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BonaireBBQ

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Aging Wood
« on: May 10, 2017, 07:16:13 PM »
So for those that cut their own wood how long do you "age it - let it dry" before using it I have a lot of Mesquite and Acacia in my south forty that needs to be trimmed. Our average humidity is 78% year round.
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Re: Aging Wood
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 08:01:43 PM »
Walt, a little depends on how you store it.  I cut a large Rubbermaid storage container worth of chunks and can start using it within a month or 2.  Left in large limbs and logs and you can let them season out. 

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Re: Aging Wood
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2017, 09:01:35 PM »
BonaireBBQ... you may want to invest in a moisture meter ...well worth it. Takes the guess work out of moisture readings for wood. 
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