More Free Locust!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Jagtec1, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Jon1270

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    Are there other obvious similarities? I only have black locust, and I've wondered why they share part of their common names since they're not closely related.
     
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  2. ScotO

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    Both trees have frond-like leaf clusters, both trees have thorns (the honey locusts I cut had some 6 and 7" thorns, I have scars to prove it!), other than that, I'm not sure! Never really looked into it......

    I just know that both honey and black locust are awesome in the stove......
     
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    14 cords???? You ain't setting pretty in the BTU field, arent you? I'm starting to accumulate more honey locust. Love the smell and the color of that wood.
     
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    I love it when its been laying down 5 years and the bark is off.
    Great burning wood. No bark to mess with.
     
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    BL is good stuff. It will burn in one year, but is much better 2+ years. Still faster to dry than Red Oak and seems make a bit more heat for me too. The bark in the picture does look a little thin for BL to me. I usually see it looking like this.
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