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    01-17-2017, 10:28 PM
    Or at least run it at the correct pto speed. What speed is the OP running at?
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    01-07-2017, 12:24 AM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    True. I cut up a 43" dia oak that fell down and all the bark was off. The first branch was 30ft off the ground and it was straight. It was solid from...
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    01-06-2017, 02:27 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    Sometimes we have the roadside elms that are barkless for years. When they fall, just the bottom is rotten and the rest is hard as iron. I'll take...
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    01-06-2017, 11:58 AM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    Here is a 1994 Mother Earth News article (guide) on fuelwood. It talks about BTU's, soft vs hard wood, smoke, popping, stacking, etc......
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    01-05-2017, 06:44 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    I'm burning Black Walnut now and cooking chili on the woodstove.
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    01-05-2017, 01:03 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    Hey guys...we are all similar guys 'cus we're wood burners! We are family....welcome all! :)
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    01-04-2017, 05:09 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    When I was young the Elm trees were being cut down so that was about 3/4 of what we burned. Several years ago a road change took out a few hundred...
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    01-04-2017, 12:43 AM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    True, I use the pine to start a fire or to do a short burn in warm weather. I use the hardwoods for cold weather. Some areas just may not have the...
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    01-03-2017, 10:35 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Burning White Pine in Rural Living
    My Scotch Pine burns ok in a woodstove but I don't like certain evergreens and White Pine is one of them. It burns like it soaked up diesel fuel. To...
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    01-02-2017, 01:06 AM
    It's the same reason big lugged mud tires on a truck is horrible on ice or packed snow. Winter tires have lots of grooves and sipes. I ran identical...
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    01-01-2017, 08:35 PM
    Big fat lugs with no tread. At least with a AG one tread is angled the opposing direction when sliding sideways. The tread blocks are not as wide and...
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    01-01-2017, 06:35 PM
    Also, r4's offer no resistance to sliding sideways on greasy ground while ag's or even turfs offer some grip.
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    12-23-2016, 08:11 PM
    ruffdog replied to a thread Do I need chains? in Snow Removal
    Turfs here plowing since 1999 with no extra weight or ballast. Most of the time I'm in 2wd unless it is a heavier snow or I'm going into the ditch.
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    12-22-2016, 08:27 PM
    While performing the valve adjustment, a competent mechanic would assure the decompression is occurring.
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About ruffdog
Location (City, State):
Wisconsin
Interests:
Wood cutting, gardening, fixing stuff
Occupation:
Machinist/mechanic
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
New Holland TC33D w/supersteer and loader
Attachments:
Rhino rear blade, KK tiller, Lorenz blower
Lot Size:
10 acres
Type of Member:
Homeowner (1-10 acres)

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NH TC33D, Lorenz 5ft blower, KK 60" tiller, Rhino rear blade, Kubota RTV900, Stihl 026, 029, 361, 460, Husqvarna 2100cd, 261, Speeco 25t splitter, Cub Cadet 982, Deere x744

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