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How to really split wood.

Post in 'The Gear' started by Butcher, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. CHeath

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    LOL

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  2. ArsenalDon

    ArsenalDon Minister of Fire

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    My wife and I about pissed ourselves watching this!!!
  3. firecracker_77

    firecracker_77 Minister of Fire

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    That guy looks a little manic...
  4. Riggs

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    And I am now....dumber. Is "dumber" even a word???? I feel like I would have known before I watched this.... Now I just have this itching feeling to go join my dog while he licks the glass window in my truck!?!!
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  5. KodiakII

    KodiakII Feeling the Heat

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    I hope he changes his spot regularly or he is going to end up with crop circles wore into his lawn. Also wonder how many straps he has cut.
  6. Mackj

    Mackj New Member

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    I am thinking thats the first time he has split wood. Kind of silly!
  7. tbuff

    tbuff Feeling the Heat

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    Did you see how many knots he had in the strap at the last shot... must have hit it about 5 times! Hahaha
  8. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    That is the form I use for killing a rabid beaver, not splitting wood. Jeesh.

    I wonder how long it takes him to split up a cord??
  9. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    He should stick with mowing......


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  10. Augie

    Augie Feeling the Heat

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    LOL its not about speed or efficacy for me. I burn for many reasons, but splitting 30 min every other day reduces the time I need to spend lifting weights in the basement, so I wake up, make coffee, Get dressed, throw on boots, grab coffee and split for 20-30 min in the morning. Gets me going and I can get a couple of loads of wood CSS. Never get over whelmed by what I have to split yet, or tired from a long day splitting.
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  11. Boog

    Boog Minister of Fire

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    Man, a whole lot of dancing and prancing around, what a workout! I prefer the methodical low effort approach.......... let my tool do the work! I still need to set up a nice tire though!
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  12. Scols

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    He's like a monkey trying to f#$& a football
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  13. JoeyD

    JoeyD Minister of Fire

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    If I had seen this before I bought my splitter I still would have bought my splitter. What a moron.
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  14. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    No joke. Everyone else would have had that wood split, stacked and sitting on the couch sucking down a cold beer while he's still tweeking out on that log !!!

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  15. 'bert

    'bert Minister of Fire

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    Someone needs to show this guy where the X27 store is
  16. Knots

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    An old bull and a young bull are standing on a hillside looking down at a herd of cows.

    The young bull says: "Let's run down and have one of those cows!"

    The old bull says: "Let's walk down and have them all..."

    Slow down sonny - there's more than one log to split!
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  17. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    I wonder what he would do with a Fireside friend ? I like mine
    • "ESTWING" FIRESIDE FRIEND SPLITTING TOOL
    • 14"L , 4lbs
    • FIRESIDE FRIEND SPLITTING TOOL.jpg
  18. gerry100

    gerry100 Minister of Fire

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    Good technique, if you want a workout and only do one round a day
  19. Adabiviak

    Adabiviak Feeling the Heat

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    Seems a little dangerous for a 'survival' themed site, when a split toe might cost you more than an embarrassing ride to the hospital.
  20. blwncrewchief

    blwncrewchief Burning Hunk

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    Thanks, I have to clean the coffee off my laptop now. ;lol <>
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  21. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    That's what I was thinking. This is a survivalist?

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