Vent about things not going right

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Buster, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    This evening on my way home from running errands, I rented a log splitter. I have A LOT of wood to split. DW worked today so when I got it home I got busy splitting wood while my two boys watched. That kept them entertained for about an hour and a half. After I finished the wood in the garage, I went outside to split the rest (I know, I know- I should have split the wood outside first but I guess I got ahead of myself.) So I split about 10 logs outside and the tiny keeper pin that holds the pin that holds the lever that pulls the hydraulic ram back came out and I can't access it without tearing the machine apart, which I am not about to do with a rented piece of equipment. So I am going to take it back to them tomorrow and see if they can make me a deal for next weekend because someone has it reserved for tomorrow. I got the three hour deal on it because the rental shop closed before the three hours was up and so it was half price and I was excited to get it all done tonight. Now I'll have to pay twice because a pin the size of a needle came out. I don't mind that as bad as the fact that I worry about getting this wood split and stacked in my shed before the snow falls. I am not laid off yet and they keep me busy at work from dawn to dusk so there isn't a lot of time to get this kind of thing done.


    Sorry this was so long. Just needed to vent. I hate how something so small can cause such big problems.
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    BUMMER - do they only have ONE machine?
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Yes only one and it broke AFTER they closed. [​IMG]
  4. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    looks like a Bud lite night. [​IMG]
  5. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Nawwwwwwww....Miller Light!!
  6. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    high life, would make it. 7&7 maybe, buster sometimes you just got to get mellow to get past it. feel for ya but there's the thought of doing it by hand.
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:LOL that would mean that I'd have to BUY a splitting maul or a wedge and a sledge. No way! [​IMG]

    I bought a chain saw and cut all the wood myself but as far as splitting it goes, it's well worth the $20 to not do it by hand.
  8. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    WOW $20.00 is pretty good, well invested money and you don't have to store it.
  9. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    Does the wife know how to swing an axe?
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Yeah she swings one well. Just ask the chickens she culled while I was out of town this summer. [​IMG]

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