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Old 05-03-10   #11 (permalink)
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Re: What do you think of these logs?

17% thats fairly low that

Although I reckon you need to push those pins in a bit

Obviously depends on accuracy of tester but one I have measures about 17% on bone dry pine(the leg from a table inside the yard bought from B&Q)
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Re: What do you think of these logs?

Its Beech. I think 80 is cheap for even remotely dry wood this time of the year considering the work and investment that goes into it.

I have had a womble about the yard and have found 25 and 36 % surprising how dry it needs to be to get under 25% .

Pushing the pins in does increase the reading but not by much. best not to beat that chinese meter about too much me thinks
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Re: What do you think of these logs?

Where can i get one of those? Be real handy!
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Re: What do you think of these logs?

Is there a difference on the reading if you test a freshly split inside face?

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Re: What do you think of these logs?

These were in billets and just cut the fresh face is 22% Busted, but lets face it a weeks time it will all be 20% . Are these bad logs or am I talking to log perfectionist if I am they are not from my part of the world after what I have seen this winter.
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Where can i get one of those? Be real handy!
I bought mine this week for 25 but I think I have seen them on ebay. For the money it seems very good and confirms what we already knew to a large extent.
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where did you get yours from may have to pick one up/
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Think I paid 7 from hong kong shipped.

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Be careful of getting it through ebay direct from china has a habit of not turning up for weeks and then having import duty.
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