And you probably drove within sight of the ridgeline I live on in the northern tip of Chester County. I am in the woods around my house if it's daylight, and have the firepit lit while I drag, saw, split and stack. Always welcome anyone who wants to stop by and lean on a Dolmar, or swing the Fiskars, or hitch to the log arch, or even just sit by the fire for some rehydration.Should have stopped by. I'm not that far from Lancaster. 30 miles or so. Could have loaded the van up with some nice ash for ya to sell. Seems like the wind is always blowing here on top the hill.
I live on the border of Delaware and Philadelphia County. Drove out Rt 30 through Downingtown/Coatsville and made our way to Lancaster. Gorgeous part of our commonwealth for sure!And you probably drove within sight of the ridgeline I live on in the northern tip of Chester County. I am in the woods around my house if it's daylight, and have the firepit lit while I drag, saw, split and stack. Always welcome anyone who wants to stop by and lean on a Dolmar, or swing the Fiskars, or hitch to the log arch, or even just sit by the fire for some rehydration.
Most likely he paid for in mill on log number 2!I know a guy that bought a mill, bought 4 Black Walnut logs for $2000, milled them and never used it again. Last time I asked him about it the engine was locked up from sitting. Some folks just have too much money.
Should have stopped by. I'm not that far from Lancaster. 30 miles or so. Could have loaded the van up with some nice ash for ya to sell. Seems like the wind is always blowing here on top the hill.
This guy is super nice, but a little off. He's like the nutty professor. I told him to never buy any logs, I could get anything he wanted free, if it grows in the Mid Atlantic area. When he was telling us about paying $2K off Craigs List, I asked why he didn't call me? He said, " Well you said you could get anything, but not Black Walnut." So, I pulled out my cell and showed him several cord of BW split up into firewood. I only like forks and no one wanted the straight logs. Can only let them lay around so long. He used to tournament fish with us and would wonder off when we were all in the boat. I always got the job of finding him. He has a PHD in Marine Biology. One time he was half a mile down the beach looking for little shells. He just never got the concept of tournament fishing, being time sensitive.Most likely he paid for in mill on log number 2!
When I quit smoking I bought my mill, withing a year of not buying cancer sticks it was paid for, and built a Hunt Camp. I bought it the year my young lad was born, hes 10 now, I havent bought a board or stick of anything in a decade. It sits idle alot of the time, but comes in handy to bring in a lil extra cash hear and there, and I get to choose my own lumber and burn the rest!
I only had 10 cord ready this year. I usually don't sell any till after Thanksgiving. This year all ten cord were gone before TG. Yesterday I was helping a friend cut two big Willow stumps low as possible for the stump grinder guy. I ran the 660 with 36" bar on it for about two hours. It was down to about a 6' stump and my 36 would only go a little over half way through. Got one big round cut off, and my FEL wouldn't lift it. It's rated at 900 pounds. So, I had to noodle them into slabs I could carry to the splitter. I was planning on going to the farm and cutting a trailer load of Ash today. My darn left bicep keeps cramping up. Guess I'll stay home and puzzle with my wife. She's stuck in the house just having a hip replaced. Tomorrow is her 1 month follow up. So, no cutting Ash till next week.Howdy scroungers. Haven't runna saw in weeks, going through some withdrawals.
How's everyone's wood piles doing? I haven't even burned through one hole stack yet (which each stack is somewhere between 1/2-3/4 of a cord). Need to measure them and do the math again.
Got a new "project", swapping in a replacement rear handle/tank on my buddy's 066 that I borrow from time to time. Have never done one before. Gonna check the fuel/impulse lines and what not while I'm in there.
In 1975 I bought a 1974 Harley Sportster "Kick Start". Paid the guy, started her up. Went up the street to the main stop light in town.Cut up a small pile of locust poles and stacked same then turned to on the split/stack of willow rounds. 2 trailer loads split/stacked. My legs could have gone for another load but I was readyi for a coffee break. Somehow I never seem to get back to work after that.
I have a new Black Diamond spitter with Briggs engine. It has caused problems 3 times now with sticking needle valve.
Today for my first load I pulled until I couildn't pull any more, choke on, choke off, not even a cough. Okay pull plug to check if flooded. Sckrench would'nt fit. Okay - to the shop for a plug wrench. I was looking for a couple sizes to take back when the light dawned. It was an idiosyncrasy of that motor. I found that you can pull forever and it won't start until you turn the ignition switch on. True story.