new wood arrived

JAred Posted By JAred, Dec 10, 2005 at 8:48 PM

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  1. JAred

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    I'd say I mostly happy for 130 bucks it's a mix of poplar, cottonwood and An amazing amount of elm. It's dry from what I can tell. Only complant is that some of the lenghts vary and even noticed a couple that are to long... any way it's much better than pine everyone else was trying to sell me for 180 bucks plus a cord....
     

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  2. Roospike

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    Cotton wood and poplar ? Pine is a higher BTU burning wood than cotton wood , that puppy is at the bottom of BTU heating. I dont think poplar is a lot better. Now ash is right up ther at the top , i hope you got a lot af ash wood and not so much cotton wood. http://www.chimneysweeponline.com/howood.htm
     
  3. BrotherBart

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    Poplar ain't anywhere near the highest BTU content in the world but it is a delight to burn. Burns clean and ash is almost non-existent with it. If it is dry. Easy to tell if it is because it will be so light. If it is wet you can't burn it with a blowtorch. Use it for your daytime wood when someone is around to feed the stove.
     
  4. JAred

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    after stacking it I would say half of it is elm, 1/4 cottonwood, 1/4 poplar. I'm I correct in saying the poplar has a redish tint to most of it? also prior to this load, a picked some wood up from a co worker. He said it was poplar but it does not look anything like the "poplar" I have now could I be wrong about species here? OR ARE THERE other names for poplar?
     
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