Wood SCORE!!!!

DMX_512 Posted By DMX_512, Aug 16, 2009 at 8:40 PM

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  1. DMX_512

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    I was noodling up some oak rounds and realized that I aught to give the chain a little touch up. Well I thought that I had the appropriate file. So off to the hardware store I go. I noticed a tree company taking down some trees on my way to the store. On the way back I stopped and talked to the guys. They were more than happy to give me the wood. As a matter of fact they asked me to wait while they loaded the Beech onto their truck. Then 2 trucks followed me home (about 6 miles) and dumped in my yard.
     

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    Doesn't get any better then that, awesome score!
     
  3. DMX_512

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    I am trying to get a few more Pics up but keep getting an error message.
     
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    I keep getting a "unable to receive your submission at this time" message when I try to submit more Pics.
     
  5. Todd

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    Nice score, Beech has some high BTU's.
     
  6. Jfk4th

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    Awe the power of beech! Nice score, once again it can never hurt to ask the tree guys :)
     
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    Here is another pic of the score. There is also some Maple in the mix ( at least I think the rest is maple....maybe another species as well)
     

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    Here is a pic of the ends of the Maple looking at my stacks. There is a stack of Oak beyond the last stack in the background that cannot be seen. The Oak that is split and piled was a score from another tree guy. The Oak rounds were 30"+. The split stack is now twice as high as in this picture.
     

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    wow really nice! seems you already have a nice batch drying as well....good job!
     
  11. Todd

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    Looks like some kind of White Oak leaves on that log?
     
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    Free...and delivered. You should run out and buy a lottery ticket!
    Happy burning.
     
  13. SmokinPiney

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    That's a Big Beech ya got there! haha :p . And yes that log in the 2nd pic looks like oak. Least the leaves do...

    Nice score
     
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    Well I did try to give the job boss some gas money for the trucks. He refused and said that I could give it to the guys if I wanted.
    So I gave each driver a 20 spot. Just thought it the nice thing to do. Still I consider that free, $40 for what looks like it will split up to around 2 cords of wood.
     
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    An awesome score! And good job paying the guys!
     
  16. Wet1

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    My mouth is watering just looking at that beech. :)
     
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    Nice. Even came on their truck!!! Doesn't get much better than that. Did they bring beer and pizza too?
     
  18. Ratman

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    I'm sorry I had to:

    Winner of the 2009 Hearth.com quote of the year is Wet1 with his:

    "My mouth is watering just looking at that beech."

    Congratulations!

    Too funny...
     
  19. Backwoods Savage

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    DMX, you did a great thing and those guys will remember you for a long time. Congratulations.

    I agree those leaves look like oak but that is probably just a broken branch that got caught on the log because it surely looks like ash to me.
     
  20. PA. Woodsman

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    Them's some big-ass rounds there, man! Always think that Beech looks like elephant skin...
     
  21. SolarAndWood

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    The big ones seem to weigh as much as an elephant too...especially when its 90 out.
     
  22. DMX_512

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    No kidding. I will definitely be a bringin' the splitter to the beech instead of the other way around.
     
  23. habsfan70

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    Great score!!!
     
  24. myzamboni

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    Did you remember to give them your number in case they have wood to drop off in the future? (if not you are kicking yourself right now)
     
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    Oh yes I did give them my number. I need to give them a follow up call though. I think that I can still fit 6 or 8 cords on the hill.
     
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