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Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« on: October 21, 2003, 08:13:33 AM »
Miziz stump jumper and I was wandering what is considered to be a whack and a jag do any of the following qualify?

Having problems with picture quality after shrinking to fit into allowed space is there something I can do about this?


These piles are about 23,000 board ft



These piles are about 500 board ft per bundle.


This is about 26 cord of aspen that made about 17,000 bd ft of cants and lumber.


Thanks for any input.












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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2003, 08:19:43 AM »
Well Stumpy, its like this, if ya aint sure if its a whack or a jag, just call it a herd. ;D or a flock even :o
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2003, 08:34:39 AM »
They're all whacks.

Pics look good to me!
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2003, 10:49:06 AM »
What Jeff??  We're all whacked??  Just wanted to make sure I heard you right.  ;D
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2003, 11:09:01 AM »
Take it as ya need it. :D
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2003, 06:56:45 PM »
We are stocking up. There is 25,000' on the concrete and 20,000 out in the yard. We have had 40,000' on the concrete before, but it gets tight.



Stump Jumper,

Nice Loader ;D

We made a dump box with a skid loader face plate. It also has fork pockets so it can be moved with a forklift. It's 4' wide and 5' long.



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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2003, 06:58:08 PM »
Al was that picture taken out the basement window?
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2003, 07:31:13 PM »
nice pics al. ilike the sky view. might want to plant some trees in    the backgrounds for future use. :D
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2003, 07:37:03 PM »
Yep ;D

Slid open the egress window and started shooting




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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2003, 07:47:48 PM »
Stump Jumper,


You wouldn't have any fun here, no stumps to jump for miles ???

Oakiemac gives me grief about the lack of trees too.

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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2003, 05:50:06 AM »
Did you make Linda climb up on top of the building to get that shot. :D

Looks to me like I need to bring my trailer Saturday, I'll have Patty load up a couple of those nice logs while your not looking. ;D

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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2003, 08:45:40 AM »
I thinks you whack a board from a log to create a whack of lumber  8)

but before that you drag to make a jag o' logs  :D
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2003, 04:49:16 PM »
Ok now I've got log envy.

I ve got about 3000 bf right now, but then again I dont saw every day :(
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2003, 06:49:43 PM »

Kevin_H

So what's yer problem
your jag o' logs last longer than most  :D :D :D


Stump jumper,
nice operation to have that many whack and jags you must be a full timer
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2003, 07:19:44 PM »
Norm,

I laid out 15,000' of possible Veneer logs for our logger. The Veneer buyer stopped by today and started spending money 8)

That's good for logger boy not us,  ???

Anyway 3 walnuts went for $8/' and one for $10/' :o

Most were in the $4 range. Logger refused to sell anything for $2 and less. Logger can refuse $2, and pay us to saw it and make more money ;D Thin kerf = big over run

We got some real beauties for you and Patty to inspect.

There is one Butternut the buyers passed up ::) Not sure what's going to happen to it. Butternut is rare down here.



Kevin H,  

It takes money to make money ;D Did you get your saw shop up yet?
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2003, 09:04:53 PM »
termite,

I do mostly custom sawing, so I saw about 1000' feet a week out of my own stock, most of that is going in to pallet stringers. I just bought my first load of logs in a long time, most of what I have been sawing has been freebee's from tree services. I would like to get 9 or 10 thousand feet on the yard before the weather gets too bad, But like Al said, it takes money!

Al,
I orderd the shed today so it should be up in a week or so.
once it is up we have to remove acouple of poles and put in the header. hopefully we can get three sides up before the weather gets too bad, I have been telling my custom customers that after the first of nov. we will not be mobile until spring.

Once we get the mill inside I will post some pics.



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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2003, 10:27:02 PM »
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It started out as part time hobby to build our own pole barn. It has grown from there.







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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2003, 05:39:36 PM »
stump_jumper

hobbies always get you into trouble, I ended getting a full time job with mine too  :)

keep it up  

Where's the mill pics-you must have a good set-up to produce that may whacks from that few jags  :D


Kevin_H  it's only money  :D "pallet stringers"  20 cord can't be that expensive, saw 5 and the rest should be payed in about 3 weeks then yous clear  ;)
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2003, 07:36:15 PM »
termite,

we get about 3500 Board Feet on an semi load, that's about $700 in blocking, now that I can handle, My pallet guy is only about an hour away, I can take him 1000 bf at a time an turn that money around in about a week.

The big problem is sitting on a partial load of grade waiting to get up the 10,000 bf to fill the semi.

I called the logger tonite, he's got about 7 semi loads of cotton wood he would love to bring to me, but that's a lot of cotton wood!
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Re: Is this a whack of lumber and a jag of logs?
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2003, 08:39:29 AM »
Termite

Here is a picture of the milling operation onsite.

Miziz stump jumper forgot to take one of the new mill set up inside.   :'(



Here is the 1st mill.


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