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Boxelder Log & Kevin

Discussion in 'Best Wishes' started by gvwp, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. gvwp

    gvwp Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    I was at the big saw mill here locally in Indiana buying logs the other day. I saw the end of this log and I immediately thought of ole Kevin. Its a beauty. Nowhere did I ever see as many fantastic pictures of logs as Kevin posted. I miss him posting those pictures.

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  2. Tom Smart

    Tom Smart Member Full Member

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    Did you buy that one?
     
  3. Don Ratcliff

    Don Ratcliff Tinkering on something Full Member

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    Those are awesome, hope you got some.

    We all miss the hell out of him for sure.
     
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  4. gvwp

    gvwp Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    Oh yes. Wasn't letting this one go. Its in my log yard waiting its turn for the sawmill.
     
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    Nature Man Member Full Member

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    Beautiful log and legacy that we shall not forget. Please show us more pics as you slice and dice this behemoth. Chuck
     
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  6. Mike1950

    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    When i look at that log- 2 pictures come to mind- one was the pic of Kevin- his Husky with that long bar freehand sawing a large vertical standing log. Makes my back hurt just to think about it. 2. There being too much water in his patch and him packing logs out on his back. Tenacious- is a gross understatement.
     
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  7. woodtickgreg

    woodtickgreg scroll, flat, spin Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Founding Member Full Member

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    OOOHH man I see turning blanks!
     
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    Put me in line, please!
     
  9. vegas urban lumber

    vegas urban lumber Member Full Member

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    what's a log like that cost?
     
  10. gvwp

    gvwp Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    I will just say it was more than I have ever paid for a Boxelder log before. There were a dozen buyers wanting the log and I somehow won the bid.
     
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  11. woodnthings

    woodnthings Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    Yes, I got some beauties from him. I will miss him as well....... (:<(
     
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  12. Mike Turner

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    I got some pretty stuff from him too....Never got to meet him but he was a great guy to deal with!! Gonna be missed for sure!
     
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