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ANyone have one of these Powerhorse dual direction log splitters?

Post in 'The Gear' started by Hogwildz, Apr 19, 2010.

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  1. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz Minister of Fire

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  2. zzr7ky

    zzr7ky Minister of Fire

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    Hi -

    I though about it from a production standpoint. If you have a lot of Elm or similar wood that requires a full stroke it seems like a good idea. However upon more thinking I think the lack of a 'stuck split stripper' would cause some frustration.

    So over all I'm thinking it isn't a selling feature. Most of the Maple, Ash, Oak, Hickory I split requires less than a 1/4 stroke. In fact I mounted a large block of wood at the end of the splitter to reduce the effective stroke to speed up cycle time.

    I do believe that 20 Tons is enough. I have a 27 ton and it does everything i need with ease.
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    Seems a little vulnerable with the wedge being driven from the edge instead of the back. And it only works horizontally which means no big rounds. I split at least 75% of my wood with the splitter set vertically and me sitting in front of it, so it wouldn't work for what I need to split.

    Now here is a dual-splitter that will be much easier on your back bro.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJfeQu9s1dc
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    Hogwildz Minister of Fire

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    LOL, yeah great on the back, but hard on the wallet LOL.
    Not to mention then I got to lay them all over the place and drive around to them.
    I'm thinking a couple stout Russian babes would work also. ;)
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