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Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by ShaneLogs, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. MechanicMatt

    MechanicMatt Cut Split Stack Burn

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    Added two more loads to the pile of rounds on the right.

    It’s all covered in snow now. Was hoping the snow would miss me, but it didn’t 2DDCD371-9463-4482-84AE-88A0DA3F7FD6.jpeg
     
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    svk A little bit of everything

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    Busy day. After plowing 8-12 inches of snow and two more through the day I put up about 3/4 cord of wood. Racks are full for about two weeks now.
     

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    What chain do you run & are there b/c options available?
     
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    Standard Stihl chain, 63 link I think. I don't know what 'b/c' means.
     
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    Ah, you must mean bar/chain. Bar is standard 16" Oregon bar, recommended by dealer. The reason its working so well now is I tightened the belt that drive the bar. It used to stall before, it doesn't now.
     
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    chipper1 Living Life to the Full

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    Matt said above my splitting/piles are now all covered in snow. I may or may not get motivated and uncover them, I'll probably start cutting some of the leaning locust and bringing it right into the house, I like to do that this time of the year, more fun than getting snow off the pile/tarp. Truth is I probably should get the snow off the pile/tarp as split more since I have plenty of wood cut and the locust isn't going anywhere and I have more coming from the neighbors trees when I drop them :dizzy:, this is a good problem though right :D.
    Here's where I'm at for next yrs wood, I'm a bit over half done right now. The other bay in the woodshed has just a bit more than this in it, I probably should load up the back a bit more since the shelf is in the way of loading a lot in the front, but then again I could cut locust out of the woods next yr if I need to:chainsaw:.
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    Did some today. Goes from truck to splitter to the tractor then stacked. Got tired of throwing wood onto the pile. 20200122_102938_001.jpg 20200122_134354.jpg 20200122_134822.jpg 20200122_134830.jpg
     
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    Well the other side is now down to about this same amount.
    I filled up a couple small wheelbarrow loads and one big one for the house tonight.
    That means I'm close to the half way point of being thru my wood on that side. It also means I can start refilling that side when I get the one above finished.
    Sounds like more snow coming this week so I'm not sure that will happen anytime soon.
     
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    Cleaned up the splitting area/compacted the little snow left and got the snow off the tarp so I'm ready for the next chance I get at splitting.
    I also got a couple large wheelbarrow loads up to the top split and put onto the stack. Since I didn't burn even half a wheelbarrow load yesterday I feel as though I got ahead a good bit only doing a little. I haven't added to the woodstove today and don't plan on it until later tonight and then I can get a nice hot fire going since the house is plenty warm right now. It's 34 out now heading to 36 so I'm pretty sure I can get it back to temp pretty easy tonight :havingarest:.
     
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    Only had about 15min to play with the firewood today. I used it to organize the rounds as much as I could. Figured to minimize the amount of them contacting the wet ground would be smart. This is a picture from before the organization..... try and get a picture soon 7A8E8DF8-3D33-4512-ABA2-B1C45D3E35D6.jpeg
     
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    MechanicMatt Cut Split Stack Burn

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    Had to take the pups out for a walk so I snapped some pictures 995DB566-E7F1-4BFA-8FE9-625AEEBF5521.jpeg 64E11B52-37DB-4D1A-807E-B38C214FED1E.jpeg 7A116F49-E99A-41DA-AB06-88AE7C50E558.jpeg
     
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    Getting to the point I can't split the wood as fast as I get it. I'll take pics tomorrow
     
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    svk A little bit of everything

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    Here’s the outdoor rack, nearly full again after I scrounged a nice blowdown Norway pine via snowmobile over the weekend.

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    svk A little bit of everything

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    And the splitting area. I plowed all of the noodles to the far side of the yard when I was done.

    8500 with a 20” bar is a noodling beast!
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    Nice piles Matt.
    Funny, I had just a few mins more than that myself.
    Managed to get another two wheelbarrows filled pretty good split and then stacked it on the woodshed. Can't believe how wet the wood is from the condensation :eek:.
    Here's when I started. Screen Shot 2020-01-26 at 8.49.28 PM.png
    Then after both where split.
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    Blocked and split a cord of the big stuff after lunch today. Too big for the processor so pushed it through the Eastonmade 12-22.

    Trying to keep it fed is a full time job for a couple people. I generally block up a cord or so, then unwrap the splitter and push it through.

     
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    svk A little bit of everything

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    I’ll have just enough left to get to Saturday.

    This noodled pine is nice though. Straight, even pieces with very few knobs or limbs. The aspen sucked cause it was full of bumps and made it harder to load.

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    Did some more today . Trying to get caught up and cleaned up. I believe this is hickory . Have 3 more blow downs that I haven't gotten to yet. I'm going to mill the one log to the right I painted both ends . The other two were on the ground some rot so they will get burned
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    Well got my insulated overals, my sorrels on and foot warmers on my socks and look outside and it's pure white . Snow squall I guess so I'll just have a cup of tea and wait it out . . Feet are going to start sweating soon .
     
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    Added another load to the pile spot and spent some time splitting. I like how the plastic pallets won’t rot, but DAMN are they slick. Wish she had more though, I don’t think I’ll ever have to replace them
     

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