Top one looks a bit like Persimmon.
69217 IPL: http://www.barrettsmallengine.com/partslist/homelitesuper2ut10520a.pdf
My info is from the original manual dated 1977.
Displacement: 31.14 cc
gas cap: 70702-A
chain oil cap: 70701-A
Looks a little better than mine.
Had it a while.
When splitting wood or even working with my tractor and equipment I wear soccer shin guards.
5 bucks at wal mart.
The old farmer sez to get rid of a stump attach something useful to it (like an anvil or a vise), it'll rot out in no time.;)
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The manual says not over 45 mph.
I towed mine about 8 miles home topping out at about a little over 40 mph.
I checked the hubs when I got home.
Thanks for the heads up.
I had been looking at the Huskee 22 ton and the free log catcher sealed the deal.
I only had a small stack of unsplit elm...
Task Force: from the bottom of the plug 10 3/8" to first mark 11 3/8" to second mark.
I also have a newer Speeco, it has a shorter rod.
A pair of $5 Wall Mart soccer-style shin guards has saved my legs from numerous wounds from flying firewood.
Neither the Speeco 5 ton nor the Task Force I had before work that way.
They both retract while the motor is running.
The Speeco has a push on push...
I think I will install an accessory outlet in my splitter control box.
Then I can use my electric chainsaw to trim the ones that are just...
Ice tongs are excellent for handling firewood.
I have several sizes that I use.
A little paraffin (candle wax) on the wedge will help. I have also used Pam spray.
Here is my solution to lifting heavy rounds. :)...
That's what I'm planing to do, just haven't found a roundtuit. ;)
For now I just set a pallet behind the splitter.
I built a table out of scrap lumber for my 5 ton splitter.
I hooked a bungee cord to the control lever so I could operate it with my...
The pipe is 3/4" ID the hose is about 1" ID.
I used pieces of washing machine drain hose for the grip on the ones I made out of 3/4" pipe and ice tongs.
The second shortest one is...
After watching the youtube video a couple times I decided to build one.
Although I have plenty of recycled lumber and several swivel bearings...
That model didn't have a flare at the top of the cone so I welded 4 pieces of leaf spring to it.
After that picture was taken I broke a couple of...
The sticklers will work on a posthole digger but they wont work direct drive from a tractor PTO.
This is an early model stickler with a...
I buy these double leather palm gloves by the dozen.
I prefer the gauntlet cuff style. Item 800DP
A dozen pairs will last me a couple years....
Here is mine. Split a couple of logs with it today.
Didn't think to take a pix of it mounted on the tractor.
I don't use it very often,...
I don't use tongs in the stove, just a poker, but for handling firewood outside I use ice tongs
and for the bigger stuff
That will happen if the fluid is low or the splitter is tilted in the wrong direction.
The wedge end needs to be slightly higher than the motor end....
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