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Log Calipers?
« on: July 20, 2008, 06:28:22 PM »
Is there such a thing as a big "log caliper" with Doyle and International scales on it?

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Re: Log Calipers?
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2008, 06:56:53 PM »
I don't know if anyone makes them now days, but they used to.
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Re: Log Calipers?
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2008, 07:02:17 PM »
There are log calipers, but the ones I've found are without the log scale....as you need log length in addition to the diameter.

They read in inches to the 0.1".

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Re: Log Calipers?
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2008, 07:07:48 PM »
Only log calipers I've seen are for nurseryman, and only read out to about 15" or so. I would think they would have to be DanG big for a 36" tree. ;D


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Re: Log Calipers?
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2008, 07:09:42 PM »
I have a set that read to 30 inches but put them in storage a week ago. They were probably 100 years old or so. They include the scale on the side just like a log rule would.
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2008, 08:48:53 PM »
Soooo----, does anyone know where I might find a set?

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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2008, 09:00:08 PM »
Forestry Suppliers has them...wood at 24" and aluminum in bigger sizes.

http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/index1.asp
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008, 09:55:43 AM »
Haglof makes calipers as well. They have computerized versions as well for calibrating harvester heads.

I already dealt with the office in Madison MS, they were very nice.

http://www.haglofsweden.com/adress/HaglofInc.asp

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