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Finally getting cold...

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by buddylee, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. buddylee

    buddylee Member

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    Weather forecast is for mid thirties tomorrow night. First 30's this fall. I know thats not cold to a lot of y'all but that fairly chilly here in middle Georgia. Kinda excited to fill the wood rack up tomorrow. Gotta a couple cords of pine and oak ready to go in the OWB.
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  2. swagler85

    swagler85 Minister of Fire

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    Its gettin cold here too, been running the stove today with a few splits at a time to keep the chill off.
  3. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    We got up to 27° today.
    Possible snow Tuesday.
    Stay warm ;)
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  4. buddylee

    buddylee Member

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    Was 78 today :)
  5. JOHN BOY

    JOHN BOY Minister of Fire

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    Mid 30's all next week at nightime.
  6. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Buddylee, how much do you heat with the OWB? Do you know how much wood you use in a winter? Sounds like you have some good wood there.
  7. basod

    basod Minister of Fire

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    We've had a couple night fires to keep the morning chill at bay during Oct.
    It was 82 friday high of 63 yesterday, if it weren't for the sun breaking today I don't think it climbed past 57.

    32F tommorow morning low, high in the mid 50's(cold by southern standards)

    GF got home from work and said no more wood in the stove - house is 82 and kickin it in my T-backs:).
    That's 5 splits of oak&hickory since 6am and a couple pallet pieces to re-load from last night.
  8. Wood Duck

    Wood Duck Minister of Fire

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    It isn't cold here yet, but damp and clammy. We have been burning just to get some practice before the storm. I think we have it dialed in.
  9. buddylee

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    Backwoods. This is my second year heating with the Hardy. Last year was so warm it's hard to say what I'll burn in a "normal" winter. Last year was 4-5 cords but my oak wasnt fully seasoned. I'm trying to get ahead. I have more than a couple cords but it's not all processed or stacked yet. The wood species I have are pine, oak, hickory, pecan,sweetgum and dogwood. I'm trying to burn the pine and sweetgum first to give the oak, hickory, and pecan more time.
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  10. basod

    basod Minister of Fire

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    Buddylee wait till you get into that dogwood, the wild dogwood I burn is IMO better than hickory or seasoned oak
  11. buddylee

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    II cut dogwood whenever I can. Big and small it goes in the pile with the hickory for the really cold nights.
  12. buddylee

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    Backwoods. Where in Michigan u live ? I have family in the Linden area. My brother is a cop in Perry.
  13. burnagain

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    buddylee, where in middle GA are you? I'm a little ways Southwest of Atlanta in LaGrange?
  14. buddylee

    buddylee Member

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    Close to Macon
  15. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    We are perhaps 60 miles from Linden to the NW. Perry is to our south but much closer. Actually M-52 goes through Perry and runs west of Chesaning. We are west of there.

    Sounds like you have a good mix of wood for the burner. Should work out fine.

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