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Anybody know a solid BTU rating on Russian Olive

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by NDtreehugger, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. NDtreehugger

    NDtreehugger AboristSite Guru

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    I have 4 cords plus over 100 more Russian Olive trees to cut for firewood.
     
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    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    Wow - that's a lot of Russian olive. How's it split? I've never burned it, but it's some very dense wood.
     
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    It splits almost like Ash
     
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    anlrolfe Honor GOD, Country and Corps

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    Russian Olive?

    Is that what you put in Stolichnay?

    Shaken or stirred??
     
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    heats ok, not the most pleasant sent outside though.

    I think this would be stirred not shaken.
     
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    You’re absolutely right; we should use Google for everything and forget about personal experiences from good people on a wood cutting community forum.
     
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    BTU value is about the same for all hard wood when equal weight of dry

    is burned. Some of the heaviest green wood is among the lightest when dry.
     
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    Am I sensing a little sarcasm in this, or are you being sincere? Perhaps there's a :pill: you could take for that...

    Not sure what part of the response seems to have bothered you. From my perspective, I offered both an answer and a link to more information, if you wanted it. The answer I provided actually did come from good people on a wood cutting community forum, albeit a different one than this perhaps. It was one of the hits returned to the Google search.

    Why so touchy to what was in essence a sincere response to your question?

    Too bad it offended you as that wasn't the intent. Better luck next time to us both, I guess.

    Best to you! :msp_thumbup:
     

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