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  1. name_mike

    anyone ever write a rebuttal to kiln drying

    Unless Its kiln dried to lower than atmospheric humidity & it comes out of the kiln that day its no different to properly seasoned wood. Wood will absorb moisture to become ambient with the atmosphere. I dry my wood in an open ended polly tunnel then store it indoors for about a week before burning it and it is consistently 11% MC. I have a log boiler so fast burning isn't an issue.
  2. Has anyone ever come across a log deck compatible with a a horizontal log splitter to enable an auto feed into the splitter? I have a posch splitmaster and the only labour intensive part of the process is cutting the logs and pushing / lifting to the log raising cradle.
  3. name_mike

    Who sells billets?

    Just wondering how many of you guys sell billets? Whats you customers preferred lengths? What do you price them at?
  4. name_mike

    What length do split your billets?

    1 meter and strait into the boiler.
  5. name_mike

    lifting biller bundles

    has anyone ever tried to lift a bundle of billets with a bale spike?
  6. name_mike

    Small billiet bundler

    Knoti
  7. name_mike

    Small billiet bundler

    I've bought a load of these [ame] [/ame]
  8. name_mike

    Small billiet bundler

    Pics would be good. cheers.
  9. name_mike

    Horizontal splitter

    There was a smartcut 700 on ebay a few weeks ago for 5K. It was used but had hardly been touched.
  10. name_mike

    1m length horizontal splitters?

    The main reason I'd prefer horizontal is I think its more ergonomic to have the table on the back to pick the billets off when stacking them into bundles. Theres no lifting, more just sliding them off the table into a rack.
  11. name_mike

    1m length horizontal splitters?

    This is definitely much more than I need, doesn't stop me wanting one though.
  12. name_mike

    1m length horizontal splitters?

    I've had a look. Its a bit more than I need I think and therefore a bit more expensive.
  13. name_mike

    Fuel consumption of a 175kw Batch Boiler

    Do you mean 3 cube bags?
  14. name_mike

    1m length horizontal splitters?

    And my biomass boiler likes 1m long billets.
  15. name_mike

    1m length horizontal splitters?

    The bottom billets getting stuck on their own promo video doesn't inspire confidence.

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