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Offline Jeff_Green

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Frozen Logs???
« on: January 02, 2002, 09:03:17 AM »
 >:( >:( How am I sopposed to cut these frozen logs?  They make my little 1 1/4 blade go everywhere but straight >:( >:(

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Re: Frozen Logs???
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2002, 10:19:23 AM »
try less set and less lead angle.  like 8 degrees and .015 hardwood  and 9 degrees .020 soft.  if you have blades set up for hard and soft already use the hard ones on soft wood.  a little less feed helps also.
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Re: Frozen Logs???
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2002, 03:30:29 PM »
I've always have had problems with logs that are partly frozen.  Sawdust packs on the side of the log and pushes the saw.  When the logs are totally frozen, I don't have a problem.  I'm running a circle mill, but I imagine the problem is the same.

Less lead is also run on circle mills for frozen logs.
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