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Does anyone know of a way of working out the weight of trees, I found one

on the web but convinced it's accurate.

Thanks in advance

So where’s the link, and how is it thought to be accurate?

I’d be very interested in this.

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I use a simple system.

A cube 10cm each side is a kilo.

Ergo a 60cm log 2m long is about a half ton (green).

I'm always 10-20% under weight.

(Towing)

 

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2 hours ago, Rough Hewn said:

I use a simple system.

A cube 10cm each side is a kilo.

Ergo a 60cm log 2m long is about a half ton (green).

I'm always 10-20% under weight.

(Towing)

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Is that for hard or softwood?

Works out at roughly 28kg per cu/ft.

If hoppus foot is the measurement of what a log is expected to produce taking into account 25% wastage, to work out the weight you'd have to add the 25% back on to get a more accurate figure, Yes!

 

 

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12 minutes ago, Forest2Furniture said:

Is that for hard or softwood?

Works out at roughly 28kg per cu/ft.

If hoppus foot is the measurement of what a log is expected to produce taking into account 25% wastage, to work out the weight you'd have to add the 25% back on to get a more accurate figure, Yes!

 

 

With hoppus you just convert at full measure,.and convert per species.

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2 hours ago, ESS said:

With hoppus you just convert at full measure,.and convert per species.

Yes, about 27Hft/tonne for pine, a bit less for oak and beech and more for sycamore and ash and the other softwoods

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