Splitter

Post in 'The Gear' started by nate379, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. nate379

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    I bought this splitter a few weeks ago for a good price. Needed a bit of TLC, but nothing a few afternoons and couple bucks couldn't fix.

    I didn't like that there was no place to "store" a big split chunk while splitting the other piece so I came up with a table for it. Total cost was about $20 for some bolts and paint. All the metal I dug out of the scrap pile (I rarely throw metal out!)
     

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  2. nate379

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    Uh, ok. Not sure why other pics loaded up as well. No idea where that red car is from?! The orange one is mine, but it was in my email....?!
     
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  3. ScotO

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    _g Admit it, Nate.....the red car is yours. You're just embarrassed to say so.....;lol
    My buddy has a Lotus Elise, also. Same color and all. Cool little car, that puppy chit-n-gits!!
    Handles the mountain roads like a magnet, too.

    Nice to see you are finally posting some pictures. Now how 'bout getting rid of that pink-cat with the blue face and putting a nice homemade avatar up there, too!!:p;)
     
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  4. ScotO

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    BTW, what kind of splitter is it? Sure looks a lot like my Swisher 22 ton......
    Nice mod on the log bed....I'm sure it'll work great!
     
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    Looking good. Nice job on the table.
    4 way is nice.
    Brand of splitter ?
    What happened to your other one?
     
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  6. nate379

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    I made that avatard. It's from a Windows computer background actually. :p

    Splitter is a 28 ton Swisher. 11.5 hp Breaks and Scatters and a 16gpm pump. Bought it from a firewood place in Los Anchorage, Best Split I think is the name. They dropped 100k on a processor and didn't need the 7-8 splitters they had anymore. I picked the best one out of the bunch.

    Sold the other splitter to a friend.
     
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  7. ScotO

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    I've been using my Swisher for 3 years and it's been a good machine for the money. Best 800 bucks I've spent in a while.....
     
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    Ive been happy with my swisher too. Good little machines... I like that table you made, for when I would split horizontal. But most of the time I'm vertical splitting.
     
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  9. MasterMech

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    So you found something to haul that 2-3 cords? :p

    That table looks bombproof.
     
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  10. nate379

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    Only time I'll use it vertical is to break apart big pieces into ones that I can lift without too much trouble. That might be 5-6 pieces in 10-15 cords.

     

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