A manual log splitter provides the most ecological and friendly way to split logs. You can use it wherever you want to such as at a hunting cabin or at home for firewood. Compared to a power splitter, a manual splitter lighter, more compact and cost less money. There are different types of manual log splitters to meet different requirements. Continue reading “5 Best Manual Log Splitters” »
Ideal for splitting hardwood, softwood and pieces containing knots which are difficult to split manually, a hydraulic log splitter is able to split great amounts of firewood with ease. When we test a hydraulic log splitter, we can disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug and ground it to the engine block when the log splitter is not running. Then replace the hydraulic oil filter, ensure the set screws in the upper and lower coupling halves are tight and there is a square key between the engine crankshaft and the upper coupling half. Continue reading “5 Best Hydraulic Log Splitter” »
Used for splitting firewood from softwood or hardwood logs that have been pre-cut into sections, a log splitter usually consists of a hydraulic or electrical rod and piston assembly and it is often rated by the tons of force they can generate.
Most log splitter models for home use have a rating around 10 tons, but professional hydraulic models may exert 25 tons of force or more. The higher the pressure rating, the greater the thickness or length of the rounds that can be split. Continue reading “5 Best Log Splitter” »
If you plan on splitting wood inside a barn or garage, then electric log splitters are your best indoor choice. There are three grades of electric log splitters: Consumer, Prosumer and Professional. Ideal for the weekend warrior, these entry-level electric log splitters allow you to split wood without the hassle of routine maintenance.
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