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  1. P.M.P.

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    Common Name BTU Months to Dry
    Osage Orange (Hedge) 30 12
    Oak, Gamble 28 36
    Olive 26.7 24
    Almond 26.7 24
    Hop Hornbeam (Ironwood) 26.4 24
    Persimmon, American 25.8 36
    Mesquite25.5 24
    Hickory, Shagbark25.3 24
    Tanoak25.1 12
    Dogwood, Pacific24.8 24
    Holly, American 24.8 18
    Pine, Pinyon24.7 12
    Birch, Black24.218
    Oak, White24.2 36
    Madrone, Pacific (Arbutus)23.712
    Oak, Post23.7 36
    Locust, Honey23.7 24
    Hickory, Bitternut23.7 24
    Beech, Blue (Ironwood) 23.7 24
    Mulberry23.2 18
    Locust, Black23.2 24
    Maple, Sugar23.2 24
    Beech, American 22.7 12
    Oak, Oregon (Garry)22.7 36
    Oak, Bur (Mossycup) 22.7 36
    Oak, Red 22.1 36
    Birch, Yellow22.1 24
    Peach21.9 24
    Pear, Bradford21.624
    Ash, White21.6 12
    Myrtle, Oregon (Pepperwood)21.6 12
    Apple 21.624
    Ash, Green21.1 12
    Maple, Black21.1 12
    Pecan21.1 24
    Plum, European21.1 24
    Walnut, Black20 12
    Maple, Red 2012
    Ash, Oregon20 12
    Birch, White (Paper)20 24
    Tamarack (Larch)19.5 12
    Birch, Gray19.5 12
    Hackberry19.5 8
    Elm, Siberian19.2 12
    Juniper, Rocky Mtn19.5 6
    Cherry, Black19.5 12
    Coffeetree, Kentucky 19 24
    Sorrel (Sourwood) 19 18
    Elm, Red19 18
    Eucalyptus (Red Gum) 18.4 12
    Chestnut18 12
    Elm, American18.4 18
    Sycamore, American17.9 12
    Maple, Big Leaf17.9 12
    Elm, White (Russian)17.9 18
    Ash, Black 17.9 12
    Boxelder (Maple Ash)17.9 12
    Pine, Norway (Red)17.9 6
    Fir, Douglas 17.4 12
    Maple, Silver17.4 12
    Fir, Grand 17.3 12
    Pine, Pitch 17 6
    Avocado16.8 18
    Pine, Lodgepole15.36
    Hemlock15.312
    Spruce, Black15.3 12
    Redwood15 12
    Catalpa (Catawba) 14.8 12
    Pine, Ponderosa14.8 6
    Alder, Red or White14.818
    Pine, Jack (Canadian)14.8 6
    Spruce, Sitka 14.8 12
    Pine, White (Idaho) 14.3 6
    Willow14.2 36
    Fir, Concolor (White)14.2 6
    Basswood (Linden)13.712
    Aspen, American (Poplar)13.712
    Butternut (White Walnut)13.2 12
    Fir, Balsam 13.2 6
    Cottonwood (Poplar)12.6 12
    Spruce, Engelmann12.1 12
    Cedar, Eastern (Redcedar) 12.1 6
    Buckeye, Ohio12.112
    Cedar, White (Whitecedar) 11.6 6
    Bamboo10 6
    Balsa5.8 6
     
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  2. skidooguy

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    That's very informative and useful info to me. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Hop hornbeam, aka ironwood, aka hardhack! Nice chart, I knew that was up there on BTUs
     
  4. P.M.P.

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    Just feed the stove some ironwood.Amazing to me how heavy it still is when seasoned.
     
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    This is great. Thanks. Looks like everything I've been burning is pretty high up on the chart for btu's. I'm currently burning sugar maple and some red and white oak. I was burning white ash up until a few day ago
     
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    So you're saying there's a lot of BTU's on this truck?

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  7. P.M.P.

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    Nice score that hedge?
    I don't think we have any of that in my neck of the woods.
     
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    Yup..

    load3.JPG

    So is this. All 2' long stuff for an outdoor boiler.
     
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    This load too...

    hedge2.JPG hedge.JPG
    Funny thing is, I don't burn much of it. Guy I sell it to burns year round. Bout 14 cord a year.
     
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