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Scrounging firewood

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by mainewoods, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. JustJeff

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    Yeah I think you have to. It’s one of those things every tourist who comes here does. Jim o the mills tonight!
     
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    That’s hilarious. Musta been a poulan, he had to pull it a lot!
     
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    Depends on the species, I think. Blue gum certainly does if you have had it shut down overnight then open it up in the morning.
     
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    Yeah burnt a few bits of wood here and there that spark a bit at times, I couldn't tell you what they were now though, all I know is it's wood burn it, that's pretty much how it goes for me and firewood collecting. We've got 3 loads to cut tomorrow which should be interesting for this fat barstard:crazy:
     
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    that place should be busy so clear your schedule for tomorrow as you'll still be there
     
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    Hopefully it’s busy enough to be fun but not so busy we can’t get a table. Looking forward to checking it out.
     
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    Hopefully it'll be lively, never been there on a night that wasn't. It's a pity that I'm working away from home this week or I'd join you in a heartbeat :(
     
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    Darn it, that settles it then. I’m just going to have to come back to Ireland! Too bad, it would be welcome company.
     
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    Yeah timing sucks to be honest, if you do come back give me plenty of notice so we can make things work, how are you liking it here
     
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    It’s the vacation of a lifetime. Ireland is so beautiful in its impossible ruggedness and every shade of green. It truly is the Emerald Isle. We’ve done a fair bit of the wild Atlantic way and every 50 ft you want to stop and take a picture. Loving the rich culture and the friendly people.
     
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    Anybody near Frankenmuth MI? Wife and I are going up for 4 days at Thanksgiving. Any good saw shops in the area?
     
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    @Flint Mitch is out that way, and quite a few guys from another forum firewood hoarders.
    I'm about an 1.5hrs straight west of flint which you will go right thru.
    As far as saw shops go I don't frequent them often, they are like gas stations, if you go in you will spend money :laugh:.
    If you need anything while up here feel free to contact me, I'll shoot you my contact info.
     
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    I am from that general area! Leo's saw shop in Clio is a good small Stihl dealer. There is a large John Deer/Stihl dealer in Frankenmuth, but I'm not a fan. Frankenmuth is a fun place, but be prepared to spend some money in the many tourist trap shops!

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    There is also Card Brothers Equipment in Chesaning which is a Dolmar dealer. Was only in there once to fondle a few saws, but it seemed like a decent place

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    This is our 5th trip up there. Nice town and friendly people. Wife needs a get away. Might have to check out that Dolmar dealer.
     
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    Frankenmuth is a cute little place. The chicken dinner is worth having once in your life. We used to go quite regularly and stay at birch run at a campground. Outlet mall is great for the wife and kids. I always looked at that trip as paying it forward for the times that I wanted something. Lol. I saw absolutely no deals on Craig’s list in central Michigan, somebody there snaps up everything! I won’t mention his name but will just look at him and whistle...:innocent: @chipper1
     
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    Already have reservations at Zender’s for Thanksgiving dinner. Can’t remember when but one year for their Thanksgiving buffet they had 7,771 people go thru. That place has good food.
     
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    I'm not the only one up here that grabs them up(although I've gotten a few :cool:), there are still plenty of deals to be had as I don't usually run over there unless it's a real sweet deal on something I have to have or I have a couple deals lined up. When I go out there it's usually for splitters and quads or kids dirt bikes, I make good money on them, saws are more for the fun of it.
     
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    Local Mulberry scrounge. Two truck loads. Just had to pick it up, as it was already down and cut up. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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    Love the dog-Holstein style.
     

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