Common questions How many logs are in a log truck load?

How many logs are in a log truck load?

How many logs are in a log truck load?

Up here, on average, I send out 75-80 oak logs on a tri-axle log truck, and the wood is 12″ to 20″ on the small end, 8′, 9′, and 10′ long logs with the odd 12′-14′ log tossed in. Wood the size you describe would take 45- 65 logs. If you are cutting your own wood for market (?)

What are firewood logs worth?

Firewood Pricing by Type

Firewood Type Average Price Range Per Cord
Oak $180 – $600
Maple $300 – $450
Mesquite $300 – $660
Ash $360 – $420

How many truck loads are in a cord of wood?

Re: How many truck loads of wood in a cord. A cord is 128 cubic feet. 6×3. 5×3=63 c.f. so about two loads but if it’s wet and heavey, you’re front wheels might not have much turning power!!

How can I get free logs?

Here is a list of 10 places to start searching for free firewood:

  2. Dumpsters.
  3. Ask around at construction sites.
  4. Wood dumped on the side of the road.
  5. Neighbors cutting down tress.
  6. Freecycle.
  7. Church/community bulletins.
  8. Businesses with extra (untreated) pallets.

Are poplar logs worth anything?

One would naturally think that a 50-year-old straight, healthy poplar tree would be worth a fair amount of money. At best, the tree grower will get $129.50 if the loggers are careful and the tree yields 4 saw logs. For 50 years growth, thats a profit of about $2.50 a year.

How much do sawmills pay for logs?

in it and would fetch about $500 dollars delivered to a sawmill. The top log in the pile and the second log up in the tree has about 200 bf. in it and would be worth about $175. Most high-dollar logs are veneer-quality logs.

Can you fit a full cord of wood in a pickup truck?

Consumers should be on their guard, because a pick-up cannot hold a cord of firewood. An 8-foot truck bed can hold one-half of a cord while a 6-foot bed can barely hold one-third of a cord.

How much does a truck load of wood weigh?

A standard, full cord of wood is a volume of 128 cubic feet, measured as a pile 8 feet long, 4 feet high and 4 feet wide. A full cord can weigh up to 5,000 pounds. Small Pickup — 1/4 ton With or without racks this truck bed holds approximately 1/2 (one-half) cord of wood.

How long does it take to unload a truckload of logs?

It WAS a very full truckload… several of the neighbors commented on the size of the load as they waited behind the truck during the forty-five plus minutes it took until all the logs were unloaded.

How much does it cost to get a truckload of wood?

We ordered our logs that same afternoon and they told us to expect delivery in approximately two weeks. We would pay $700 for a full truckload of logs, which they told us would be somewhere between seven and nine cords of wood… but that we could count on a very generous eight cords.

How did I get a load of logs?

We made multiple telephone calls, asked around, and followed any lead anyone gave us, but got nowhere. Then one day at the feed store another customer was talking about someone he knew who had just purchased a load of logs, and he was willing to try to get a telephone number from this person for us.

Where can I get firewood by the truckload?

Logging companies are usually the best places to order a truckload of wood. Since logging companies usually don’t advertise firewood by the truckload, you’ll have better results if you just call them and ask. Word of mouth is probably the best way to find a reputable company.