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Author Topic: How many bd ft would this monster produce?  (Read 1109 times)

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Offline alanh

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How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« on: February 12, 2017, 09:04:39 PM »
Ok, I cant figure out how to post a pick from the phone. On a vacation in California, saw redwoods, amazing. So this one tree was 14' 6" diameter, 310 ft tall, how many bd ft of sawn lumber would that be?

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Re: How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2017, 09:45:29 PM »
Just over a hundred thousand.

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Re: How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 12:34:19 AM »
MM would have that done in a couple of days ;)
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Re: How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 01:56:13 AM »
92K lbs
19k bf
Would be log volume.
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Re: How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 02:09:23 PM »
92K lbs
19k bf
Would be log volume.
Squish my mill

Yer just a little shy!

Just the first 20 foot log would be over 25,000bf

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Re: How many bd ft would this monster produce?
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 04:26:38 PM »
I was only off by 575000 BF
Good catch !
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