Working on next years supply(truck mods underway)

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  1. Chargerman

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    Been working on next years supply. Have about 2 cord that were put up last year for 2012-2013 and adding to it.

    I spent today skidding out a bunch of walnut tops out from the thornbushes and into the open for easy cutting and loading.

    I had to bulldoze a pathway onto the hill on our farm where most of the tops are a few weeks ago in order to get my truck up there.
     

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    Got two loads of walnut out so far. This was cut a few weeks ago and loaded today. My trusty old '76 Dodge took care of it with ease.
     

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    Nice work Chargerman, what temps are you having that way. Also nice job on the bunks.

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    Here are the walnut tops I skidded out to cut up, should end up with quite a bit when done.
     

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    Thanks, it's been pretty nice for wood cutting with mid 40's to mid 50's today.
     
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    Great looking truck!
     
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    Low 20's at night here, we were in the mid 40's today. Had to take off the thin orange coat I had on, great weather for cutting.


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    Thanks, I love the old girl. It has a big block in it right now but I am considering putting a Cummins in it out of a parts truck that I got recently.

    It also has a secret weapon for fighting firewood that comes in rather handy. :cheese:
     

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    Nice work. And sweet friggin truck. How did you do the dump box?
     
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    Sweet truck without that....Mind blowing Awesome with that button.
     
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    It is or was available as a kit. I can't take credit, previous owner installed it but I am reaping the benefit.
     
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    Wow! Love that truck. And a dumper too! I need one of them.
     
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    Nice truck. X 2
    Nice wood.
    Nice to be getting a year ahead.
    Nice job!
     
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    I like that dump body,that is cool
     
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    Chargerman, it is much nicer when you have the right tools to get the job done and it appears you did very well.
     
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    Spent the better part of today cutting up most of the walnut in the pictures from last weekend. The road I put in a while back is a little steep.
     

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    Made it to the top with the help of my dog Zoe, she is a husky chow mix and loves playing in the woods.
     

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    I have a bunch more to load up but I did have enough energy left to get one rather large load of walnut out. This stuff was green to so it worked the old Dodge a little bit. Had to take it slow coming down the hill.
     

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    Where's the freakin like button? Or a rep button, lol! I see walnut and a nice old dodge. Threads don't get much better than that!
     
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    That is a wicked cool truck. Drop a 12V under the hood and it would be...i don't know...whatever is better than wicked cool.
     
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    Couple of stacks on the cab corners too.
     
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    Wait for it.....


    HOOD STACK!
     
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    I don't know about stacks but this will likely end up under the hood after wood hauling is done for the year. Its got a 5 speed behind it too. After today l will be putting the W350 Dana 70 rear, springs, and overloads in also, that should take care of any firewood I need to haul.
     

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    That'll work. Skip the stacks...i was just joking above.
     
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    I know you were. I had considered one in the box. Can't do it with the dump bed plus I need to put wood in there. lol
     
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