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  1. Is the high out oiler available from Stihl uk ,if so have you fitted one and are they a good investment for curing lack oil on the chain on the 660 if using a 36" bar. Thanks
  2. I have been offered a felled straight Ash trunk (Approx12Mtrs long by approx 600m diameter) ,cleared of branches lying on flat ground in a paddock with easy access for forwarding trailer , how much should I pay for it,or would it be worth more to someone for planking. Asking as not bought any wood for a year, since then a lot of Ash around due to Ash die back,trees being felled and on the market. Situated in the Cotswolds.
  3. You MUST get some airflow around that wood to at least stop it going mouldy !!!!!!
  4. In this weeks farmers weekly page 24, Marc Liebrecht (arboriculturist and forestry manager, for Carter Jonas, has mentioned that value of firewood grade timber is £35-£45 /t. I would very much like to know how much the value of timber as mentioned above is varying around the UK,as more Ash comes to the market due to die back. BUT I assumed that the price was holding up due to demand from the large biomass wood chip markets????? @renewablejohn kindly replied to my thread on the subject ,which I have also put on THE FARMING FORUM .
  5. When 2.5mtr + /- lengths of cordwood are seasoning by natural airflow or kiln airflow ,does the moisture want to escape from the length of cordwood ,if the air temperature and humidity of the air are higher than that of the cordwood that one is drying/seasoning?
  6. Many thanks for your replies. I appreciate their are prices differences due to many factors . The idea would be for members to say what they have paid at roadside ( mentioning area, species and tonnage/cu mtrs) so as to get a very rough idea of what is being paid in areas compared to other areas. So forgetting my idea what is the range of prices being asked for ash/beech 2.5mtr long +/- at roadside , in Gloucestershire /Wiltshire area, many thanks.
  7. Many thanks for your reply. Very roughly where are you situated in the uk.
  8. Is there any way a topic ,entitled "Price of cordwood at roadside all over the country" could be set up, so that members can put prices they are being charged for cordwood at roadside, on a regular basis. On "The Farming Forum" Cropping Section they have what are called sticky threads , where they have price trackers, for Fertiliser Prices , Combinable crop prices and chemical prices, the prices are updated on a regular basis by participating members. Surely a price tracker for cordwood at road side would be a good idea to have on this "Firewood Forum". If there already is a "cordwood at roadside price tracker", please can someone direct me to it. Many thanks
  9. I have quite a bit of Beech 2.5mtr long cordwood that has spalted in the middle due to it being in a stack for about 2yrs,and not split,bad management on my part!! Due to all the rain we have had it is quite wet ,in your experience will it dry out quite quickly when logged up, that is assuming relative humidity is lower than t 90% plus, (unfortunately the Hygrometer I have just bought and put in my processing is registering in the high 90s most of the time)!!!!!! Off topic .How the Woodsure gurus think one can keep logs at 20% with RH in the High 90s I dont know, but when you are working in a nice office at 20c in front of a computer one can work wonders ,rant over.
  10. So 4yrs on how has your Toptex performed as thinking of using it myself . As per my new thread asking about it. Many thanks.
  11. Many thanks Woodworks for bringing that to my attention ,so apologies for repetition
  12. I have just seen the above material on the internet, so has anyone used it for covering their stacks of cordwood through late autumn and winter months . I am wondering if it would let air circulate through the stack yet stop most of the rain from blowing through the stack from the side, I would put ex lorry bulker sheets on top of the Toptex to keep the top of the stack dry. I must do something to try and keep our cord wood drier but takes some doing with relative humidity continuously in the high 90's, !!!!!!!!!!!
  13. Due to this never ending damp weather ,I have resorted to achieving nice dry logs for my fire , by laying a piece of cooking tin foil along the top of some of our radiators and then placing as many logs as I think I will need the next day on top of the tin foil on the top of the radiators. Takes a bit of effort but well worth it.
  14. I find this video really interesting : youtube.com/watch?v=7PZwtoZgUhw You will have to bear with it to see what I think is interesting,if you have seen it all before apologies for boring you.
  15. As per title . I am considering using it next season to cover the sides of my stacks of split 2.5 mtr long cordwood to allow air to blow through the stack as well as preventing some rain from penetrating the ends of the cordwood in the stack, I will cover top of stack with my ex lorry bulker sheets. So I was just wondering if any body else uses Galebreaker or similar . Google www.galebreaker agri to find out about the material

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