This is the way to find a scrounge.....

smokinj Posted By smokinj, Dec 12, 2012 at 11:21 PM

  1. smokinj

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    pp.jpg I pass on this one once before. Rebounds are sweeter than 3 pointers.



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    No brush just trunk...
     
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  2. Wildo

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    guess they didnt have a splitter or know how to.
     
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  3. billb3

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    I've got a red oak sitting in the back yard in about the same state.
    Saw died.
     
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  4. bogydave

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    Looks like all wood, no mess :)
    Heck of a rebound, sweet score now for sure ;)
    Walnut?
     
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  5. swagler85

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    thats awesome
     
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  6. smokinj

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    I pretty sure this is pig nut. Most people on a nice fresh log think they have struck gold. Once they figure out what it takes they will be calling.
     
  7. Bacffin

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    Why isn't it split yet :)
     
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  8. ScotO

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    I see some really nice boards in that log, Jay! Is that what you are thinking if you get it?
     
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  9. smokinj

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    That pick makes it look pretty straight but its not. Home owner has tried to sell it for the last year. I say the same thing everyone that tries to sell it to me. I dont pay for wood but if I ever do it will need to be stacked. ;)
     
  10. smokinj

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    Its been there for awhile. I will snag it Sunday A.M.
     
  11. Woody Stover

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    Either you have a small foot or that's a big log! ==c
    I agree...bark sez Pignut but like bogydave said, looks as dark as Walnut. Was it growing in a septic field? ;lol
     
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  12. smokinj

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    Its got to be close to 30 inch's. Thats pretty small compared to what I normally get. Theres small nuts all over the place. (But I am only about 50 percent on id's):)
     
  13. Thistle

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    Perfect.Just like the ones I like finding.No brush,no garbage & no BS from property owner thinking they have pure gold or expecting a trash removal service.Life is too short.
     
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  14. Backwoods Savage

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    Jay, it seems no matter where I go I can find lots of nuts.... Many are even scary.
     
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  15. smokinj

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    I stop taking b.s. after my first 12 cords in 2006. (Burnt ever stick in one season) 6 years and 72 cords later (Thats just my take) Not counting at-least another 35 cords for friends and family members.. I am quick to leave them my phone number and let them know if things change give me a call. ;)
     
  16. smokinj

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    It is black walnut.......This will be milled and now have my table benches.;) (Tires spun out so thats where she will set) :cool:



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  17. AJS56

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    Man, nice logs. And... love the safety flag!!! .)
     
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  18. Thistle

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    Good looking Walnut there.Can't wait to see the benches.
     
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  19. smokinj

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    Here a quick cut for a wedding cake. Will go behind the wood stove for a while. Wedding in Aug. z12z.jpg
     
  20. Woody Stover

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    Wow J, that's a gorgeous piece of wood right there. ==c
     
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  21. smokinj

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    The bride to be is very excited about it...Going to pop in up a couple inchs with peg legs.
     
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  22. Backwoods Savage

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    So, is everyone on hearth.com invited to the wedding?
     
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  23. smokinj

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    Not mine. Its a life long friends daughters wedding.
     
  24. Backwoods Savage

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    Don't blame you a bit for that Jay.
     
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  25. smokinj

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    She seen some pic's of my tables and the wedding theme is Rustic. lol She hit the jack pot. :)
     
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