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OOPS ! My hand slipped WHACK !

Post in 'The Gear' started by Pallet Pete, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. Pallet Pete

    Pallet Pete Guest

    You would not get me within a mile of the death trap ! The problem is your lifting a sharp wedge with a heavy weight with nothing more than a little cable and clip. If the operator isn't paying attention while your loading.....

    Pete
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  2. WeldrDave

    WeldrDave Feeling the Heat

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    And I have worked with "some" of them, SAD:(
    Somebody put a lot of time and $$$ into something that didn't need to be reinvented!!!. It's someones brain child and I think all intentions were good, but I agree with all, "SLOW" and waisting two people's time, fuel, etc....:rolleyes:
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  3. scooby074

    scooby074 Feeling the Heat

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    That is a post pounder that was "adapted" to split wood. Not the best use of the attachment.
  4. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    Ever have one of those "Ah ha!" moments?

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  5. WeldrDave

    WeldrDave Feeling the Heat

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    Now that look's like the proper use for it!
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  6. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    But could you imagine the work that could be done with that little bad boy if the splitter was designed properly? Think of a beam type splitter on the end of that very versatile little arm. Crawl up, split, split, turn, split, crawl forward, split........:eek:
  7. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    That is amazing that two people and machine can split wood at about 1/10 the pace that I could with a maul.

    It does look like it is a much better post driver than splitter. I think the splitter was an after thought.
  8. DodgyNomad

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    So it takes 2 guys to be about half as fast as I am with my $900 Husky splitter? Is that what I'm to take from this video.

    Looks dangerous too.
  9. mywaynow

    mywaynow Minister of Fire

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    By the end of the day he and another guy have wood split, and not very much for the effort. Looks like a whole lot of effort, design and construction that may very well bear fruit in the form of some minute aspect of the system being used in something viable. Was that a run-on sentence?

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