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Old 04-01-2013, 09:02 PM   #1
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this is a nice load of Free hickory I picked up today. I also picked up a nice load of Free apple wood yesterday. ANd the guy where I got the apple wood from has 2 more apple trees that I can have if I ever want. that trailer is a 6x10 with 2ft sides
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:07 PM   #2
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Niiice. A log splitting would help a little haha, but those are massive.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:17 PM   #4
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they are heavy, and the smallest log is 22in across and about 24in tall.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:17 PM   #5
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:19 PM   #6
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Great score but my back hurts already.....
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:22 PM   #7
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That looks like shagbark hickory, and you will need a splitter, that is some hard splitting wood and I am talking much smaller rounds then you have there. I don't know the process, but you can make a sweet shagbark syrup from the bark.
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Chain saw will do wonders! At least it will get them into manageable sizes.
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That looks like shagbark hickory, and you will need a splitter, that is some hard splitting wood and I am talking much smaller rounds then you have there. I don't know the process, but you can make a sweet shagbark syrup from the bark.
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yes I think I am going to cut them in half then split them. and my buddy's dad just told me that I can use his B.A.L.S. ( big A** LOG SLPITER) if I make him some ribs. I am going to get the other load of apple tomorrow or the next day then maybe this weekend split all the wood I need split.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:14 PM   #11
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I will have to look into that syrup.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:48 PM   #12
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For the amount you have, a couple of steel wedges and a 6 or 8 lb sledge hammer will do just fine. Really it won't take as long as you think.
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:10 PM   #13
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here you go.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:07 AM   #14
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Splitter we don't need no freakin splitter!! Bust out that axe!! Caveman style!!
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:46 AM   #15
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You can rent one at Home Depot for a few dollars.
Go ahead and get another load of wood, rent the spliter and sell a load.
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