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Log R not Round...
« on: October 07, 2004, 09:22:10 PM »
Log R square. ;D :D




Picked up this pecan log a couple of days ago. Kinda hard to figger the dbh, but it's 31" on each side. :D

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Re: Log R not Round...
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2004, 03:39:54 AM »
DanG,
  That's the way them logs should all grow.  Then when you put them on the mill they would lay flat on the bunks.
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Re: Log R not Round...
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2004, 03:59:31 AM »
Well  we sure would be able to Mill them being square allot easier, But I don't think they will roll very easy  :D :D :D ;D

I think that's the first square log I ever saw . Good picture  8)
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Re: Log R not Round...
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2004, 04:07:15 AM »
Had similar thing with macrocarpa cypress  logs...
It's good with a swingmill, sits on the bunks nice and straight and once you skim an inch off the top you are into good boards  :)
All trees should grow that way  ;D

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