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Genius

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Is ash decent wood to burn?

I was asked if I wanted a large ash tree for wood.

If its good burning wood I might take it, but this is going to be a PITA tree to deal with. So even if the wood is marginal I'll probably pass
 

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Is ash decent wood to burn?

I was asked if I wanted a large ash tree for wood.

If its good burning wood I might take it, but this is going to be a PITA tree to deal with. So even if the wood is marginal I'll probably pass

It's nearly all we burn here. Has decent btu, splits easy and leaves alot of ash :splitting:
 

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I thought ash was already burnt?
 

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It's nearly all we burn here. Has decent btu, splits easy and leaves alot of ash :splitting:

That's OK... He can haul it all back outside to the hole in the yard...
His ash hole will hold an infinite amount of ash...
But not so much blueberries...
 

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I take me some beech. But hey, who we kiddin? If it's heatin the house - ash, beech, oak, maple, etc. it all counts and there ain't much difference IMO. I can't tell the difference between 75 degrees supplied by beech and 75 degrees supplied by oak ;)
 

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Genius jus remember to burn ash in Mich. it must be measured with a mingo, cut with a woods ported 395xp, split with an x27, stacked bark up, and tarped until the mm reads 0.236%
:welcome:
 

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Ash is good food for your wood burner.

How's it compare to oak?? Probably won't (yeah okay, absolutely), won't hold a fire as long. It usually splits straight and clean so it's nice to stack and as mentioned earlier, it burns well with little seasoning time.
 

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Ash is good food for your wood burner.

How's it compare to oak?? Probably won't (yeah okay, absolutely), won't hold a fire as long. It usually splits straight and clean so it's nice to stack and as mentioned earlier, it burns well with little seasoning time.

Yeah, but you tarp the pile religiously. We know.:bananawhip:
 

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Yeah, but you tarp the pile religiously. We know.:bananawhip:


LOL!! You sure aint kiddin'!! My whole wood shed is wrapped in tarp!! Black tarp! (course I picked up some new 18 foot sheets of roof metal this past week,,I sure hope I aint still talking about getting it installed this time next year!!)
 

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Ash is my absolute all time favorite firewood.
Cuts good, splits so easy all I do is shake my Fiskars at it and it falls apart.
Not as heavy to work with as many of the others.
Makes a good fire and lasts reasonably long.
AND you can burn it straight off the stump!


Mike
 

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