Quick and Powerful Splitter

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  1. hydestone

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    My grandfather is unable to swing a maul these days and is on the hunt for a quick and powerful splitter. I checked out a few at Home Depot, Lowe's, and Northern Tool. Does anyone know where a I can buy a nice high quality splitter? He burns about 4 cords of wood per year.

    He is in MA.

    Thanks!
     

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    Yeah, Northern has some nice splitters. There must be another company out there that specializes in logging equipment and has more options tan Northern. Does anyone have any suggestions??
     
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    What kinda of options are you looking for? Iron and Oak is another splitter co. TCS has theres , there is also Swisher brand , Troy built has one ( made by somebody other than Troy ) on and on and on . I guess i dont know what your looking for other than a powerfull splitter.
     
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    Try timberwolf in Rutland, Vermont..

    They make a real commercial grade splitter...well built..Will cost more than the others but you can get many features log lift etc...
     
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    Those Timberwolf splitters look unbelievable. No prices listed...I will give them a call to check the TWP-1 and TW-HV1.

    I will probably split him 4 cords and maybe a few for myself. I like to hand split mine for excercise but occasional use might be nice. I am sure some cousins or neighbors will look to borrow it from him as well.

    Thanks for the advice!
     
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    HI hydestone,

    There is another commercial wood splitter company near me. They are called americna woodsplitter. Website http://www.americanmsr.com/home.htm

    Have a look. I used one and it is a fantastic piece of equipment. Much better built that the HD an Lowes stuff.

    Carpniels
     
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