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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by NYLife, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. NYLife

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    Burning Hunk

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    Where should I plug my MM into to get an accurate reading the ends or the middle of the split
     
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    Middle of fresh split with the grain
     
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    Thank you
     
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    and the verdict is??????
     
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    Just to clarify for the hundreds of other readers that may hit this post:
    Take one of your larger splits - and resplit. Test the new face of this split with the prongs stuck into the same grain line.
     
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    What kind of wood? How is it stacked, single-row or several rows together? How long?
     
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    Did you take the reading in the basement ? was it at night ? Did you take it out in the sun ?
     
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    It's a mix of cherry oak locust i stacked it on pallets crisscross
     
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    During the day outside in the sun
     
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    Ahh... some of the best firewood on earth.
     
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    Stacked for < 1 yr or more?
     
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