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Best $1500 splitter

Post in 'The Gear' started by Joful, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Como

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  2. MasterMech

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    For $1500? Under $2k? I highly doubt it.

    EDIT: just looked it up $5900. _g

    Interesting thing about that one is it's a horizontal only with the wedge on the ram rather than the beam. I'd think most would prefer the wedge on beam design with an outfeed table.
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  3. bioman

    bioman Burning Hunk

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    The best $1500.00 splitter is the one you buy for $1200.00 !
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  4. ArsenalDon

    ArsenalDon Minister of Fire

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    Cycle time on my splitter is about 2 seconds and it only cost 40 bucks...my X27....but I get a lot more tired than yall do....I am jealous of the splitters yall have....someday maybe.
  5. Como

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    I was looking to met his specification rather than price.

    I did wonder why they did it that way, to keep the wood to hand for re splitting? Easier to roll rather than pull back.
  6. Joful

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    That's the way I've always done it, too. Much more enjoyable to be out there in the quiet, getting some excercise, than listening to the drone of a splitter. However, I split and stacked close to 14 cords last year, out of a lot of seriously large rounds... it's just more than I can do by hand.

    As always, price is the most important specification!
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    The only logic I can come up with is the lack of work table. They probably designed the lift to double as a work table, so they can get away with the wedge on ram. I would still want an out feed table.
  8. MasterMech

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    When you start talking about $6K splitters, I want an outfeed table, and a hydraulic adjustable 4/6 way wedge in additon to monster power/speed. Call me picky.
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