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Offline Old Iron Logging

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How much compression is too much?
« on: December 26, 2011, 12:21:03 pm »
How many pulls are needed for a true compression #?

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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2011, 12:38:14 pm »
I will pull until the needle on the Gage stops.
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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2011, 12:40:55 pm »
I have to go recheck the 5000 then.

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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2011, 12:46:54 pm »
The old 5000 is holding 240lbs. Not bad for an old relic.

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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2011, 12:52:14 pm »
 :o :o Is it tweeked? I have a stock 5000 that gets 190lbs and my woods ported with pop up is at 210lbs.
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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2011, 12:59:11 pm »
It has a 246 piston, if that is what you mean.

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Re: Compression tester
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2011, 01:06:13 pm »
Yeah. Thats what i was getting at. ;D
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How much compression is too much?
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2011, 06:28:26 pm »
Is there a point where is too high.

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Re: How much compression is too much?
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2011, 07:10:32 pm »
Are you racing or working?
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Re: How much compression is too much?
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2011, 07:28:55 pm »
Just playing at racing. Work saws are strictly MM only for me.

 

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