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GeneralJust tried my new chainsaw... Pin
OriginalGriff30-Jun-20 1:28
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... and I like it!
Only a Draper 45cc 2-stroke, with a 18" Oregon bar and chain, but it slices through fallen trees beautifully! Half an hour and it's gone to the firewood pile.

It's got that "friendly tool" feel to it as well - anyone who worked on British motorcycles (or even older Hondas) probably knows what I mean.

There's a spanner in my toolbox, that every time I use it, I'll lose a chunk of knuckle; a chisel that pushes the hammer towards your hand; a socket that fits perfectly but rounds the nut off every damn time; Unfriendly Tools. Every time you pick it up it feels "wrong" but you never know why.

This doesn't. It just feels "right", like it's there to help you rather than bite your leg off. I won't trust it - never trust a chainsaw - but I can relax and let it do the work. Nice.

I've just realized we get them in software too - VS is "friendly", it's like a eager puppy at times. C# is "friendly", if a little strict. FFMPEG is "friendly", if not user friendly. Corel Video Studio is user friendly, but downright hostile: it tries to get in your way as much as it can, until you go back to the FFMPEG command line hell. Laugh | :laugh:

Anyone else know what I mean here?
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