KC Area Apple Smoking Wood Source

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by peculiarmike, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I happened to talk to a fellow who operates Cider Keg Auction (formerly Cider Keg Orchards) near Kingsville, MO, east of KC, MO.
    The Easter freeze in this area this spring, combined with the ice storm 3-4 years ago did in his orchards. He lost over 300 apple trees and says they all must go. Will sell the wood by the pickup load, or however you work out with him, you cut.
    He said there is a good bit of wood on the ground that is seasoned.
    Lotta apple wood available if you are in the area and interested.

    Found the business is still listed as Cider Keg Orchards and is located at:
    1633 NW 50 Hwy., Holden, MO 64040 816-566 2106
    Holden is close to Kingsville.
     
  2. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Oh my God the poor man 300 trees is a lot of trees to lose!
    Good for you though. Congrats on such a nice find and thank you for sharing it with your SMF family!
     
  3. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yep. Hard to fathom 300 trees! Big loss.
    Lotsa good smokin' though.
     
  4. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Got any idea on price? That's about 65 miles away, but the ol' truck only gets about 8 miles to the gallon, so that's about $50 bucks right there.
     
  5. crownovercoke

    crownovercoke Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thanks for the tip... Will be contacting this week!!! WOOOHOOO!!! apple smoke!!!
     
  6. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    No idea, you would have to talk to him. Try 816-566 2106.
     
  7. sbv32

    sbv32 Fire Starter

    Peculiarmike, I know this is an old post but just curious if you stay in touch with this guy and if he has any wood left.
     
  8. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Not Mike but he mentioned in his last post :
     

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