Finally got a splitter

Constrictor Posted By Constrictor, Jan 22, 2009 at 3:22 AM

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  1. Constrictor

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    After splitting 3 cords of wood with a maul, watching craigslist i picked up a 5 year old but good condition 27 ton splitter for $600.00.
    I split a cord of wood tonite in 2 hours, man these things are fun! I went in half with a buddy of mine this is the way to go!
     
  2. fossil

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    Yes, they're fun. As a Mechanical Engineer, I've always had an intellectual appreciation for hydraulics. The older I get as a woodburner, the more visceral my appreciation becomes. Between my splitter and my Fiskars splitting axes, I just might be able to keep doing this wood thing for a while longer yet. Have fun & be careful! Rick
     
  3. savageactor7

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    Well the worm has turned for Constrictor... congratulations.

    Still remember the day we got our splitter. If you've hand split for a number of years getting a hydro splitter is like losing your virginity all over again.
     
  4. burntime

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    Maybe with an ugly girl! You must be doing something wrong!!! :lol: But yes, getting a splitter is great. I think I split 6 to 8 cords of wood when I got mine. Then came the stacking...ugh!
     
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