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  1. drf256

    drf256 Dr. Richard Cranium (“RC” to Muh pals)

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    Got another hour in. Work sucked today

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    Duane(Pa) It's the chain...

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    I have a feeling you will have it up and running soon. Looks nice!
     
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    ranchdadmike Pinnacle OPE Member

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    That’s the prettiest steal I’ve ever seen.
     
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    Duane(Pa) It's the chain...

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    Yea, no crud in the cracks...
     
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    ManiacalMark Well-Known OPE Member

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    That 044 tank is cleannn
     
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    weeks auto Super OPE Member

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    Good lookin saw! Someday I would love to build an 044/046.
     
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    BonScott46 Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Isn't that an 046 with the molded in tank protector?
     
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    drf256 Dr. Richard Cranium (“RC” to Muh pals)

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    Gotta go into work for a few hours, but after that I should have the beast running.

    The saw will be getting a Hooskie drilled Decomp as well. After all, they’re made in Germany anyhow. I like them better than the Squeal ones.
     
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  9. Brewz

    Brewz Pretty don't cut faster

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    Its funny, I don't even use de comps when starting 200+ psi saws.
    I may install them but don't use them.
    I really don't think they help much
     
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    drf256 Dr. Richard Cranium (“RC” to Muh pals)

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    Perhaps I’ll pass on it then. I still like them, but I find that they make a saw hard to start. They help on initial startup before the oil assembly oil burns off.

    The biggest issue is the saw firing before TDC, not the displacement or compression.
     
  11. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    Agreed on making the saw start harder. I rarely use the decomp because of that.
     
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    Duane(Pa) It's the chain...

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    I’m old. Can you make a kick start?
     
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    drf256 Dr. Richard Cranium (“RC” to Muh pals)

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    Hmmm....
     
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    RI Chevy DollyKitaStihlvarna Runner

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    Need an electric start model.
     
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    trooney Admitted Woodaholic

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    Now youre talkin Jeff!!
     
  16. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    Drill adapter for the flywheel, start it like a top fuelie.
     
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    Onan18 OPE Sponsor

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    McCulloch made one.
     
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    Onan18 OPE Sponsor

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    Think you could fit a Maytag engine in a saw bud?
     
  19. RI Chevy

    RI Chevy DollyKitaStihlvarna Runner

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    Really? Like a Formula 1 starter? Lol
     
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    Duane(Pa) It's the chain...

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    Lectric is for sparks! I need something that works “way back in the woods” I mean waaay back, clean back past where the drama ends.... where it’s nice and peaceful N stuff.
     
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