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Wow !! Hope you dont need to buy wood from this Craigslist guy!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by wood-fan-atic, Aug 1, 2011.

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  1. wood-fan-atic

    wood-fan-atic New Member

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    http://longisland.craigslist.org/grd/2524787127.html

    SEASONED BAGGED FIREWOOD NO NEED TO STACK - $100 (SUFFOLK / NASSAU )
    Date: 2011-08-01, 4:57PM EDT
    Reply to: sale-gbstn-2524787127@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
    We have bulk firewood and also bagged firewood. All the wood is hardwood hand loaded so no junk and has been seasoned for over 3 years. The bagged wood can be tied at the top so no snow or rain gets in so no need to stack wood anymore we can place the bagged wood right at the end of your driveway or next to the side door. Bagged wood is $100 a bag plus $10 deposit on the bag. Delivery varies depending on location so please email your location and I will get back to you right away. If you buy 6 bags or more delivery is free

    Location: SUFFOLK / NASSAU
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  2. jimosufan

    jimosufan Member

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    once again when did wood turn into gold?
  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Heck if people will pay it, more power to him.
  4. JustWood

    JustWood Minister of Fire

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    Wood is phat coin for the same reason beer is $8/bottle in Manhattan.
  5. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    But what size is the bag?
  6. CTYank

    CTYank Minister of Fire

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    Looking at the picture, it's about the size of a grocery bag. Not a bad markup for a couple of pounds of wood, worth less than the bag deposit.
    Less than ethical, or maybe a typo on the decimal point.
  7. loon

    loon Minister of Fire

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    2 cord Savage :p
  8. JustWood

    JustWood Minister of Fire

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    Looks 40"x40"x40"
  9. amateur cutter

    amateur cutter Minister of Fire

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    $ 100.00 bucks to have a nice romantic fire @ Christmas & New Years eve. In the city, I'm bettin he gets a few takers. Be awful expensive heat though.
  10. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    Looks like they are feed bags, which would mean it's about 1/4 cord of wood then. The bags I worked with are 48"x48"x48"
  11. backpack09

    backpack09 Minister of Fire

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    With the handles I would guess they are those jumbosack sand bags, I believe they are 1+ cyd bags.
  12. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    I will take a 1/4 bottle....... :)
  13. drozenski

    drozenski New Member

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    That bag is a 1 yard landscaping bag.

    so

    36x36x36 or 27 cubic feet of wood. or just shy of 1/4 a cord.
  14. SolarAndWood

    SolarAndWood Minister of Fire

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    $32/bottle? You know how to live. Around here, eight bucks is buying 40% of a magnum :lol:
  15. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    Around here if you said Magnum everyone would be expecting to see a gun.
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