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Re: wood splitter with motor, what to buy.

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DoubleR

12-15-2013 07:31:29
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My son just brought a 12HP vertical shaft 35 ton from Lowe's. He had some kind of discount card or something and I'm thinking he paid around 1600 for it. I used it for about a half hour on a few of the nasty pieces of wood I have set aside that my tractor mounted splitter could never split. It just walked right through it like nothing.

I don't really think a normal person would need one that big although it is kind of nice. The downfall for me was starting it. At 10 degrees I couldn't hardly pull it to start it. Although it had oil in the engine when he got it and may have been too heavy for the colder weather.

If your older, you might want to see about getting something with electric start. I use to laugh about electric start on a smaller engine but not anymore. My son's splitter is setting in my shed and I use mine because I can't start his in the ccold.

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D beatty

12-15-2013 22:24:19
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 Re: wood splitter with motor, what to buy. in reply to DoubleR, 12-15-2013 07:31:29  
I also have a 12.5 HP 35 ton but mine is from Tractor Supply and got mine at a little under $1,500 on sale ( 6 years ago). It is a hard starter but I do all my splitting in the fall before it gets cold. I have yet to find any knots that it can't split.



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merlynr

12-15-2013 08:25:22
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 Re: wood splitter with motor, what to buy. in reply to DoubleR, 12-15-2013 07:31:29  

Built this about 4 years ago but the log lift added 2 years ago. The best part of this is the little car battery to start the 11hp B&S eng. I would never buy a splitter without electric start cause is't usually cold...when trying to start.



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