Small Score

milleo Posted By milleo, Oct 24, 2012 at 2:44 PM

  1. milleo

    milleo
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    They are cutting trees from power lines right by my house so I scrambled and got three loads in my blazer with the seats down. I think there is white oak, maple , grey birch and silver maple....Probably 1/3 of a cord. Not sure if there is black locust there or not, Lol I don't know my wood very well.... Picture0095.jpg Picture0097.jpg I am resting now there is more....
     
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  2. bogydave

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    Sweet. Right by your house.
    Lucky score.
    Not as small a score as you think, looks to be over 1/3 cord to me.
    All good wood too :)
     
  3. milleo

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    Ya now they are right in front of my house so I will grab anything decent they leave, lot of small stuff out there but it all burns....
     
  4. Wood Duck

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    If they are hauling any of the wood away, I'd stop and offer that they can dump it at your place. Most of the time they are happy to avoid a long drive and dump local.
     
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  5. TimJ

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    Tell them to drop the rest of the stuff they cut off at your house
     
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  6. milleo

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    The pics are deceiving as I took them with the computer and it was down low so piles look taller.
     
  7. Thistle

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    Very nice...... Grab all you can stuff on your property.
     
  8. milleo

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    They are chipping smaller stuff and leaving burnable stuff on the side of the road, I had all I could do to lift into my blazer about 6 rounds of heavy 3 or 4 ft. white oak I guess it is.... the rest was smaller.....
     
  9. milleo

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    Looks like they are only topping in front of my house and chipping, I don't want to get out there right now cause I will be right under the ones in the air.....
     
  10. TimJ

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    excitement will cause many injuries. Put on your hard hat and get out there
     
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  11. milleo

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    Bigger wood about 200 yards up the road I am taking a breather then try to get more good stuff.
     
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  12. CageMaster

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    great enthusiasm, my friend and i are just getting geared up for a large weekend of processing
     
  13. milleo

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    Bigger wood than I thought in front of my house....some black wild cherry too.....I'm gonna be tired tonight. :p
     
  14. Backwoods Savage

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    Milleo, that does look like more wood than you thought. Good for you getting it too. It will pay great dividends.
     
  15. milleo

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    could of got more but ran out of steam....But did get some to add to the piles in the pic,
     
  16. Backwoods Savage

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    You probably don't run out of steam as quickly as I do. ;lol
     
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  17. corey21

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    Nice score there is more then you think there.
     
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  18. weatherguy

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    thats a nice score, Id show up with some donuts and beverages and see if they would dump more in your yard, save your back for the cutting and splitting.
     
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  19. Shane N

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    No one will say no to donuts. Make the beverages the adult type right around quittin' time :)
     
  20. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home
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    Those are the best scores, good thing you were around to grab it!
     
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  21. firefighterjake

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    Assuming that they know you are taking the wood . . . depending on where you are in Maine some power lines are leased land while other places are owned outright by the power company . . . in one case the land owner may be a bit irate at losing the wood, in the other case the power company may not be happy . . . or it may turn out that either owner would be happy that someone is getting a bit of use out of the wood. In any case, it's always a good idea to ask if you haven't done so already.
     
  22. milleo

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    Not the big powerlines just the ones that run along the road, and it was a stretch that ran along the gov. owned property, so no home owners...It's all good around here and I always look around to see if it is near someones house that has signs of them burning wood. If I'm unsure I ask.
     
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  23. firefighterjake

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    Ah, makes sense.
     

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