log splitter

  1. C

    Log splitter

    Hi! What is a log splitter? Why is it needed?
  2. P

    I need to make a choice... fast!

    Hi all. I'm a long time lurker grateful for the collective knowledge on this forum... I need a new H/V hydraulic splitter to replace my venerable 22 ton champion, and have narrowed it to 2 choices, based on the availability of a 4 way wedge and made in NA: A Wallenstein WX540L with 4 way wedge...
  3. R

    Yardworks Electric Log Splitter issue

    Hi Everyone - this seems to be the most knowledgeable bunch of people around when it comes to log splitters, so really hoping someone here can help. About 2 weeks ago we purchased a 5 Ton Electric Log Splitter from Canadian Tire. The plan was to use this to split 3 cords of birch wood we had...
  4. VirginiaIron

    Log Splitter- Show us your log splitter.

    It seems there are various postings online about a specific log splitter. Hopefully we can compile a thread of nothing but log splitters- all types. It does not matter if it is powered by electric, gas, foot, or arm or if you found it in the trash, purchased it, swapped something for it...
  5. N

    Rebuild or No?

    So my mother has an old log splitter we used for many years as I was growing up. I need a splitter myself but it needs some work and I am not sure of the tonnage on the machine as well as determining if it is worth rebuilding or just buying new. I called Briggs & Stratton to get a price on a...
  6. P

    Swisher Electric Log Splitter

    Does anyone have experience with the Swisher 22 Ton Electric Log Splitter (LS22E)? We're attracted by the advantages of the electric but are wondering about its performance and in particular the sound of the electric motor? Thanks in advance for any help.
  7. Chap

    PTO Log Splitter

    So I have a brand new wood stove sitting in my house waiting for much cooler temps to come so it can be fired up. I also recently bought a John Deere tractor from my neighbor. Put these two things together and it seems I might be in the market for a PTO driven log splitter. So I am hoping...
  8. Electric Log splitter homemade

    Electric Log splitter homemade

    2 horse electric motor, really old hydraulic pump, used valve and 8 x 8 "h" beam
  9. Electric Log splitter homemade

    Electric Log splitter homemade

    2 horse electric motor, really old hydraulic pump, used valve and 8 x 8 "h" beam
  10. From scratch log splitter

    From scratch log splitter

    International school bus frame, garbage truck cylinder, valve and pump, ford straight 6 engine and pto clutch unit, and generator fuel tank. 8 x 8 "h" beam.
  11. From scratch log splitter

    From scratch log splitter

    International school bus frame, garbage truck cylinder, valve and pump, ford straight 6 engine and pto clutch unit, and generator fuel tank.
  12. From scratch log splitter

    From scratch log splitter

    International school bus frame, garbage truck cylinder, valve and pump, ford straight 6 engine and pto clutch unit, and generator fuel tank.
  13. From scratch log splitter

    From scratch log splitter

    International school bus frame, garbage truck cylinder, valve and pump, ford straight 6 engine and pto clutch unit, and generator fuel tank.