Hard work pays off just takes awhile to reap its rewards.

ohlongarm Posted By ohlongarm, Jan 12, 2019 at 9:37 AM

  1. ohlongarm

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    Three years ago, I split a tremendous pile of red oak,100 tons to be exact the wood was split between myself and a friend.
    The pile shown here about 100 feet long and about 30 feet wide and averaged about 4 feet tall.
    Rounds were huge too huge actually,however burning red oak at the three year mark is incredible,long steady burns i've got about 5 seasons yet stored.
     
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  3. Todd67

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    Nice pile of firewood. I hope none of it rots before you can burn it.

    By the way, you started this thread 3 different times. You might want to delete the other two.
     
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    Tried to delete the other ,won't let me,most wood is on concrete with a metal roof covering all of it including sides ,the stuff just keeps getting harder.
     
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    Nice pile of stove chow.
     
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    I don't know how long oak lasts. It looks dry in the pictures. I don't see any oak firewood around here. I've only ordered about 5 or 6 cords of wood in 7 years, and they seem to deliver mostly soft wood, with some occasional maple and ash. I usually burn whatever I can get from my small property and what I can get from the neighbors who don't burn wood.

    Sometimes my phone will post something twice. I can't delete the unwanted post, so I just delete the words and type "duplicate post" if the forum allows me to. I hate when that happens because it's never anyone's intention to have duplicate posts. It only happens to me if I use my cell phone to post something, but not very often. It has never happened to me when I use my laptop.
     
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    THX,no delete button showed up on my screen.
    This red oak at three years burns insanely long in the BK,burns down to a fine ash with little coals left after 15 hours.
     
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    Man I love some oak! But it’s like wine... takes many years to be just right.


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