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: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change  (Read 1614 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Ga_Boy

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1014
  • Age: 59
  • Location: Purlear, NC
  • Gender: Male
  • Been rode hard and hung up wet; more than once.
    • Share Post
LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« on: April 04, 2006, 06:40:33 AM »
Dear LogRite;

Last night my wife stumbled on a needed change; from a wifes prespective; to the LogRite scale stick with out the handles.

It seems my stock of LogRite tools were in her way in the garage, she wanted to hang up the scale stick with out the handle but discovered there is no hole in the stick that she could use.

Well this go me to thinking; that does make sense to have a hole in the end so you can hang it up where you can find it.  This is a slippery slope we are on here.  Next thing she will try to do is hang up my Cant Hooks, Peavys and Hookaroons.  I'll let her figure out where to drill the holes in these to hang them up. :D







 Mark

10 Acers in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Offline TexasTimbers

  • In Memoriam
  • *
  • Posts: 4379
  • Age: 62
  • Location: Central North East Texas
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
    • Dovetail Spline Jig
Re: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2006, 06:51:41 AM »
Mercy Sakes man! You don't hang hooks and peavey via a hole!   :o ;)
Here's how ya do it. You have to look close but at the top right you can see a couple of hooks that are well, um, well-hung.  ::) Ya hang 'em the same way ya hang pirates - from their hooks laddy!  ;D




The oil is all in Texas, but the dipsticks are in D.C.

Offline Pete J

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 433
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
    • LogRite Tools
Re: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006, 07:50:47 AM »
Thanks for the sugestion. I'll run it by our engineering and design department and see what they think. I'm sure they'll come back with some reasoning like strength, prevention of metal fatigue, not compromising the integrity of the tool.........

Or else just drill a hole.

I'll keep you posted!

Offline Bibbyman

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 11426
  • Age: 71
  • Location: In the middle of things
  • Gender: Male
  • Pro-Sawyer Mary and Bibbyman
    • Share Post
    • Warden Sawmill
Re: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2006, 08:53:25 AM »


Mary's comments were...  She'd like it to be some set lenght long  - like three feet - so she could use it to rough check log length.  Also,  she does not need the little hookey thing on the end as she does not buy bark.  ;)
Wood-Mizer LT40HDE25 Super 25hp 3ph with Command Control and Accuset.
Sawing since '94

Offline maple flats

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 2314
  • Age: 75
  • Location: Oneida, NY
  • Gender: Male
  • Life is what you make it!
    • Share Post
    • cnymaple.com
Re: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2006, 10:19:23 PM »
I have already hung my log scale stick and all of my cant hooks. The scale stick has a wide spot at the hook end on both sides, this hangs well between 2 nails about a 1/4" apart with heads removed. The others hang by the grab hook and the handles are rested on another nail (in this case 60p pole barn holds 3 cant hooks) so that the handles are on about a 20-30 degree angle from vertical.
logging small time for years but just learning how,  2012 36 HP Mahindra tractor, 3point log arch, 8000# class excavator, lifts 2500# and sets logs on mill precisely where needed, Woodland Mills HM130Max , maple syrup a hobby that consumes my time. looking to learn blacksmithing.

Offline Ron Wenrich

  • Forester
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 14474
  • Age: 73
  • Location: Jonestown, PA
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: LogRite Scale Stick Engineering Field Change
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2006, 02:33:19 PM »
I've always used a collapsable Doyle stick.  Its built like a foot rule, so it is prone to breakage.  They expand to 4', so its fairly easy to measure lengths.  They also have a hook that swivels, so that it lies to the side for those of us who don't use it.

I think Biltmore sticks have a hole in the end.  Usually you put a leather shoe lace in there and hang it like that.  Its also helpful if you're in slippery conditions to put it around your wrist.
Never under estimate the power of stupid people in large groups.


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
ProSawyer Mary's new LogRite Doyle Scale & LogRite gloves.

Started by Bibbyman on General Board

4 Replies
1781 Views
Last post February 10, 2006, 11:43:18 AM
by beenthere
question
So you think this is just a scale stick eh?

Started by SwampDonkey on General Board

4 Replies
796 Views
Last post May 16, 2004, 08:26:56 AM
by SwampDonkey
xx
Scale stick

Started by crazy4saws on Forestry and Logging

27 Replies
2944 Views
Last post January 07, 2018, 11:59:51 AM
by mike_belben
xx
Stick to scale logs

Started by tgalbraith on Sawmills and Milling

32 Replies
4900 Views
Last post October 29, 2015, 09:55:49 PM
by coppolajc10
 


Powered by EzPortal