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The only thing I've seen around here are rocks and some Cherokee Indian artifacts. When I was in the Army stationed in Germany, another guy and I dug up a human skull, most likely from WWII. This was near Giessen during a NATO alert in 1970 and was only about 3 - 4 inches deep. Strangely, there was only the skull, no other bones, but the skull was in good condition. The German police were called and they took the skull away. No idea if it was German or Allies.There's a lot of unusual stuff hiding under the dirt sometimes.
Ever dig up something interesting, something you didn't expect?
Us "Constructoids", we all got stories, Guyfang, right?When I worked for a large construction firm here, lots of stuff was dug up, and lots of stuff was reburied, since the proclaiming of, "We found................." would bring the work to a standstill.
I have 2 of the Stanley chainsaws, one came with my FLU, and one was bought from a forum member. Both green and having the FLU hydraulic quick connects.I started de-rusting my current 160ATSA195 Oregon bar that came on the chainsaw and which is the correct bar. The bar has damage from the jack hammer laying on top of it. I've now trashed it. As I mentioned, Oregon has no records of manufacturing this model. I talked to someone else at Oregon and they told me the military specified this bar and it was discontinued many years ago and was never sold on the civilian market. I found another Oregon bar, 160PXDK095, which is identical with the original except it has a sprocket on the end of the bar. The original has a hardened insert on the bar end and no sprocket. I found one on Ebay, new but open box, for $30.00. I've already received it. It works fine, but Oregon Customer Service has informed me that it is a discontinued product. The next problem is the chain. My original chain is in good condition, but I wanted to go ahead and get a spare. The problem with the chain is that it was discontinued as well due to the short length of 59 links. You can always get one made from a long chain shortened to the correct length. I found a place on Amazon that had a 72V059G chain the correct length and specs. I ordered the last one. Oregon told me the 72V059G chain is being discontinued as well. The specs for the bar and chain are as follows.
Length: 16 Inches
Pitch: 3/8 Inch (Must be 72 Series Chain)
One can always replace the original 16 Inch bar with a longer bar, such as an 18 Inch bar, for a Model CS06 Stanley saw in which case the bars and chains are readily available. However, with the longer bar, the saw won't fit properly inside the space provided in the plastic storage tray located in the bottom of the SEE storage cabinet, probably not important to most. I also tried to buy a new plastic sheath for the chainsaw bar. It isn't available. It was thin plastic and special ordered by the military so that the bar would fit inside the plastic tray. The 16 Inch civilian ones are readily available, but are thick plastic which precludes using it with the storage tray.
By the way, Oregon Customer Service has now temporarily shut down due to the proximity of fires in the area.
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I didn’t realize we had an expert. Since you are blessing us with knowledge, can you share the pitch and number of links we need?try a real logger supply. if you know the pitch and number of links getting chain isn't a problem. neither is the bar.
I didn’t realize we had an expert. Since you are blessing us with knowledge, can you share the pitch and number of links we need?
The issue is not getting the parts. The issue is assuming that all FLU chainsaws are the same. As I found out, not all of them are 3/8” pitch. Check before ordering.
If this is the flat spike piece you speak of, it looks like the plastic hand-guard on yours is broken. Part number 07473(check the Flu manual to verify) is available for a reasonable price online.I like the longer bar you have. I noticed that your saw doesn't have a bucking cleat installed. Did it come with one? I also noticed that the civilian model of the CS06 saw doesn't have the long flat spike piece mounted under the bucking cleat. Apparently, that was only put on the military version. Here is a photo of mine showing the bucking cleat. Have you used yours? I'm amazed at the power of that CS06 saw. I especially like the extremely light weight compared to my Stihl gas saws.
I think I just answered my own question. I came across an old post from FluFarm where he said that his in-cab alarm went off until the truck built up sufficient air pressure. Since I am currently working out a no-air situation, that would explain the circuit having full time power. Live and learn!Here’s a question I haven’t found the answer to yet. The little alarm horn inside the cab, mounted to the dash down by the hand throttle, what is it triggered by? Trying to figure out how to get mine to work. i removed the old horn and it makes no noise when jumped straight to the battery so I’m calling it dead. But when I check the power leads that went to this horn, they have 24volts full time. So if I replace the horn it’s just going to scream at me all the time? I am assuming that this is a high temp/low oil pressure type alarm. Is that right?
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