Testing Log Splitters: DR Power Equipment and Wallenstein
We’ve been lucky enough to spend the past couple of years with several different log splitters at our disposal and all have served us well — some really impressed. At the high-powered end of the spectrum was the Wallenstein WX530 20-ton hydraulic splitter.
Reliance on Wood Heat Prompted Purchase of Firewood Processor: Decision to Buy Halverson Skid-Steer Attachment Leads to Business Opportunities
The log table, which is mounted directly on top of the splitting ... For someone using a chainsaw and hydraulic splitter to produce firewood, the Halverson attachment with a skid-steer eliminates the manual labor of bucking logs, picking up the rounds ...
Georgia Tech Students Soup Up a Barbie Jeep
Sloan and Charlson equipped the vehicle, meant for kids ages 3 and up, with a full-sized engine and steel frame as well as mechanical components for steering, a gas pedal and hydraulic brakes. At top speed, the Barbie Jeep can hit 30 miles per hour.
Georgia Tech students drop some horsepower in a Barbie Jeep
And with 250cc motor from a log-splitter, that's exactly what they did. Under that unassuming pink plastic go-cart, the two managed to pack the new larger engine, a steel frame, hydraulic brakes, a new gas pedal and components needed to steer this speed demon.
ECHO Bear Cat log splitters
Details: This recall involves ECHO Bear Cat brand hydraulic log splitter with model numbers LS27270 and LS27270T, with a date code of 012908 stamped on the hydraulic cylinder. The model number is printed on the main beam of the log splitters. The date code ...
John Moore: The axing price of firewood
We would use the wood from the tree that crushed our home to heat it. And, with the purchase of a hydraulic log splitter, so we did. No longer in my teens, and having access to a much easier way to split wood, I had no shame in purchasing and using this ...
20-ton log splitter stolen in Chambersburg
State police at Chambersburg are investigating the theft of a 20-ton horizontal hydraulic log splitter from the 6000 block of Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, between 10 a.m. June 24 and 9 a.m. July 9.
Stan Harrison: Split wood by harnessing the power and majesty of a hydraulic cylinder
How it works The log-splitter works like this: You place the log in a cradle on the machine, then get -- and keep -- your hands and other body parts out of the way. Pull the lever, and a hydraulic pump powered by a gasoline engine rams a sharp wedge into ...
Ask the Builder: Tips on cutting, splitting, storing next winter's firewood
The hand-pump splitter is a cute little machine that uses a standard hydraulic car or truck jack to split wood. The jack is mounted horizontally on an I-beam. You can load up to an 18-inch log into the splitter and then start cranking the jack handle back ...
Splitting wood the perfect tonic for countless annoyances
On one hand you have the gas-powered 28-ton hydraulic log splitter. On the other hand, the muscle-powered 6-pound splitting maul, which is less efficient, but more therapeutic. Both are designed for the same purpose - turning chunks of trees into fuel ...