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How to really split wood.

Post in 'The Gear' started by Butcher, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. Butcher

    Butcher Minister of Fire

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    Well, that is iffn you got a nose fulla cocaine I guess.!!!
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  2. Scols

    Scols Burning Hunk

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    If he put them on a block he wouldnt get his ass kicked so bad
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  3. KaptJaq

    KaptJaq Minister of Fire

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    That looks like a lot of work for that one round...

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  4. tbuff

    tbuff Feeling the Heat

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    He strapped it to tight with his compression trick....
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  5. Scols

    Scols Burning Hunk

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    Yep, bungie cord is a bit better if you split that way
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  6. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    I thought it was alot of work to pull on the starter rope 3-4 times to get the splitter going ==c

  7. KaptJaq

    KaptJaq Minister of Fire

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    Did you see how many times he hit it before he had to kick it apart? What is it, a clean 14" maple round? Should have been about 6 hits to finish it.
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    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    What a maroon.
  9. Coal Reaper

    Coal Reaper Minister of Fire

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    What a clown. I would keep buying oil if i settled on that being the best way to split wood. Anybody else notice knots in his strap on the second round? I do like his footwear though...
  10. TreePointer

    TreePointer Minister of Fire

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    It's nice to be young and healthy enough to move and jab around a log for 3 minutes like Sugar Ray Leonard.

    I threw in the white towel a few years ago and got a 35-ton splitter. My body thanks me.
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    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    Insert plug , push button, split wood
  12. Pallet Pete

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    He is gonna lose a foot and bleed to death in the woods because he can't walk out swinging like that ! What a crazy dude.

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    I kept waiting for Freddie Roach to come in and tell him to work the body more
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    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    That guy's form is terrible! :eek: No clue how to deliver a forceful blow.
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    homebrewz Minister of Fire

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    He should try the rubber tire method.
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  16. TreePointer

    TreePointer Minister of Fire

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    Maybe someone should tell him that all those videos of wood splitting in record time with little effort are frozen birch rounds. On second thought, he will be informed by the tendonitis in his elbows.
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    Spasmodical! Nice glancing blows. Sheesh...
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    Coal Reaper Minister of Fire

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    Whew, i am in the clear guys. Showed the wife that video and she said i dont look anything squirrelly like that. Her response "wait, not everybody uses a tire? Whats wrong with people?"
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    jdp1152 Minister of Fire

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    That round, even without a strap, would take me a fraction of the time and energy that dolt just wasted
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    I think I would spend less energy and expose myself to less risk if I had to climb this tree to get the tire first!!

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  22. MasterMech

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    He's gonna show me how to save time splitting?

    Video is 4:18 seconds long. My splitter would have been done with that round 2:34 seconds ago. >>
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  23. jdp1152

    jdp1152 Minister of Fire

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    Right? I literally just walked outside and split 7 ash rounds in about that time frame give or take...and that included moving them about 20yds to my splitting block and throwing em on top of stacks. Lot of bad advice on the web with regard to wood processing
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    tbuff Feeling the Heat

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    You guys are all just jealous of his technique. Who cares if most of us on here could head butt or karate chop that piece of wood faster than he did whatever he was doing...
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    Moron.Take the tools away before he hurts himself.

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