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Is this where the free wood at?

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by smokinj, Sep 11, 2009.

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  1. jdinspector

    jdinspector Feeling the Heat

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    Wow, you guys take your wood serious! Letting loose your german shepherd? Shooting someone? Shooting warning shots? I guess since I don't have the problem of people stealing my wood (or at least a lot of it), I can't relate to those responses. I am sure that occassionally my backyard neighbor helps himself to some of my wood over the fence. I don't have a problem with it, as I'm sure it's for his campfire. Maybe I should train my cocker spaniel to attack?!

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    yep mrs smooths said take all you can haul!
  3. jdinspector

    jdinspector Feeling the Heat

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  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    My wood processing area is visible from the public road while my house is not. My wife thinks someone might try to steal my wood. There are times that strangers will pull into my driveway but leave quickly when my GSD groan goes charging after them.

    She may look like a pussycat in this pic but she has a way of letting visitors know who's boss. She will charge at some people at full speed, jump up and shoulder check them. If their hands/arms flail anywhere away from the body, her mouth will find it. I cannot call her off when she gets in that mode and warn people to stay in the vehicle or to hold their arms tight to their body.

    If my wife so much as lets out a gasp, the dog will go into attack mode and charge around the yard looking to take out the perceived threat. I don't worry that my wood may get stolen, I worry that she will bite someone and they may try to sue.

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  5. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    How much does that dog weight?
  6. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Dunno, but don't let her Rubenesque look fool you. She can jump and easily match you nose to nose or shoulder to shoulder.
  7. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    the guy next door has one 140 lbs but he has the invisable fence so he cant guard my place. He just sits there waiting.He will knock you down before you know what happen and nails hurt like crap
  8. Delta-T

    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    the cat looks like it could do some damage as well. Look at those eyes!
  9. Lumber-Jack

    Lumber-Jack Minister of Fire

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    You all better keep away from this good old boy's wood pile, ya hear?

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    I do get a kick out of some of the threads in this forum ;-)
    Frankly I could think of a lot easier ( and more valuable) things to steal than a load of fire wood. Try fencing a pick-up full of wood at your local pawn shop.... :lol:
  10. blades

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    Those should be left in the light fingerd schmucks.
  11. WES999

    WES999 Minister of Fire

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    I have one of these 4 legged burglar alarms ;-)

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  12. johnsopi

    johnsopi Minister of Fire

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    For the most part nobody steals wood. It's much work. If you shoot someone over them stealing wood you'll make fox news just like the guy
    in Tx who shot a girl over taking a peach off his tree.Call the cops let them take care of it.
  13. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    I always turn down CL ads that are listed in the free area that say "just take it, don't call or knock on the door". I can't believe some people would take that chance.
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    Now that I understand what is involved in preparing wood for burning, I think I would try to steal someone's wife first. There is a lot less risk in my opinion. :cheese:
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    This is Thor. He weighs 170 .lbs. He guards my wood when I ain't around. Nuff' said.



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  16. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    What do the other two do, eat the leftovers?
  17. peterc38

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    The other two are females so they are a little smaller, 130 and 140 .lbs respectively. Overall, they are friendly, but also are very protective. They make sure your "OK" before they let you out of their sight.
  18. zknowlto

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    Agreed. It's not worth it to seriously wound or kill someone over firewood.
  19. peterc38

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    Great looking Shepard!!
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    C'mon hunting season!
    WOW, I would hate to have to clean the piles in your yard in spring...did you get a tractor with a loader? :) :lol: :bug:
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    Good guys wear white hats. Be sure to check which color you wear Wendell. We only aim at the bad guys!
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    Backwoods, yep, I have a 44mag pistol that I took a deer with last year at 103 yards. That is close for me. My AR's are good to at least 300yds in 3 calibers. My guess is that no one would ever see that distance if I felt threatened. That being said, I do not think I would let a few fly over some firewood. I would not have a problem keeping them there until the cops came...
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    Yes, the tractor has a loader but I have enough acreage that the piles get dispersed, I only clean the stuff closer to the house. :)
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    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    I trained mine to go in the bush. No land mines to worry about stepping in.
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    Perfect!
    Great photo too.
    I could feel the wind.
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