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1 of 6 truckloads

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by WellSeasoned, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    As some of you know I have a bad arm, however, I came across a craigslist ad, that the contractor wanted removed, already cut into 1' to 10' lengths and he explained he would load with a skid steer. I called a buddy I helped last year get ahead, to see if he could help me, and he did. We had 2 pickups, filled with what the ad explained as being all birch. Its 90% ash! We need to make 2 more trips, only a 20 minute drive, throughout next week. I took some photos of my F250 loaded to the gills. Sorry, it was getting dark, I'll post better ones tomorrow when I get it unloaded. :) Its going to be a good weekend :)

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  2. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

    Dec 4, 2009
    So Cent ALASKA

    GREAT SCORE ! & it Ash too ! :)
    20 minutes away is nice too

    Way to go.

    Don't mind the mule, load the wagon .
  3. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Im sure the large one on top is black locust. Bark ground down from the contractor moving it so much.
  4. Todd 2

    Todd 2 Feeling the Heat

    Sep 17, 2012
    NE Ohio
    1 of 6 and they load, thats hard to beat WS ash is great.
  5. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Well, 2 of 6. We had 2 trucks, and need to make a few more trips. My buddy and I will split it between the 2 of us since he'll be doing all the grunt work. Due to my recent injury, the only work i'll be doing is pulling the splitter lever! :D
    Backwoods Savage likes this.
  6. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

    Dec 25, 2010
    Southern IN
    Great score! :cool:
    Six loads like that are about twelve of the loads I get. _g
  7. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Trust me, I took the turns slower than usual. Almost put the 4 ways on coming home up the mountain. :confused:
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  8. Locust Post

    Locust Post Minister of Fire

    Jan 12, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    It's a Ford....no sweat. Front seat will hold a few pieces and heck that's a crew cab you can put some in the back. o_O
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  9. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Hell ya.... that's what the mossy oak seat covers are for..... :cool:
    aussiedog3 and Locust Post like this.
  10. save$

    save$ Minister of Fire

    Sep 22, 2008
    Chelsea Maine
    I have to tell you from experience you will need to let that arm heal. You can still use it, but NO lifting. In time, you will be healed but it will take 4 or more months. Even after 10 months, my arm still reminds me to be careful. But I am up in years and don't bounce back as fast.
    Fantastic score on the wood. Nice to have a buddy to help you out. I bet he knows you would do the same for him!
    Good luck with your recovery.
  11. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Thanks, and trust me, no arm work. Only hydro lever action.
  12. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

    Oct 25, 2012
    Grand Blanc, Mi
    Heck of a load there. Great score
    Getting It loaded for you, is great, cuz loading is harder than unloading
  13. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

    Nov 29, 2012
    Kennett Square, PA
    Great score. Take care of the arm first and foremost.
  14. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    My buddy got it all unloaded. Our plan for monday evening will be to spend an hour cutting, (not me) loading the skidsteer a few times and load the trucks. Pictures will follow
  15. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

    Feb 14, 2007
    Well, that's the sweetest birch I've ever seen! ;lol
    WellSeasoned likes this.

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