Frequently Asked Questions
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- What is the horsepower of the different models?
- How big of an engine is required to run the saw pump?
- How fast will the saw cut?
- How fast does the motor run?
- Can I put a saw on my skid steer?
- How do I attach a saw?
- How long does it take to get a saw once I order it?
- How do I order a saw?
- Does 6K Products sell saw components?
The 11G Simple Saw and the 14G Connect and Cut have about 10HP at the saw motor.
The 15G Simple Saw and the 17G Connect and Cut have about 14HP at the saw motor.
The 21G Simple Saw and the 20G Connect and Cut have about 19HP at the saw motor.
The 24G Simple Saw and the 25G Connect and Cut have about 23HP at the saw motor.
The 30G Simple Saw and the 30G Connect and Cut have about 30HP at the saw motor.
This depends on the size of saw. It takes about 1.4 brake HP per GPM of flow to drive the hydraulic pump at 2000 PSI. An 11G Simple Saw System needs about 15HP to drive the pump. A 14G Connect and Cut Saw System needs about 20 HP to drive the hydraulic pump. See model information for model specific power requirements.
This depend on the diameter of log, species of wood, how dry the wood is, how sharp the saw chain is, type and volume of bar oil, condition of the bar, and how well the log is held when sawing. Click here to watch videos to get a comparison between models.
The gear type saw motors should run between 4,000 and 5,000 RPM.
You can use a Connect and Cut system on a skid steer if properly mounted and plumbed. When you add a saw to a skid steer the auxiliary flow is at wide open throttle so when cutting you must run the engine speed correctly or the saw will malfunction.
Our saws are designed to be welded down to a steel structure that is able to accept several hundred pounds of load without deflecting. If the log clamp, infeed, log and saw are not rigid the saw will not cut correctly.
All the saws are built to order and will take 2 to 6 weeks to process.
Email the item or items you want with a complete shipping address and a phone number. We will email and or call you to verify the information and provide a shipping cost estimate and start processing the order. Once the order is complete and we have the actual shipping weight and cost we will call to get credit card payment. If you want to pay with PayPal there is a $5.00 handling fee.
We can sell any of the components. The feed modulating valve and feed control manifold are very application specific so you must email details about the application before we can sell this product.