Russell, NY (Way Upstate)
  • Gender: Male
  • Sawing Mobile since 2005
    • Share Post
Re: Thanks Frank
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2017, 07:06:46 AM »
It's always good to meet another Forestry Forum Member!   8)
~Chuck~
Retired USAF 1989, Retired School Bus Driver 2012, now semi-retired Mobile Sawyer, 2018 Silverado 4X4
1995 Wood-Mizer LT40HDG25 Kohler - Cooks Cat Claw Sharpener and single-tooth setter, 4-foot Logrite cant hook.
Basic mechanical skills are all that's required to maintain a Wood-Mizer

Offline WDH

  • Forester
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 32221
  • Age: 68
  • Location: Perry, GA
  • Gender: Male
  • April 1998 - August 2008
    • Share Post
    • hamsleyhardwood.com
Re: Thanks Frank
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 07:41:28 AM »
I guess that yore camera is broke. 
Woodmizer LT40HDD35, John Deere 2155, Kubota M5-111, Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln, and a passion for all things with leafs, twigs, and bark.  hamsleyhardwood.com

Offline WV Sawmiller

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 11653
  • Age: 68
  • Location: Hinton WV
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
    • Green's Sawmill Services
Re: Thanks Frank
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2017, 09:25:20 AM »
   Yes, Frank is a great American. He is also devious (lucky ?) enough to figure how to get a free WM service on his mill. Seems Joe Whitley had an open house/owners day at the NC WM Office and was to show how to service and align a mill. Seems at the last minute the shop mill which was scheduled for the demo suddenly and totally unexpectedly got stuck in deep mud in the yard and was unavailable and Frank just "happened" have a newly acquired used WM mill available and he was willing to let Joe use it thereby saving the day for all of us in attendance. We got an excellent class on mill alignment, Frank got a free service and Joe still hasn't figured out how the shop mill got mired in mud where there had never been any and it had not rained in 6 weeks :D :D. I love creative individuals.

   I am sure the slabbing equipment and demo was very educational and interesting. I think we all gain when we get to go watch a counterpart or sales demo about how someone else does the same or similar operation.
Howard Green
WM LT35HDG25(2015) , 2009 4wd Dodge PU, Kawasaki 650 ATV, Sthil 440 & 441, homemade logging arch (w/custom built rear log dolly), JD 750 w/4' wide Bushhog brand FEL

Dad always said "You can shear a sheep a bunch of times but you can only skin him once"

Offline kelLOGg

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 2566
  • Age: 77
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Gender: Male
  • More is better but enough is best
    • Share Post
Re: Thanks Frank
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2017, 06:58:13 PM »
Yeah, Frank is a nice guy. I met him at the Tall Trees Blue Sky event near Winston-Salem, NC a couple of years ago. I bought the same kind of metal detector he recommended. and he let me try out his slabber.
Bob
Cook's MP-32, 20HP, 20' (modified w/ power feed, up/down, loader/turner)
DH kiln, CatClaw setter and sharpener, tandem trailer, log arch, tractor, thumb tacks

Offline scsmith42

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 5626
  • Age: 61
  • Location: New Hill, NC
  • Gender: Male
  • He who dies with the most toys... WINS!!!
    • Share Post
    • Whispering Pines Farm
Re: Thanks Frank
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2017, 09:30:23 PM »
Frank is a top notch fellow!  He's a great Dad too; I recall being very impressed at how polite and respectful his son was when I met him.
Peterson 10" WPF with 65' of track
Smith - Gallagher dedicated slabber
Tom's 3638D Baker band mill
and a mix of log handling heavy equipment.


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

xx
Sawing at Frank's

Started by Tom on Sawmills and Milling

2 Replies
1288 Views
Last post July 13, 2006, 12:37:17 AM
by getoverit
xx
Old Frank co planer

Started by Cedar Savage on Sawmills and Milling

3 Replies
1285 Views
Last post December 26, 2012, 07:03:54 PM
by learner
xx
LOOK OUT FRANK (here comes Tammy)

Started by neslrite on General Board

25 Replies
5246 Views
Last post February 24, 2006, 08:20:27 PM
by crtreedude
wink
Frank makes the headlines!

Started by Oregon_Rob on General Board

1 Replies
933 Views
Last post September 25, 2002, 08:25:28 AM
by Frank_Pender
 


Powered by EzPortal