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Splitting Wood - Sandy after math

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by NYLife, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    Some of the wood from the sandy aftermath - evergreen split into small pieces so it can dry out better image.jpg
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  2. basod

    basod Minister of Fire

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    Getting after it NYL.

    Is that one of those kinetic DR splitters?
  3. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    I have no choice especially after all the trees that came down in my neck of the woods.
    It's a dr rapid fire splitter it's amazing how fast it splits.
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    Starting to add up.
    Gonna make some very nice stacks ;)
  5. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Nice work NYLife, how do you like the splitter?

    zap
  6. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    Thanks . The splitter works like a speeding bullet. I must of split all that wood in a hour 1/2 by myself.
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  7. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Our local dealer had one but no hitch on it for a two inch ball.

    zap
  8. ScotO

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    Is that tarp there under the wood to protect the lawn, or to make sure you don't lose one single morsel of those BTU's? ;lol;)

    Nice looking heap of wood, looks like the little speed splitter worked A-OK for ya. Keep us posted as to how that splitter does with the bigger stuff, like oak and elm crotches and such...
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  9. WellSeasoned

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    Nice NYL! Splitting is fun huh?
  10. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    To keep the wood from getting wet from the grass as I didn't get a chance to stack it
  11. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    I don't think I should run into any issues with the big stuff like oak and so on. I think it will slice thru suckers
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    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    It's a lot of work but I love it. I love working outdoors
  13. ScotO

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    Yep, you're a die hard like the rest of us......;)
  14. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    I learn from the best
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    Those will split anything you can get up on the table, everyone I know with one of those makes their splits smaller, must be so much fun you can stop splitting ;lol
  16. NYLife

    NYLife Burning Hunk

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    i can split all day with it. Makes things easy and fun. I get so much split in no time
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    tcassavaugh Minister of Fire

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    i came close to getting a dr splitter. decided for a 27 ton instead. really loved the add for it though. used two guys to split a pile of wood, each splitting for awhile then switching splitters. impressive to say the least.

    cass
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    I've never seen a DR splitter...looks lighter than the typical 25-27 ton versions...but...it appears to be stuck in the horizontal position...can't sit on a crate and split that way.
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  19. NYLife

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    It's light and works like a 34 ton and does the job faster then any splitter out there. It has a great Subaru engine
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    That one is debatable... In certain woods it is faster just like splitting by hand is faster in certain woods and certain conditions.....but by no means all.
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  21. NYLife

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    Savage till I see it for my own eyes I have to stick with it. My buddy thought he could split more wood with his 34 ton splitter. We used the same mixed woods. Oak , pine, maple and by the time he finished 1 I was already on my 4th
  22. ScotO

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    Those speed splitters sure would be fun in some wood, but not the huge rounds we get alot of times. I'd love to have one for the smaller stuff, I just can justify the price of it. My 22 ton vertical/horizontal works fine for my needs. I'd hate to try splitting those big ones on that speed splitter.....

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  23. weatherguy

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    Scotty, did a beaver cut that round? ==c
  24. ScotO

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    He kinda looked like a beaver........he has a hairy face, anyway!==c
  25. NYLife

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    The round I did the other day of that evergreen was about that big and it was knotty and still had no problem with it. What's good about it also is the tray

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