You'll know when you cut into it. I cut and burn hickory all the time, if it is soft an light in weight it's not much good. Bonfire wood.
"Fitz"- The Keeper of "Hog Zilla"
20 year old Weber Kettle with a hail dent in the lid, decapitated and used on athe Coors UDS.
"Rocky" the Coors Beer Can UDS
Big Boar BBQ-Home of "Hog Zilla