Splitting Wood - Sandy after math

NYLife Posted By NYLife, Nov 4, 2012 at 11:43 AM

  1. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
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    Yes, and there was a time I could outsplit a hydraulic splitter and many brag they can. However, this is usually just on a small amount of wood and usually easy splitting stuff. Over the long haul it is usually a different story unless it is all easy splitting. One thing to always keep in mind though and that is trying for speed when doing something like this is very careless and causes way too much injury. I do not mean to put down that splitter in the least as I am certain in the right conditions that it is great.
     
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  2. NYLife

    NYLife
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    It really doesn't matter about the speed but it does save time. I always make sure my safety and the safety of others always comes first. How's the weather by you? It looks like we are getting ready for this new storm that's brewing
     
  3. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
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    Not much brewing here. They say we are in for another warm-up and I think it started today. 63 forecast for Sunday!
     
  4. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home
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    I really like the look of the DR but like others have said can it do the big stuff? Not to mention getting it up there would be a problem too
     
  5. WoodPorn

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    Nice Beaver.......Thank you, I just had it stuffed!
     
  6. Gasifier

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    Nice work NYLife. That will be some good BTUs for you when it is good and dry. I like those splitters. Watched one in action one day. Don't like the price though. :eek: I just can't justify that kind of cash on a splitter. I can rent one for $60 for the day once or twice a year. That makes it tough to spend $1500 or $2000 or more on a nice splitter.
     
  7. NYLife

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    This weather is crazy. It's warming up quite a bit here after this snow storm last night that left me with about 10" last night.
     
  8. Backwoods Savage

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    And now they say 64 Sunday and snow by Monday night & Tuesday. Crazy....
     
  9. tfdchief

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    Yep, I took a bet like that once and won, out split the hydraulic splitter. But that was when I was young. Can't do it anymore without hydraulics.
     

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