so whats this look like

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  1. trailblaze

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    I am guessing 1-1/4 cord
     
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    I would say the same, 1 to 1-1/4 cords. Just for reference, a 6.5' (short) bed truck slightly rounded up is about 1 face cord. A 4'x12 trailer with 30" side slightly rounded is 2 face cords. That would be 1 full cord of wood.
     
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    I'd say about a cord. Is that the going price for wood delivered to you in your area?
     
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    no... the going price is about 150-175 a cord delivered.

    this guy claims the trailer holds a cord and the truck hold about 3/4 cord
     
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    I would be leery of someone who has a short bed and says it holds 3/4 of a cord. I have a full size Serria and it wont hold 3/4 unless its stacked end to end and up to the top of the side rail. Even then the weight would be a bit too much for a half ton.

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    I looked at the picture closer and agree its a long bed truck. My old eyes are not what they used to be. :roll:
     
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    All in all, it seems like a fair price for your area. Besides if you were make this happen in all the time and back breaking work, it is a VERY fair price.

    Also, if you need the wood and it is seasoned for this winters use, then buy it.
     
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    Then stack it on delivery and let the seller stand up to the actual quantity!
     
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    Agreed with everyone above. Ask the seller if he minds if you stack it to see just how much there is there.
     
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    Ive loaded my truck bed just like the picture and then emptied and stacked it. YOu are exactly correct. It held 1/3 of a cord. That is definately what is in the truck . 42 Cubic feet.
     
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    Are you guys sure that isn't an 8' bed in that truck? I use to get 2/3 cord stacked tight in my old 8' bed F-250. I say 1 1/4 to 1 1/5 cord.
     
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    Yes, it looks like a 8' pickup bed to me also. Longer than my 6 foot bed for sure.
     
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    That is also a 16' utility trailer. I am guessing 1 3/4 cord. I like the idea of buying it and then stacking it out to make sure. Have the guy agree if it is short, he will make up the difference.
     
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    Even carefully stacked in the bed of my old F-250, I can't get much more than 1/2 a cord. I doubt loaded that way the truck could hold 3/4 a cord. I would guess 1.25 cords. Maybe 1.5.
     
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    I can get over 3/4 cord in my long bed Dodge diesel. That's stacked very carefully and considerably higher in the center. I would bet it is at least 1.75 cords. I think If you need it, buy it. If it's short maybe he would make it right. I would assume 1.5-1.75. If you can live with that # and $ then don't worry about it.
     
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    lets sat the trailer is 6x16x2=192 truck bed 4x8x2=64 192+62=256/128=2
    i know the pickup is high in the middle but its not nicely stack and giving the trailer 2 ft might be a little to much
    best case 2 cds hopefully a least 1.5 around here 1 cd is now 175-225... so if it is a 1.5 not a bad price ..but not a steal.. but not overpriced...
    ps ask how big the bed is on the truck
     
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    i would say at least 2. thats a long bed and they are 5 feet (at least) wide i can haul 1.2 cords with my newer real short bed dodge with my 10 by 5 trailer after i split and stack it. that truck has mine beet by about 30-40 cubic feet and my trailer by 90-100 cubic feet. thats at least one cord right there. 2 would be my guess. its a real good deal though. that would cost about $1000 here stacked and delivered.
     
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