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Old 02-21-2008, 09:54 AM
 
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[quote=mamagator54;2896876]Inoxkeeper I feel for you. This is how I have been spending a lot of my time lately!



Have splitter will travel...[/QUote

That's cheating! I like doing it the old fashioned way with a double bit axe.
I have a one swing method that works almost effortlessly. Of course I only have to cut wood once or twice a year so that does make a difference!

Nice splitter!
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Woods of Missouri with many Critters
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Freezing rain, snow, ice covered roads all around this part of Missouri. Weather channel has Jim Cantore in St. Louis today. More of this lovely stuff still on the way. I do not drive on ice. Will have to stay home and do my business from here. . Hope that y'all take care and are safe. St. Louis, Columbia, Jeff City, and Rolla covered also. Temp here is 23 degrees. Have a good day everyone!
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Old 02-21-2008, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Stuck in NJ for awhile
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[quote=Inoxkeeper;2897079]
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Inoxkeeper I feel for you. This is how I have been spending a lot of my time lately!
Have splitter will travel...[/QUote

That's cheating! I like doing it the old fashioned way with a double bit axe.
I have a one swing method that works almost effortlessly. Of course I only have to cut wood once or twice a year so that does make a difference!

Nice splitter!
Watch yer fingies !!
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:22 PM
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Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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I checked the obs and it appears areas of southern MO got quite a bit of freezing rain and sleet. I know the precip has ended across the region.
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:29 AM
 
Location: Ava, Mo
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Using the splitter might be cheating and even though dahubby calls me a "tough old broad" I don't think I would have the strength to split wood any other way. And this splitter sure does make quick work of a stack of wood!

We got the splitter by trading a gun for it!
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Old 02-22-2008, 06:09 AM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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I call that a good trade!
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:40 PM
 
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From Sacramento I just had my 1st hail storm since I lived here about 12 years. Reminded me of the midwest how the clouds get all dark. It was neat!
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:34 AM
 
Location: Ava, Mo
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Made you homesick did it MoviaCa?
First time I've heard someone actually enjoying a hail storm.
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Old 02-23-2008, 11:45 AM
 
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Made you homesick did it MoviaCa?
First time I've heard someone actually enjoying a hail storm.
The weather tends to be incredibly boring here. I really miss the midwest thunderstorms.
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Old 02-23-2008, 02:56 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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I'm with YOU, MoviaCA! We moved from CA about a year and a half ago and we love the storms here in MO!
Of course, that is until something happens as a result of the storm...and then I just feel remorse.
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