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Quick question. Do you all split your wood in half or in quarters? WSM. 8lb. butt.
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Thanks! Just chopped my 1st piece of wood. I could get into that. lol
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Depends how big around it is.
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Thanks! Just chopped my 1st piece of wood. I could get into that. lol
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For my wsm i like to use 2 or three chunks of wood, each no larger than my fist.
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I cut my quarters into half, i like em small. I use an electric splitter to get em that way.
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Sometimes I use the whole log but usually split in 1/2
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Depends how big around it is.
Yeah some of my logs were 18-24" diameter so they got split into about 10ths. Some cherry logs I have are only 6" diameter so they get 1/2'ed and all in between. I like the final result to be about 3"-4" around (though not necessarily round).
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