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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by jlow, Sep 6, 2009.

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  1. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    use the ash and cherry frist giving more seasoning time for the other woods you got

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  2. jlow

    jlow Feeling the Heat

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    Got my moisture meter today and went out to see how the wood is doin'. Checked wood at different locations in shed and I am getting 12% to 18% readings. I am happy with that.
  3. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    did you put a fresh splitt and check in the center?
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    jlow Feeling the Heat

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    Can't really say I have a fresh split in the stack. I did check in the center of the splits I did do.
  5. BucksCoBernie

    BucksCoBernie New Member

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    I think he meant re-splitting a split and checking the center of that to check the true inside %.
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    With a moisture reader, you should re-split a split, and then check the middle for a more useful reading

    Oops, bucks beat me to it. :)
  7. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    not sure i am reading this right, did you resplitt each peace before using your meter them #'s are very low for wood just cut this season (except the ash and cherry)
  8. jlow

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    I did not split a split. I will tomorrow and re-check the readings. Thanks for the advice.
  9. jlow

    jlow Feeling the Heat

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    Split ash, cherry & mulberry and got between 17%-19%. All wood in my stack is from deadfall and has been seasoning since March/April.
  10. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    your in great shape! I wouldnt bother with the garage
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