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Worked my but off today..thats alot of work

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Clarkbar2311, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    Had some locus that was huge. Had to bust out the wedges to get it small enough to move where I want it. Got about a dozen more rounds to move and 3 more big rounds to bust up. Pics to follow as soon as I can.

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  2. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Git-r-Done Clarkbar!

    zap
  3. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    Zap,

    FOr the record. You are my idol. I'll never process as much wood as you. I do need to post some pics to prove my activities are real.

    Jim
  4. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    never happened!
  5. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    I believe you, I'm just lucky most my wood is down. I'll bust my hump until winter (plan on doing some fall walleye fishing) then take a break.

    zap
  6. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    wont let me upload pics at this time..will try again soon.

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  7. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Nice That is a lot of work there!
  8. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Drink plenty of water you have some work ahead you.

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  9. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    wait till you see the pine pile...yikes.
  10. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    There are a lot of uglies in that pile. Lots of stuff that will give the splitter a workout. Not looking forward to splitting it. When it was bucked it wasn't cut anywhere near consistantly. Sizes are gonna be eerywhere.

    The pine is straight forward its just wet and there's a lot of it to split.
  11. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Clarkbar2311 do you burn alot of pine and if so how do you like it?

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  12. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    No I haven't burnt much pine. I just have so much because I had 4 old huge pines cut down this year to clear an area of my yard. It is really light and spongy though. I imagine a lot of it will be for shoulder season once I get an insert.

    Jim
  13. ChrisNJ

    ChrisNJ Feeling the Heat

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    Looks like Maple ?
  14. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    That pile in the pictures is 80% locust and 20% maple. The big stuff is all locust.

    I've got a fresh load of maple on my utility trailer now. Going to haul several loads home the next few days...no insert yet but fuel pile growing.
  15. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Looks like your putting the horse out front!
  16. Clarkbar2311

    Clarkbar2311 New Member

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    I just don't have the cash this season. Not going into debt further for insert. I can continue to build fuel supply for next season. I figure I have between 8-10 cords now on my property. About half of it split. I can get the rest split by winter. I should be 2-3 years ahead by the time I get the insert installed.
  17. wendell

    wendell Minister of Fire

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    Just the way you should, good job.
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    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    So it looks like your not getting rid of it. Good choice.
  19. Clarkbar2311

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    I still have some pieces. But they are mostly big ones. I needed that stuff moved sooner rather than later. I was hoping to have it out last week. I ended up with most of sunday free. After we talked on Saturday I made the call to move it on my own in stead of giving it away.
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    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    . . . and by doing so once you get that insert and have truly seasoned wood you will be one of the few, the proud . . . a first year burner with good wood.

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