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whats the largest size unsplit wood you should burn in the in door fireplace

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by gunny100, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. gunny100

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    whats the largest pcs of un split wood log to safetly buen in thew in doo fireplace
     
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    Nothing heavier than the load limit of your floor joists.
     
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    When my wife and I worked shift work, we would have on hand a piece to put in when we worked night shift. We call them “11-7 logs”. Since we would be gone for 10 hours, we needed something slow burning to catch up when we got home in the morning.
     
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    I don’t burn anything bigger than what will fit through the stove’s Door.
     
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    When I had indoor stoves, I only threw in big enough chunks that could fit side by side....stove burns way better than just tossing in a giant chunk.

    On my OWB, I can't lift what would fit.
     
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    Woodmaster was sued when a person loaded a large piece and pinched one of his fingers off. Now it has a label stating it is a pinch point and only handle pieces you can easily lift. Local dealer closed shop over it. American way, no personal responsibility.
     
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    i could burn 500 lb logs in the fireplace
     
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    PICS of you loading them. :thisthreadisworthlesswithoutpictures:
     
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    This guy is really a special kind of f’d up
     
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    i use a pallet jack to move the wood to the fireplace and than i roll it in first make a big fire
     
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    i use a pallet jack to get the 500lb log to the fireplace than i roll it in the fireplace
    first make a roring fire
     
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    I understand.
    I use to haul wood to the fireplace with a Propane forklift.....then the wife *****'s about fumes and scratches on hardwood floors.
     
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    We keep some “night logs” about 12” diameter that barely fit in the door of mine. They don’t burn very good, but go all night. A better plan is usually to load it up normal an hour before bed and then load some normal size green wood on top of it at bed time.
     
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    WOW.....just wow!!!
     
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    How long does a 500# log last? That’s a lot of wood, between 1/8 and 1/4 cord
     
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    how much drugs you consume, to come up with such stupid questions?????
     
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    Lmao.
    And I was just ready to report a significant increase in burn times if logs was dropped Long ways down the flue.
     
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    How is his house not burnt down by now? I think the troll assessment may be the only solution.
     
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    Nothing larger than what your wife can carry.
     
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