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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2016, 08:46:47 am »
Well a convenient memory does have some merit at times.
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2016, 02:15:16 pm »
Well, the big beech is on the ground  8) that's a 32" bar....



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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2016, 03:27:11 pm »
Hole in the middle. Looks like mine.
I cut one and was making my notch and water started to pour out of the notch. At the time I had no idea what was going on. I never had seen it or heard about it. I shut the saw off and wondered what was going on. When I first saw it,my saw was still in the notch and I thought it was gas.  ::) Quite a bit of water came out too.
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2016, 03:27:47 pm »
Good job.  Sucks the butt log is compromised, huh? 
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2016, 07:44:13 pm »
It does suck, I was hoping to have it milled  :'(

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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2016, 09:43:30 pm »
You still have 4 faces.  Just saw lumber until the hole is all that remains.
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #26 on: October 24, 2016, 09:47:02 pm »
You still have 4 faces.  Just saw lumber until the hole is all that remains.

x2 the beech around here is always hollow like that if its of any size  :) about 14-16" dia is the biggest i have ever seen that was sound :-\
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2016, 09:55:02 pm »
The hole is just the middle, plenty of good lumber around it...Even veneer rotary logs can have a hole in the middle.
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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #28 on: October 26, 2016, 07:11:48 am »
That's my plan, the othwer tree 30 yards away with rough looking bark has a solid looking center and it's only slightly smaller, both will go to the mill.

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Re: Is this an Ash?
« Reply #29 on: October 31, 2016, 06:18:34 am »
A lot of times if you get up above the center rot it contains good wood .Fact I've got the logs from a 90 foot ash the bottom 8 feet was hollow .Pretty good looking stuff .The butt log was just firewood which is not a total lose .

On the other end from a 100 footer,ash it was hollow near the top,wind blown .Big one,over 1000 bd feet of saw log and a cord and a half of firewood --use it all .