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Show us you pics of the dirty work horses you call a splitter!

Post in 'The Gear' started by Sean McGillicuddy, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    Those are some tough regs.==c

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  2. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I am glad I didn't put a seat on mine. That would have doubled the build expense.
  3. Machria

    Machria Minister of Fire

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    CO and WA are now updating their codes, with line 36a: "Beverage containment and storage devices may be omitted provided a suitable "Medicinal or Recreational" smoking device is within 8" of the operators reach and enough dry "tobacco" type product storage space is provided for a 6 hour of burn time."
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    lukem Minister of Fire

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    I think we'll see an addendum stating the foliage storage device cannot have a capacity exceeding one ounce. FYI to you guys considering getting a jump on your next build.
  5. ikessky

    ikessky Minister of Fire

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    Well, it's nothing like bioman's, but it's a workhorse. An old LaFont. And yes, the boy and I had matching wood splitting outfits on. And the pictures a little old. We're both a lot bigger now.

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  6. Machria

    Machria Minister of Fire

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    Man, some of you guys are SERIOUS about splitting wood!
  7. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Are you not aware that this is the support group for woodahaulics anonymous?
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  8. WellSeasoned

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    Screw woodohaulics anonamous. I chose to get off the wagon so I could put more rounds in there. ;)
  9. bioman

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    Thats a serious splitter right there. Awesome
  10. Pallet Pete

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    O man now I have small splitter complex !

    Pete
  11. scooby074

    scooby074 Feeling the Heat

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    My beast I built. 22gpm. Prince Autocycle, Hyd 4 way and log lift.

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  12. mtnhome

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    I was given this old beater a couple of years ago. I had to replace a hose, hydraulic fluid, rewire the engine, modify the ram and splitting blade. Now I have to find a replacement mobile home tire since one won't hold air any more. Ugly, but works for me. image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
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  13. bioman

    bioman Burning Hunk

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    That thing is really cool, good job on the build !
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  14. 'bert

    'bert Minister of Fire

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    Not as big as some others but built at a perfect height for me. Since this pic I have added a hydro log lift. Added it when I had a broken leg so my son could roll logs to the lifter and I could still split. Part of my physio therapy

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  15. salecker

    salecker Feeling the Heat

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    Hey mtnhome
    have someone put a 15" tube in it.last for yrs yet
    Thomas
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    shmodaddy Burning Hunk

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  17. mtnhome

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    Good idea on the tube! I'll try that.
    The engine is an 18hp OMC. Same as used in old Cushman trucksters. The best guess I got from an oldtimer was it might have been used on a reefer unit. Runs great after I figured out the wiring and modded a voltage regulator to replace the original rectifier. The magneto charges the battery just fine. image.jpg
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  18. MasterMech

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    Betcha it's quiet too. ;)
  19. mtnhome

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    It's actually not that loud. I think my snowblower I ran this morning is louder. I just wear hearing protectors when I'm splitting. I wonder if there is a decibel app for my iPad...
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    I'm sure there is. I downloaded a decible app for an ipod touch the other day.
  21. mtnhome

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    So I downloaded a decibel meter app and tested both my snowblower and splitter from the operating positions. Interestingly, they were both about the same noise level, around 83-85 decibels. Not too bad but a good idea to wear hearing protection if running for hours at a time. I think the splitter sounds much neater though, probably because of the dual cylinders and exhaust.
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    This is the MTD 20 Ton Vertical/Horizontal (for towing only)==c after splitting some Cherry.

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    Monster Maul on left,X25 on right.Low maintenance,cheap to operate.

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    Gary_602z Minister of Fire

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    Just your typical wood mower, or is that lawn splitter?:)

    Gary
  25. Sean McGillicuddy

    Sean McGillicuddy Burning Hunk

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    Now that is defiantly different!!
    Does it have a beverage holder?? ;)

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