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Offline arlen

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firewood business
« on: April 26, 2008, 11:51:16 pm »
I have a 1 acre lot in San Diego County. about 1/2 could be used for a wood business. Because I don't have a lot of space I thought I would buy a wood bundler and try and make a little extra money selling wood to camp grounds or beach fire pits. I love to use my new saw 6410 Makita I was cutting 24" rounds with a 20" bar and it cut great I could stall it if I pushed it into the wood hard. I bought the woodsman pro chain full chisle from baileys it worked great. any advice would be gretly appreciated thanks David

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Re: firewood business
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2008, 11:58:28 pm »


Welcome Arlen,

I too have a Makita saw and LOVE the thing.
What is a bundle of wood worth where you are? How bout a cord?

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Re: firewood business
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2008, 12:32:47 am »


Welcome Arlen,

I too have a Makita saw and LOVE the thing.
What is a bundle of wood worth where you are? How bout a cord?

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I bundle of wood is $7.-, a cord of euc is about $165.- if you pick it up

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Re: firewood business
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2008, 01:37:03 am »
......... I love to use my new saw 6410 Makita I was cutting 24" rounds with a 20" bar and ............

Would that be the 6401 Makita ?? :)  ???

There is a business doing the firewood bundling near here, and they sell mainly in the Chicago market. Size of stick and fast burning wood is most desired. They bundle white birch exclusively.  Tried mixing in hickory, and were getting complaints that the fires lasted too long.  ::) ::)
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Re: firewood business
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2008, 07:07:20 am »
Thanks for the advice I could use pine. I was thinking of eucalyptus. Yes the makita 6401 I love that saw. I payed $ 418.- plus free shipping at tool ? I am very happy with the saw.  ;D David

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Re: firewood business
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2008, 06:02:07 pm »
If I've got my nice honey next to me and the fire is blazing brightly in the fireplace and the wine is disappearing  I've got another fire blazing and don't need the fireplace anymore.  So I am ready for the fireplace to die out .
I am in the pink when sawing cedar.