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Re: Chainsaw Safety
« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2005, 10:47:02 AM »
Then you have answered your own question. YES you should say something. Better yet, help !
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Re: Chainsaw Safety
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2005, 10:55:42 AM »
 Hi Cary, I know I have spun a few yarns in my time, but this one is for real, honest.
  If you look close you can see the chain turning. I took several others but saved only the most dangerous looking one. Gord did not know he was being photgraphed and it was cold out, hence the hood.

 I will take mort pictures and a video so you know this isn't BS. Anyway, here's a scan of the pic. Gord wanted a copy.
 You bunch of "Doubting Thomas's" . (I typed lol instead of using a Forestry Forum smiley, whats wrong with me?) Remember fact is stranger than fiction.
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« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2005, 02:17:00 PM »
John..... I thought that was you in Dis...Guy's wheelchair. Like first day out of the hospital after the cardiac malfunction. :o ::) :D :D.  Take care ya hear. :)
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Re: Chainsaw Safety
« Reply #23 on: May 06, 2005, 10:40:23 PM »
The Stihl 011 is a bit dated, but at 2.5 HP that saw will really move a 14" loop of chain.  Keep your chains sharp, & have a back-up.  Husky has some pretty good chainsaw use instructions on their website.

John--I don't see any wood chips in that photo???

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Re: Chainsaw Safety
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2005, 08:33:52 PM »
For heaven's sake stop him. Somehow you could design a clamp to hold the wood so at least he can use 2 hands on the saw. NEVER cut with one hand and never use your hand to hold a piece being cut. Gord most likely wants to do all he can, but you did say he fathered 2 kids, THEY NEED THEIR DAD. Stop him and assist in improving the safety of what he wants to do. We would all be really hurt and saddened to hear he had a second accident and could no longer do anything for himself.
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