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Offline Buddyw

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No more sawmill
« on: August 03, 2015, 06:20:12 PM »
Well guys it is official. Just as fast as I got into sawmilling, I got out.
I sold the Frick mill , took some of the money, and used it to close in the new mill building for storage.
I am going back to my old way of thinking." if I can not do it by myself, I will not do it."
When I picked up the first mill, the Lane , my son was all into helping me do everything. When I found the second mill, the Frick, my son was all into helping me do everything. We had all kind of plans to saw lumber to fix up the old farm I own for him to live and settle. Well the time came to set up the mill, my son helped me one day. I did the rest with my wife helping . Time to build the building over the mill, well I hired help, because my son only showed one day.  I did a few sawing jobs for a few people from time to time , only if they had someone that could help , that worked out ok. Well , about  two months ago, I was ask to saw some pallet material. Again, I ask if they had any one to help. The man told his boss what I said, about a hour later the boss came here and ask me if I would just consider selling them the mill. The rest is history. The mill and everything that has/had anything to do with a mill went out of here for cash in hand. Done deal... When I get some pictures, I will post them here so you can what the building looks like as a storage building. Sometimes things just don't turn out the way one hopes. Oh well, life goes on. LOL.... By the way. I may not be into sawmilling anymore I will still check in from time to time. I still fool around with chainsaws and diesel power units. I also keep a eye on the (for sale) section. I also want to thank everyone here who replied to all of my questions while dealing with the mills.

                                                                                 Buddy

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Re: No more sawmill
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2015, 06:30:47 PM »
Life moves on.  It's just smart to recognize when the time is to move with it.   smiley_thumbsup
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Re: No more sawmill
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2015, 06:37:35 PM »
This may be an open door Buddy.
I have a few friends and know others who make a living buying and selling equipment.  :)
The older I get I wish my body could Re-Gen.

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Re: No more sawmill
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2015, 06:41:03 PM »
Best of luck doin what you have to do.
Kubota 8540 tractor, FEL bucket and forks, Farmi winch
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Re: No more sawmill
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2015, 06:56:25 PM »
Buddyw
Going back and reading through your posts about your journey with the two mills was very interesting. You put a lot of care and hard work into fixing them up.
Wish you the best now...
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