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Czarbecue
06-02-2018, 06:53 AM
This fell down last night:
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I have a rental with no fireplace. Outside of getting a burn barrel, canít I just use regular firewood to season a smoker? Wonít cook a fatty or anything...

HankB
06-02-2018, 07:01 AM
What flavor will it leave behind? I can't tell what kind of tree it is but it looks rotten and that's a strike against it in my book.

Edit: In my neighborhood I can get rid of wood by cutting and stacking at the edge of the street. It vanishes in a day or two.

Czarbecue
06-02-2018, 07:10 AM
It was pretty windy so it probably got blown down if it was already dead with no roots. Rotten wood will smell when lit?

Sid Post
06-02-2018, 07:28 AM
Most hardwoods taste pretty good to me.

That appears to be half rotten and will stink up things pretty good. Plus, rotten wood doesn't burn very well or generate much heat.

Czarbecue
06-02-2018, 05:27 PM
Well, I kicked a branch to see how brittle it was and it literally exploded with ants. Definitely not smoking with it, but will most likely set it on fire, lol

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ElQueTraz
06-02-2018, 08:35 PM
Turn them into Fire Ants? Ha.

chopper mech
06-02-2018, 09:12 PM
Rotten wood is not something you want to use, unless you are out of diesel.

WilliamKY
06-02-2018, 09:20 PM
Well, I kicked a branch to see how brittle it was and it literally exploded with ants. Definitely not smoking with it, but will most likely set it on fire, lol

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180602/6de4a5e54c1c4aa479449a8e574ff2ea.jpg
Ants or termites?

Czarbecue
06-02-2018, 09:28 PM
Ants or termites?


Well damn. I guess they were termites. Now I need a shower and a flame thrower.