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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by n3pro, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. n3pro

    n3pro Minister of Fire

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    Load one
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    Darkest heartwood I've seen
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    Had a lot of these critters
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  2. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    In three, yrs you will see a return on your investment.
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    I've always called those potato bugs. Or rolly pollies.
  4. WellSeasoned

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    It looks like pin oak, but that center seems darker than ones I've spilt.
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  5. Woody Stover

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    Pin Oak for sure. You can see in the stack of rounds that some have that darker center. A bit of decay starting in that limb but should still burn fine I would think.
  6. Backwoods Savage

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    Yup. Good ole pin oak.
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  7. n3pro

    n3pro Minister of Fire

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    Oh, I've heard of them, never saw them though.
  8. n3pro

    n3pro Minister of Fire

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    Fortunately for the first time since I started this wood heating adventure in 2008, I can actually say unless we get some really bad winters that will probably be about the time I need it. Never had pin oak before.
  9. Michael Golden

    Michael Golden Feeling the Heat

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    We always called them potato bugs or ball bugs! They don't hurt nothing.....
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    we used to roll those poor little critters around. I always called them armadillo bugs, although I've never seen an armadillo in my life.
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  11. Backwoods Savage

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    Just don't try to burn that pin oak this coming winter. We've got some for this winter that is 3 years in the stack. May not use all of it though so we'll be all set for oak for many years to come. Lots in the stacks now and we cut a bunch last winter.
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    Nice haul n3 some good heat there.

    I wish I could say that.
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  13. ScotO

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    Nice haul of some fantastic fuel there! I just hauled some pin oak home last weekend, I was out back splitting it and my daughter came out and said "Dad, why does that wood smell like horse poop?"....

    Lol....one of the nastier smelling woods out there, but awesome wood for the stove...3 years and she'll be ready to rock!
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  14. Paulywalnut

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    They are actually in the shrimp and crab family.(google) Take a lot of them for a dinner though.
  15. n3pro

    n3pro Minister of Fire

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    I was going to say that too but thought it was just me. Very strong odor. I was actually blaming it on the neighbors dog.
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    Interesting

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