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Forum: Building/Tools 03-02-2017, 03:35 PM
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I was sharpening frequently and ignoring the...

I was sharpening frequently and ignoring the rakers.

Another complication was that I was cutting hickory. Discussing it with an old-timer neighbor: he said they always have the problem of quickly...
Forum: Building/Tools 10-26-2016, 07:38 PM
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Posted By doc
You could have just stood on the other side of...

You could have just stood on the other side of the log, no? :rolleyes:

I was wondering if the Craftsman was just not powerful enough for logs 7 in. + and the chain just skips along, not digging...
Forum: Building/Tools 10-26-2016, 02:16 PM
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Posted By doc
I bet it is the shark-fin thing: it does cut...

I bet it is the shark-fin thing: it does cut better with the tip and I use a round file frequently to touch up the cutters but ignore those fins.

I don't think it's a slipping clutch: engine rpms...
Forum: Building/Tools 10-26-2016, 11:29 AM
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Posted By doc
Chain Saw Advice

Not sure where to post this-- this being Halloween, maybe under Firearms & Weapons? :)

For yrs as a suburban homeowner, I got by with a Craftsman 16in chain saw-- just had the occasional down tree...
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