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Old 01-16-2020, 08:36 AM
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Another example of the demise of the English language. Instead of correcting the error ignore it and invent a new word to help confuse the troops.
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Old 01-16-2020, 08:44 AM
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Another example of the demise of the English language. Instead of correcting the error ignore it and invent a new word to help confuse the troops.
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I think I fixed the problem permanently, for everyone.

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Old 01-16-2020, 09:45 AM
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...Another example of the demise of the English language. Instead of correcting the error ignore it and invent a new word to help confuse the troops...
That's not the case, Lew. A "cant hook" and a "peavey" are two very similar but different tools, used for different purposes and in different work environments. It doesn't help that the two are, for practical purposes, pretty much interchangeable but they are, in fact, different...
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Demise of the engrish language....

I don't call trucks "lorries"....

I don't call electricity "Hydro" either.
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Old 01-16-2020, 10:49 AM
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That's not the case, Lew. A "cant hook" and a "peavey" are two very similar but different tools, used for different purposes and in different work environments. It doesn't help that the two are, for practical purposes, pretty much interchangeable but they are, in fact, different...
A peavey is used to roll logs on a log deck to get them onto the sawmill carriage. It has a 4 ft handle.
Once the log has had a slab cut off it on opposite sides it is called a cant. It has a short handle. A cant hook is used to flip the flat sided timber on the sawmill carriage to flat side down for sawing into dimensional lumber.
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Generally I also understood a peavey has a point at the bottom ‘end’ of the handle, and a cant hook is flat at the bottom.


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Generally I also understood a peavey has a point at the bottom ‘end’ of the handle, and a cant hook is flat at the bottom.


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Cant hook is flat on the bottom with two little teeth pointing toward the hook.
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Old 01-16-2020, 03:26 PM
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NOW doo you people see the problem ?

"Log Wrench"
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Old 01-16-2020, 05:51 PM
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Most of the time, you're better off with a peavey than a cant hook. It'll do everything a cant hook will do, and more.
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Old 01-16-2020, 07:11 PM
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Most of the time, you're better off with a peavey than a cant hook. It'll do everything a cant hook will do, and more.
Tell you what, if we are in the woods, and a log rolls on top of you, I'll grab my log wrench, to get the log off of you.

And you can sit there and lecture me on proper terminology.

No matter, I can wait....

if you insist, I'll even walk out of the woods to fetch a "real peavy".
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