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how many jellybeans... err cords game

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Adios Pantalones, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    Here's what I did on my vacation. So far I split all this wood and I was trying to guess how many cords were in it (yes, the plural of cord is cords), and I thought it'd be fun to make a game out of it. I can't think of a reasonable prize, so you get bragging rights.

    Here's the clues and rules- not sure if any help.
    • I split it alone in maybe a day and a half or 2 days with my hydraulic splitter- maybe 1/4 cord or so I did with a maul.
    • It's in 2 piles right now
    • The wood was already cut into rounds, that were fairly conveniently stacked.
    • It's mostly pine, and most of it was cut too short.
    • The bulk of this will be stacked holz hausen/haufen/whatever later this week, and I'll calculate from that
    • You get one entry- you can edit your entry up to the time I post the result (unless you're on my ignore list, then screw ya)
    Pile 1
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    Pile 2
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    Playing with panorama option
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  2. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    WAG, 2 cord(s).:cool:
    I win.
  3. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    2.2375 cords:p Hey is that your place?, way cool!;)
  4. Freeheat

    Freeheat Minister of Fire

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    1.75 cords
  5. bioman

    bioman Burning Hunk

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    looks like 2 bush cords +1/2 rick-rank-facecord or something like that maybe , but thats just a guess.
  6. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    I'm gonna have to take more pics- it looks like a lot more than 2 cords in person
  7. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    That's what I would guess.Somewhere between 1.5 and 1.75 cords.
  8. fishingpol

    fishingpol Minister of Fire

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    It needs a jar of barbecue sauce next to it for perspective.
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  9. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    or a "frinkle". (good memory, eh?;lol)
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  10. Eatonpcat

    Eatonpcat Minister of Fire

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    Nice looking place...I don't have any idea how many cords, So I will guess that that's a lot of freakin' wood!
  11. Highbeam

    Highbeam Minister of Fire

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    I'm going for 4 cords. Each of those humps look like a cord and if this took you 2 days then I hope you took lots of breaks. If in a hurry you could have had that done on the first day.
  12. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    3 1/4 cords
  13. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    OK- only other picture I'll post before its done- the start of the first stack. 44" wide, 34"- that's (carry the naught, times 2 plus double naught...) 0.93 cords and the first pile isn't half gone. But- this panorama view maakes the stack look huge in comparison to the 2 piles, so screw ya, it's not much of a clue. If I wanted it to be easy, I'd have called it the "The easy how many jellybeans... err cords game".

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  14. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    I say two dictionary chords.
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  15. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    I'll take a stab and say 4.333 cords. Gotta be somewhere around that much.
  16. billb3

    billb3 Minister of Fire

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    Official final answer : 3


    ignore list ?
  17. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    And the winner is..... Scotty- with the Lets Make a Deal strategy paying off. Stacked about 5 cords here, with a remainder of 1/4-1/2 cord in ugly crap left on the ground. (kiln food)

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    And I get a chance to play with the panorama option
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  18. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Hey - lets not forget about the runner up prize.==c
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  19. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    Jags- you can now add your runner up status to your sig line :)
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  20. Senatormofo

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    That's a lot of hard work in those stacks! Great job all around! I was going to say about 5...... (really, I was thinking around 3)
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  21. albert1029

    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    Nice panorama shots and Holtzhausens.
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    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    I missed this. Nice little baby Cub you got there.

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