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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 39,268
    I measured the chainsaw compression ....60 psi.  F*ck.

    Took it apart and yep... cheap tools are hit or miss.
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  • It takes a damn good saw to mill lumber. Looks like it over heated.  
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • I would say at a minimum 65cc saw with a chain filed at 0-5 degrees. If you can run a narrow kerf all the better.
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 28,684
    I would say at a minimum 65cc saw with a chain filed at 0-5 degrees. If you can run a narrow kerf all the better.

    can you buy the right chain or do you just butcher a chain for cutting like this
    fukahwee maine

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 39,268
    That was a 62cc saw with a 0.325 pitch and 0.058 gauge, which is ideal.  20 inch bar.

    But I think you are right @alaskanassasin that I need more power.  I'm going to look for an over-100 cc saw.  I want to put on a 30-36" bar.
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  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,603
    That was a 62cc saw with a 0.325 pitch and 0.058 gauge, which is ideal.  20 inch bar.

    But I think you are right @alaskanassasin that I need more power.  I'm going to look for an over-100 cc saw.  I want to put on a 30-36" bar.
    Buddy of mine who has a tree business has Stihl's new MS500i. The first electrotonically controlled fuel injected saw. It's a beast
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    (2) XL BGE, LG BGE, KJ Jr, Ardore Pizza Oven, King Disc 
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  • I would say at a minimum 65cc saw with a chain filed at 0-5 degrees. If you can run a narrow kerf all the better.

    can you buy the right chain or do you just butcher a chain for cutting like this

     You can buy ripping chain, a decent saw shop should have some on a spool and splice one together for you.


    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • That was a 62cc saw with a 0.325 pitch and 0.058 gauge, which is ideal.  20 inch bar.

    But I think you are right @alaskanassasin that I need more power.  I'm going to look for an over-100 cc saw.  I want to put on a 30-36" bar.

     If you want to get serious with a bigger saw you will want mini 3/8" ripping chain, that would be a smaller tooth chain that runs on 3/8 drive sprocket which a 100cc saw would come with standard, plus filed at about 5 degrees, and full skip so every other tooth is missing to allow for better clean out.


     
     

    What you were using was probably .325 safety chain. But the burnt piston has me wondering what your mix ratio was on the fuel oil blend.  @eoin could probably look at the piston and tell you something.  

    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • EoinEoin Posts: 4,159
    That was a 62cc saw with a 0.325 pitch and 0.058 gauge, which is ideal.  20 inch bar.

    But I think you are right @alaskanassasin that I need more power.  I'm going to look for an over-100 cc saw.  I want to put on a 30-36" bar.

     If you want to get serious with a bigger saw you will want mini 3/8" ripping chain, that would be a smaller tooth chain that runs on 3/8 drive sprocket which a 100cc saw would come with standard, plus filed at about 5 degrees, and full skip so every other tooth is missing to allow for better clean out.


     
     

    What you were using was probably .325 safety chain. But the burnt piston has me wondering what your mix ratio was on the fuel oil blend.  @eoin could probably look at the piston and tell you something.  

    Hard to tell if the material picked up because of lack of lube. That job is hard work, maybe just too heavy a duty cycle and overheated. I always run a 2 stroke slightly rich just in case.
  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 12,999
    edited November 2021
    I measured the chainsaw compression ....60 psi.  F*ck.

    Took it apart and yep... cheap tools are hit or miss.

    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 39,268
    I was running about 45 to 1, little richer than what's called for.  I agree, ripping chain needed.  Probably will run more oil and stick with full synthetic on my next saw or new cylinder/piston

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 39,268
    Also I won't run WOT, I'll detune it some
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 28,684
    I was running about 45 to 1, little richer than what's called for.  I agree, ripping chain needed.  Probably will run more oil and stick with full synthetic on my next saw or new cylinder/piston


    went with amsoil 100 to 1 in my ice auger, best thing i ever did. thing was a beast until i switched to a light weight electric drill. wouldnt hesitate to put it in a chainsaw . faster, no smoke
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • LitLit Posts: 9,053
    Just reading about inflation. Seems this trillion dollar bill might not help? They said highest inflation in 30 years. Ouch.
  • AcnAcn Posts: 3,853
    ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    We love our Outback.  It’s gone to the desert and the mountains, and all places in between.  In 4 years it’ll go to college with SWMBO Jr and we’ll get another.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • Lit said:
    Just reading about inflation. Seems this trillion dollar bill might not help? They said highest inflation in 30 years. Ouch.

    "A generation of the unteachable is hanging upon us like a necklace of corpses." - George Orwell 

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  • ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    Nice, what trim did you get? We will replace SWMBOs car in a few more years and I will get a new ride then and give her the GX we bought last year. Right now its a tie between The New Bronco, Jeep JLU, or an Outback.  Im really digging the Wilderness Trim


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  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,603
    ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    Nice, what trim did you get? We will replace SWMBOs car in a few more years and I will get a new ride then and give her the GX we bought last year. Right now its a tie between The New Bronco, Jeep JLU, or an Outback.  Im really digging the Wilderness Trim
    The wilderness is badasz. I chose the Premium trim level. The technology is crazy on this thing. Good thing I’m a tech guy….lol
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  • posterposter Posts: 936
    I was running about 45 to 1, little richer than what's called for.  I agree, ripping chain needed.  Probably will run more oil and stick with full synthetic on my next saw or new cylinder/piston

    Sometimes running extra oil causes a lean fuel/air ratio as you are displacing some of the fuel with oil. 5 parts should be safe, but that is 10%. Take it from a guy that's burnt down a lot of 2 strokes, lol
  • ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    How much over sticker?

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  • This does not look like a 93k ride. Must be a Jeep thing?

    Snellville, GA


  • WeberWhoWeberWho Posts: 9,609
    edited November 2021
    This does not look like a 93k ride. Must be a Jeep thing?


     Crazy expensive but the inside is ridiculously nice. 


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  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,603
    ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    How much over sticker?

    $1300 under MSRP. 

    ~ John - https://www.instagram.com/hoosier_egger
    (2) XL BGE, LG BGE, KJ Jr, Ardore Pizza Oven, King Disc 
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!

  • ColtsFan said:
    ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    How much over sticker?

    $1300 under MSRP. 

    That’s like a unicorn these days.  Nice score man!
    "A generation of the unteachable is hanging upon us like a necklace of corpses." - George Orwell 

    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike

    Ruining the forum, one post at a time.  

    Living large in the 919
  • That white looks a lot better than the grey one. Wow the inside is very nice! Not 100k nice though. 
    Snellville, GA


  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,603
    ColtsFan said:
    ColtsFan said:
    Signed. Sealed. Delivered. 
    The easiest car buying experience ever. In and out in about ~30 minutes. 5.9 miles when I left the dealership. 


    How much over sticker?

    $1300 under MSRP. 

    That’s like a unicorn these days.  Nice score man!
    I can’t say enough nice things about the dealership I chose. There’s a reason I bought from a place 1.25 hours from me and not from the local dealership right down the road. 

    Purchased under MSRP
    No dealer fee
    No document fee
    Just purchase price and sales tax. Definitely not your typical dreaded experience at a car dealership. 
    ~ John - https://www.instagram.com/hoosier_egger
    (2) XL BGE, LG BGE, KJ Jr, Ardore Pizza Oven, King Disc 
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!

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