A better part of the afternoon on the splitter

WOODBUTCHER Posted By WOODBUTCHER, Sep 8, 2009 at 1:03 AM

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  1. WOODBUTCHER

    WOODBUTCHER
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    Got a chance to bust up my hard earned free scrounging.....It's a good start for 2010/2011.

    WoodButcher
     

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj
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    I have 10 cords that need to be done the hrs. are adding up
     
  3. burntime

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    Thats the best part of owning a splitter. You go out for a few hours and do your thing. Then wait a week to do it again if you feel like it! Hard to tell but I bet you have a cord and a half plus there depending on the depth...
     
  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa
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    I ran a few loads through the splitter today. I know it was less than a cord cuz I didn't run out of gas. I get about a cord to the tank.
     
  5. burntime

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    Funny Lligetfa, thats kinda the way I judge too. I figure if I run a tank or two it was productive!
     
  6. rdust

    rdust
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    Good job! I need to get out and run my splitter, I have a cord or so that needs to be split. I have to finish cutting some standing dead ash so I've been holding off till I get that done.
     
  7. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa
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    All I have left to split is some burly, gnarly, crotch, and crooked pieces that I've put aside. They are a PITA to split and stack. I've got several chunk piles on the go already and the wife served me with a clean up order. I'm thinking I need an outdoor fire pit for a weeny roast.
     
  8. sandman59

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    I've been splitting off and on all summer. The wood shed was completely empty this March, wanted to split enough wood to get a year ahead. Put the splitter away yesterday with about 9 to 10 cords split and stacked. I will post some pictures of my stacks, it will be good to give the splitter (and my back) a break for a while.
     
  9. WoodPorn

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    Here are the fruits of my weekends scrounge!!
     

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  10. mcote

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    How'd you get that on there? You have a winch on that trailer?
     
  11. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa
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    Is that a soft left rear tire or did the suspension bottom out from the angle?
     
  12. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
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    Good work guys.
     
  13. WoodPorn

    WoodPorn
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    There is a 12,000# winch on there, and yes the rear tire is a bit soft, the trailer is maxxed out on this load. There's probably 5500 to 6000 lbs on it!
     
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