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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #80 on: March 12, 2019, 11:12:29 PM »
OHBucknut, I hit a log support the first time I ran the mill.  I cut halfway then it before I realized.  Luckily it was just at the very end.  Just kissing the thing probably ok.  Cutting halfway thru, probably fatal to the blade.
I just read your info on your profile page.  Be careful milking Lumber.  You can get splinters.
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #81 on: March 12, 2019, 11:14:33 PM »
at least I got it outta the way early


Trust me you didn't - it keeps coming back when you least expect it!!  There are two types of sawyers, those who try to saw off a piece of their mill, and those who LIE about not doing so...;D
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #82 on: March 13, 2019, 11:01:33 AM »
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Thanks for the heads up on the splinters. I since quit milking and started milling. Lol

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« Reply #83 on: March 22, 2019, 11:14:01 PM »
Two dumb things today.  One was totally not my fault.  Somebody ran into the back of my truck while I was stopped behind someone turning left.  Luckily the damage is minor, but still an inconvenience.

The second could have prevented by me.  I was picking up some big black oak logs that someone was giving me.  He was loading the first onto my trailer with a skidder with forks.  Put the log on trsiler and it rolled right across and off other side.  It put a good dent in my trailer fender on the way down.  I should have thought to lay something down to prevent it from rolling.  On the plus side, I got some great logs.  I think I will q saw at least a few of them.
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #84 on: March 23, 2019, 07:56:46 AM »
My trailer fenders looks like pianos fell on them.  Multiple pianos :)
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« Reply #85 on: March 23, 2019, 08:01:26 AM »
I have performed this act twice. The most embarrassing thing it was the same customer about two years apart. While cutting the first slab off; find my first cut hight, engage blade, turn on debarker, engage debarker with the wood as I start through the cut. As I am coming out the other end, move debarker out, switch off the debarker, switch of the auto clutch as soon as the blade clears the log. I got myself out of sync and shut off the auto clutch instead of the debarker. The saw makes an interesting noise when the blade stops before it clears wood.

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« Reply #86 on: March 23, 2019, 08:52:38 AM »
Been there a few times too 
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« Reply #87 on: March 23, 2019, 10:10:39 AM »
I once thought I could put a log on the deck without the log stops up.  The log had a swoop that was up and it rolled off the back of the mill.  bent my trough and broke a few parts of the energy chain.  also deformed my sprinkler pump house lid.  This is starting to feel like a group therapy meeting, and I finally felt comfortable sharing.  Hi, my name is Bryan! :)
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« Reply #88 on: March 23, 2019, 03:06:10 PM »
Were here to help and let you know youre not alone, Bryan.  Does anybody else want to share with the group?
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #89 on: March 23, 2019, 03:32:43 PM »
  Does anybody else want to share with the group?

Since you asked.   I put a firewood chunk into the back window of my pickup

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« Reply #90 on: March 23, 2019, 04:06:56 PM »
Hello Brian!  does that warm or cool the inside of your cab? ::)  it is firewood after all.   :laugh:
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« Reply #91 on: March 23, 2019, 04:59:58 PM »
I do some thing dumb most days, but I don't want to talk about it! ::)
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« Reply #92 on: March 23, 2019, 08:39:52 PM »
 Does anybody else want to share with the group?

Since you asked.   I put a firewood chunk into the back window of my pickup
Dang it.  
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #93 on: March 23, 2019, 09:36:58 PM »
Well I did not do this

 

 . But it woke me up at 0600. I reckon he felt pretty dumb. 
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« Reply #94 on: March 23, 2019, 09:44:35 PM »
I was expecting to see a Swift truck.  :-X  :D
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« Reply #95 on: March 23, 2019, 09:47:06 PM »
Ha Ha Ha!!! Truer words were never spoken!!!  
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« Reply #96 on: March 23, 2019, 10:01:58 PM »
Thats probably pretty alarming to wake up to your truck getting hit.
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« Reply #97 on: March 23, 2019, 10:05:04 PM »
It was a good loud bang when his trailer tires hit his steering tire. 
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« Reply #98 on: March 23, 2019, 10:23:28 PM »
I had a dry box in a JD Irving parking lot one time that got whacked by a JD Irving driver.  My trailer was sitting there waiting to get loaded with wood shavings - drop and hook - no truck attached.  Irving tried to claim their driver was not at fault and my trailer was....I was like "whaaattt??"
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Re: Did something dumb today.
« Reply #99 on: March 24, 2019, 08:05:12 AM »
Obviously, your trailer jumped in front of that truck. 
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