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#3125488 - 01/15/13 06:43 PM Re: Prescribed burn [Re: tickweed]
muddyboots
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Registered: 11/06/02
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Loc: savannah, tn., usa

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I burnt a field one time. Never again!
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#3141431 - 01/27/13 03:58 PM Re: Prescribed burn [Re: Relentless]
plinker22
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Registered: 02/07/05
Posts: 11279
Loc: Mountians of East Tennessee

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 Originally Posted By: Relentless
I have some areas that I would like to burn, but I am scared to death I'll burn down the entire forest!

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#3142107 - 01/28/13 08:21 AM Re: Prescribed burn [Re: plinker22]
Bayou Buck
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Registered: 05/11/09
Posts: 2684
Loc: Spring Hill / Perry Co

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I'm waiting for this weather to dry up to get the dozer in there. I will be putting in some good firebreaks and plan on burning on a south wind. I plan to back burn the northern side and then set a head fire from the south to the blacked out area.

If this wet weather pattern keeps up through the spring I may just have to get it sprayed with herbicide via helicopter and burn it later.

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#3142461 - 01/28/13 01:02 PM Re: Prescribed burn [Re: Bayou Buck]
nate17
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Registered: 08/06/09
Posts: 1225
Loc: Missouri

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 Originally Posted By: Bayou Buck
I'm waiting for this weather to dry up to get the dozer in there. I will be putting in some good firebreaks and plan on burning on a south wind. I plan to back burn the northern side and then set a head fire from the south to the blacked out area.

If this wet weather pattern keeps up through the spring I may just have to get it sprayed with herbicide via helicopter and burn it later.


Youll likely get your window for only 20 acres, especially if your just burning fine/flashy fuels. Drying time on flashy fuels like leaves and grass is very short, sometimes only a day or 2 if it can get some sun and wind on it. I personally like to burn as close to the next rain as possible, reduces mop-up and wraps things up nicely for you.

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