Scrounging six cords a year plus

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  1. Erik B

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    I use a dish detergent bottle for bar oil. You can see it on the attached pic.
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    Sold!!!! I'll be doing it from now on! Thanks for the tip brother.
     
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    I have been doing that too for almost 40 years...My dad taught me that when I was in Jr High...very practical!!!
     
  4. Erik B

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    You may want to get a couple of bottles, one for summer oil and another one for winter oil. Seeing how I don't do a lot of cutting in the winter, I can get by using a smaller bottle for the winter oil.
     
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    I'm just the opposite, I cut mostly in cold weather. I like to be done cutting by March, or early April. Then split and stack April & May and be done by the time of heat, bugs, & poison ivy. When I can.
     
  6. Rowerwet

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    Heavy wet snow on the tote tank roof makes it sag, but should pop back in place, if not, I'll jam wood under it to make it level again
    20180310_113748.jpg took the kids sledding Saturday morning, then headed over to another tree in the road
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    So now I'm dead tired, but I got a great load of walnut (?). The chips were really golden yellow 20180310_170542.jpg
    So tired , I made the kids unload the trailer for me.
    I spotted another tree in the road on the way home, but had to let it lay, I at the point I'll slip and cut myself with the saw or something
     
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    I'm not an expert, all I know is that it has frozen spots that won't let me spike the fiskars XA22 pickaroon into them, almost like trying to stab a rock
     
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    You are a man on mission Rowerwet , taking advantage of the storm "freebies", wood from heaven falling into the lap of those with the drive to go get it. You remind me of me!
     
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    I recognize the brick building down the end of the road in the first pic. I drive by there on my to work.
     
  11. Rowerwet

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    Not sure which one you mean, all the pictures are from Haverhill, if you mean the school, I live within sight of it
     
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    Great idea... I'm using that idea from now on!
     
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    Doesn't look like Walnut to me... Mulberry maybe?
     
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    I attended it. Walked to it every day.
     
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    X3. That's definitely not walnut. It does look like mulberry. That's much better wood than walnut.
     
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    I use gear lube bottles. They work great and you can adjust/cut the top to adjust flow plus they have a cap that snaps on.
     
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    I like the dish detergent bottle idea.
     
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  20. Erik B

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    Any bottle that lets you control the flow of oil into the saw is a good thing. Nice to have a bottle that the top can be closed when not pouring.