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Crabapple Tree Wood?

Is crabapple wood ok to smoke with?
Born and raised in NOLA. Now live in East TN.

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  • SGHSGH Posts: 25,035
    edited June 2016
    Is crabapple wood ok to smoke with?
    It's perfectly fine. It is akin to Apple in mildness and taste. Fire it up brother. 

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

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    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,037
    I've used it many times.

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  • SGHSGH Posts: 25,035
    shtgunal3 said:
    I've used it many times.
    I have burned tons of it through the years. 

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
    Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit
    The greatest barrier against all wisdom, the stronghold against knowledge itself, is the single thought in ones mind, that they already have it all figured out. 
  • I have one in my yard, but it's too small to get a decent amount of wood from trimmings.  If a storm damages it, I'll be all over it!
    Flint, Michigan
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 10,868
    edited June 2016
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.

    Please don't let this be a deterrent (which i am sure you want).....just had to get that off my chest. 
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 2,370
    Only with seafood.

    LBGE - 36Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
  • Very good to smoke with. Had an overgrown crabapple in the yard. Went to town trimming it multiple times. Can't kill those things! Anyway, let the wood dry for a few months. Free smoking wood
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,308
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.
    Good thing your mom wasn't a pro football player.

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  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 10,868
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.
    Good thing your mom wasn't a pro football player.
    You got that right.
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • Jupiter JimJupiter Jim Posts: 3,206
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.

    Please don't let this be a deterrent (which i am sure you want).....just had to get that off my chest. 
    That my friend is a damn funny response! Made Kay and I both laugh. :) Kay says you probably deserved all of those whippings! I'm sure Mom made you a better person because of it. Oh and we are sending you a tree for Christmas! Can you guess what kind? 

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  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 10,868
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.

    Please don't let this be a deterrent (which i am sure you want).....just had to get that off my chest. 
    That my friend is a damn funny response! Made Kay and I both laugh. :) Kay says you probably deserved all of those whippings! I'm sure Mom made you a better person because of it. Oh and we are sending you a tree for Christmas! Can you guess what kind? 
    Jim, you and Ms Kay are just way to good to me. I'll start hanging out by the mailbox in Mid to late December.
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 8,260
    I want nothing to do with crab-apple trees. My mom use to get her switches from one of several in our yard where i grew up. Man those hurt....and i unfortunately ran into them frequently.

    Please don't let this be a deterrent (which i am sure you want).....just had to get that off my chest. 
    I had the same experience but I had to go get the switch that eventually would blister my backside.  

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