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Author Topic: Know any Lucas Mill or other alaskan mill operators in N. GA?  (Read 609 times)

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Know any Lucas Mill or other alaskan mill operators in N. GA?
« on: February 15, 2014, 04:10:21 PM »
I'm also curious to know what a decent rate is to hire someone with a portable chainsaw mill that can cut up to 60" dia. I'm hoping to have a dozen or more large trees (over 36") milled into 10/4 slab flitches. Figures to be quite a bit of work and I want to make sure I'm paying fair prices.

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Re: Know any Lucas Mill or other alaskan mill operators in N. GA?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014, 10:00:27 AM »
If I was going to do that job as a guess without seeing the logs. The rate would be a $100 an hour.  Alot depends on diameter  and length. I have sawn a few logs greater than 60" and can do an average of 4-6 cuts an hour and that was 8' long. Smaller diameter goes quicker. Handling the slabs was the hardest part of the job. Let me know if I can help.
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Re: Know any Lucas Mill or other alaskan mill operators in N. GA?
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2014, 06:33:43 AM »
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