Half a cord of Hickory for $65?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by eaglewing, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Got a local guy, he says he has seasoned hickory and if I come load my truck it will be only $65 for a half cord...

    Sounds like a good deal to me... yeah?
  2. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Half a cord or half a face cord? Either way, it will still be cheaper then buying small bags of chucks.
  3. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    WHERE? Inquiring minds want to know.
  4. garyt

    garyt Smoking Fanatic

    Why Are You Here
  5. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Jump on that. 1/2 of a cord is a lot of wood for smoking in the backyard.
  6. garlic

    garlic Fire Starter

    They get $250 for 1/2 cord of Hickory here in Albuquerque!! Thats a deal.
  7. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    $125 for ½ cord at Big John's Woods outside of Benbrook where I get mine... $75 for a ¼ cord, either Pecan, Mesquite or Hickory. Jump on it!

    Pops §§
  8. richp692

    richp692 Smoke Blower

    The best I have found by me is 200 for a 1/2 face of hickey, cherry or oak. But that does include delivery from Brooklyn and stacking.
  9. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    WOW...sounds like I'll be 'hitting' this one.... [​IMG]

    thnx guys
  10. Greetings,
    I have a retired gent that lives about 7 or 8 miles from me. He sells spilt hardwood for $50 a face cord. He had some unsplit Hickory and thought it might be about 1/2 to 3/4 a face cord, said I could stop by in a few days and he'd have it split for me for $40. I agreed and when I came back to load it up it came to a face cord and he stood by his price. I like doing business with this guy, I've bought Maple and Ash from him in the past and he's always done right for me.
    I've got a friend that owns a 500 acre apple orchard, I pay $30 for a shortbox pickup full of apple wood. He also has some peach trees but i don't know if he's trimming or pruning them yet. When he does, I'll be trying peach wood. Peace, Wanbli

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