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    Question Hardwood or Softwood

    Which timber cribbing pieces do you carry, hardwood or softwood? Why do you like those pieces?
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    All of our cribbing comes from local contractors and is of the soft variety.It's somewhat lighter to carry,withstands loading well,under extreme loading has a tendency to "indent"making somewhat of a "locking" stack.Biggest reason we use this type is expense or lack of.There is no cost associated with procurement and the material is suited for it's intended purpose.T.C.

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    We use Cottonwood 4x4's that we get from the local lumber yard. They come in under tin and pallets of wood. They are free. The cottonwood is light and extremely dense. Try to split cottonwood. It is one of the hardest woods to split. We have our compartments full on the rescue and more at the station. The lumber yard also has stacks of it sitting outside if we need more.

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    What is the average length of timber pieces you use? Why did you decide upon that length?
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