Brought home a few loads today

swagler85 Posted By swagler85, Feb 17, 2013 at 6:01 PM

  1. swagler85

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    Picked up the maple and ash we cut last week since it finally got cold enough to drive over the yard they were in. Took a load of ash and two loads of maple out today. Looks like another 3 loads left for another day.
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  2. Backwoods Savage

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    Sean, it would be better working if you got rid of that white stuff. Still, nice work.
     
  3. Locust Post

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    Real nice loads Swag...as Bogy says "Don't mind the mule load the wagon"
     
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  4. katwillny

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    Nice work. now you get to split and stack it. That F10 is sitting Purty.
     
  5. Blue2ndaries

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    Nice loads Swagler! Will you try to haul all the rounds out before you start splitting/stacking?
     
  6. bogydave

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    You are one of the few here with snow.
    Makes it look more like winter where you are.

    Nice loads. 8' bed?
    Over 1/2 cord per trip. Good days work.
    Plenty of traction on the rear tires.
     
  7. Redlegs

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    Nice loads. +1 on your rig "sittin purdy" . Good work.
     
  8. swagler85

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    Yes 8' bed, loaded up full. Didn't even need 4x4 with that load on!
     
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  9. swagler85

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    Yes I'm taking Dennis's advise and waiting until later to split. I'm well ahead and will just be piling up for now.
     
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    It's not like the front tires will have any grip for the drivetrain;)

    Too bad they don't make pickups with independent rear brakes
     
  11. bogydave

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    swagler85 said:
    Yes 8' bed, loaded up full. Didn't even need 4x4 with that load on!
    Front tires just need enough ground contact for steering ;) LOL
     
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  12. Shane N

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    We have several feet of snow here if anyone wants to come pick it up. Makes ice fishing a lot harder not having a snowmobile.
     
  13. Gasifier

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    Nice work Sean. That looks like some good progress. I have to get out there and get a few more loads. I think I have enough for next year now. But I want to get a little further ahead. And I am not doing it during bug season! ::P
     
  14. Backwoods Savage

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    I'm starting to get the bug for splitting but it won't be for at least 2 more weeks and then it will depend on the weather. Not sure how much we have stacked up but probably 6 cord. Would have been more but somebody showed up one day with a pickup and two big guys. Who am I? All I could do is watch them load that pickup and drive off...
     
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    That truck earned its keep for you. Nice couple of loads there.
     
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  16. swagler85

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    Got over 225,000 miles on that old girl
     
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  17. LuckyLane

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    Nothing better than an 8' bed loaded down with wood! Nice loads and looks like you've got a few hours of splitting ahead to keep you busy.
     
  18. Gasifier

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    Dennis. This one went over my head. It does not have to be very high to do that! ;lol Please explain this to me.
     
  19. Backwoods Savage

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    Sorry Gas. Wishlist and Pallet Pete came over one day and we loaded his pickup with some pine I had cut last December. That pine was really dry and was some good sized stuff so will work really good in the evaporator for making maple syrup. I had met Pete several times but this was the first for meeting Wishlist. I'm certain we will be meeting many times in the future. If you weren't so far away....
     
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    Hey Swagler, nice haul and nice hauler!
     
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    Beautiful load for sure,just hoping you don't cook your bearings the chevys I had S-10's every one smoked the bearings after a couple years,from heavy hauling.But your truck is a full size ,good luck and keep haulin.
     
  22. Pallet Pete

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    Very nice load swag !
     
  23. Pallet Pete

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    You should have seen the loads my little s10 hauled never cooked the bearings! Those little trucks where built well my 2.2l 4cyl had 217,000 on it before it started to show and I finally sold it. That was a sad day indeed. It's even more rare because I usually drive vehicles into the ground and don't sell em.

    Pete
     
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    Nice loads there. I had our f-150 squatting like that a few times.
     
  25. ScotO

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    nothing like having the ol' girl "loaded to the gills".........

    That's what a 'pickem up truck' is for ........good haul, buddy!
     

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