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BS about splitters

Post in 'The Gear' started by Hanko, Aug 22, 2008.

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  1. Hanko

    Hanko Minister of Fire

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    you guys dont seem to talk to much about splitters. I assume that most have one. Whats everyone have. lets see some photos also. Me, I got one of those timberwolf jobs

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  2. johnnywarm

    johnnywarm Minister of Fire

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    The Gear room is where you beat your chest about stuff like this.Sweet looking splitter.
  3. cmonSTART

    cmonSTART Minister of Fire

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    Nice splitter. What model is that? I have the TW-P1 myself and I LOVE it. They are very very well made machines.
  4. mayhem

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    I'd say at least half of the members here have a splitter or rent one once or twice a year. The rest of us do it by hand either because we're cheap or we need the exercise.

    Check out the gear room for splitter threads daily!
  5. Henz

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    gotta yard Machine 31 Ton..love it. Buddy has the Timberwolf TW-5 with lift, he loves that!
  6. johnnywarm

    johnnywarm Minister of Fire

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    31 tons :coolgrin: dam
  7. ScottF

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    Mines a 22 ton homemade one. I have to make everything at least once to prove to myself that I can do it, but its not worth the time and effort. Could have bought one for just a little more money. It is well built however. It splits everything I have ever put in it. My other is a 10 lb maul although im looking for a heavier one.
  8. Henz

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    yeah, its an older one. Only has a 8hp Briggs one it. THey dont make that size anymore
  9. BJ64

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    HOLLY CRAP!! 31 ton! That would smash any thing I needed split here!
  10. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    I have the 33 ton Troy Built. Starts on one weak pull.
  11. ScottF

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    33 ton . It seems like you wouldnt need one that strong. Can you crosscut with it also if you sharpen the wedge? I would think it would crush right through
  12. Henz

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    you dont, and its probably like the HP rating. My 31 ton maybe just like the 22 or 25 ton today.who knows
  13. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    "It seems like you wouldnt need one that strong. "

    LOL- who said anything about "need"?
  14. smokinj

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    i have gotten the fuild so hot in my 27 ton, that you couldnt touch it. 33 ton sounds better
  15. ScottF

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    is fuild another way of saying the hyraulic piston. Will it overheat if you try to split difficult wood. Sometimes mine stops and I have to reposition the wood. will this overheat and ruin it?
  16. johnnywarm

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    I'm glad i never pissed one of you off :lol: not with what some of you are packing ;-)
  17. ScottF

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    Is that a reference to a lot of power in the machines or a lack of intelligence
  18. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Cant be good oil will burn at different flas points i try and let it rest awaile between fill ups now( and yes)to your question
  19. Noah

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    My splitter, not sure the tonnage though.
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  20. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    BFH1MAN i belive
  21. Noah

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    It seems like it starts to loose some power with the more wood it splits in a day.
  22. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    i have about a cord that i cant get to with the splitter up to the wood i am trying to find the best hand held but i think they all take a lot of one man power
  23. johnnywarm

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    Look at the one that all metal.heavy
  24. billb3

    billb3 Minister of Fire

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    There was a time I had a thinner one to cut down cedar and hauled the cut up logs for a cedar fence out of the swamp on my shoulder(s). (or on two shoulders with a helper)
    Can imagine doing whole cords of wood (from fell to splits) with just axes and wedges.
  25. smokinj

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    me neither but thers a fence at the bottom of the hill and the round are 30to35 in. didnt fell it with an ax used chainsaw for that
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