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Re: Wood Splitter float update

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Adirondack case guy

04-27-2013 06:06:00

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My splitter used to be one o those low to the ground critters. I built up axle struts and put a pneumatic caster under the end, and 3pt pins on it so I can use it while standing up straight.
Built the jib pole this winter, to pick up heavy blocks. In the process of building a small hyd. elivator to load the split wood without having to pick it up of the ground. This American spliter, built in Black River NY, has split millions of blocks since the 70s when I got it. I have worn out 3 Briggs engines on it, and the 4th has a years worth of splitting, on it.
Loren, the Acg.

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04-27-2013 12:21:51

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 Re: Wood Splitter float update in reply to Adirondack case guy, 04-27-2013 06:06:00  
Hello Adirondack case guy,

You have a nice set up there! My Wisconsin engine was built in 1944 I think. Originally bobbit bearings. It is still as good as ever. NOW if I can only get it to stop flooding. It only does it now when first started. I have split about a cord since my first post. I have another splitter 10 feet away from this one, ready to go. But I like mine better,


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