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Got another 5 foot monster oak coming up.....

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by smokinj, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Got another big one to do looks to be 60inchs. Will post pic's this weekend looks like high octane and ported muffler going back on....Biggest one to date 55inchs this should be a record! (1.5 miles score)

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  2. lukem

    lukem Minister of Fire

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    Red or white?

    I'd just pick that log up and put it in the back of the S-10 and haul it home...then you could make a pass on the mill whenever the mood struck you. :)
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  3. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I thought you were gonna walk away from the giants (something about getting old, or something :lol: )
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  4. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    I wished I could.....This is a favor deal! Red oak.
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    That'll teach ya to have big saws. If all you had was a "wild thing" this wouldn't be a problem. %-P
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  6. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Yep I am really starting to think the wild thing is the answer. I will be getting a epa stove in the next couple weeks. Then I will not need that 10-12 cords a year. :lol:
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    The big ones keep you young, right Jay? :smirk:

    I love these accounts of going after the jumbo wood! Get us some pics of the work...if you can still pick up a camera after that. :lol:

    "880 traded" What, you're going in with the 460 and a skip chain? Whew.
  8. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Did you post about this? What stove are you getting?
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  9. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    LOL no you dont. 2 days (if not sooner :) ) after getting rid of the big saw & the mill you'll wish you had it back.That'd be me anyway :lol:
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    Have fun. There a lot of work but a lot of wood. I started to split the one I'm working on today. Even after quartering the pieces
    it is still a challenge to get them on the spliter plate. Seems like a lot of splits/round but you have to work for each one.

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  11. smokinj

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    No post I am just shopping pretty hard price is the main concern. It going in a cathedral so should be pretty efferent with 20 foot of pipe on the inside. Still going to running the wood furace when its extreme.
    I am looking at 60000-80000 btu's.
  12. smokinj

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    I dont think I will miss it or I would have kept it. Way to much trigger time for me and need to slow down and enjoy for awhile. However if that monster bw shows up I will run to the to the store in a heart beat! :cheese:
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    Yea and at the end of the day the splitts even feel like monster! :lol:
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    460 with a 32 full skip and a 28 full comp. Its a pretty hop up saw built just for this crap! Darn sure be stopping at a good gas station to. :) Bad as I hate paying 4.45 a gallon but the spitter will be running it to. (For this one)
  15. ScotO

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    Remember smokinj, pics or it didn't happen! Wish I was closer, I'd help ya..... I love cutting up the bigguns!
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    The last thing we need is Another picture of Smokinjay working on a big oak.:) where is my cigar smokin emotioncon?
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    LOL! No kidding! Just once, he needs a pic of a wild thing or a mini mac and a 12" dbh tree! ;)
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    Can you sit on a milk crate and split those rounds??
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    Ole man had a 084 we ran fellin' big chit back in the day (late 80's). I don't miss that bronc' one bit.
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    No state record! I have not put a tape on it yet but should be close to 50 inch.
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    A little trigger time.
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    Nice tree Smokin, how many cord do you think you'll get from it?

    zap
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    I would guess there is over 6 cords there. I filled up a truck and trailer before these where taken. (Blue truck was full)
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    Wow, that's a bunch of wood right there. Looks like White from here...primo! :cool:
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    You'll thumb your nose at silver maple after you burn that!:D
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