Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts
Salvage

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Kountry Life
  
Case Tractors Discussion Forum
:

630 wood splitter????

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
630crazy

05-26-2009 20:00:42




Report to Moderator

I want to build 3pt wood splitter and use the 630 hydraulics for the ram. Has anyone ever done this before?
Does the pump have enough guts to push through the hard stuff like crotches and knots? What am I looking at as far as cycle speed? Would I be better off using an auxiliary/PTO driven pump?

Anyone have a 24" cylinder for sale?




[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
dave eh

05-30-2009 14:01:45




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
I run a spliter off my 630 hydraulics and it works fine. It has a 3" cylinder. When I first started (about 12 years ago) it was a bit slow but as I get older it seems to have sped up a bit and matches my speed now.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Tim in New York

05-28-2009 20:23:08




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
Crazy:

Dad built a 3 pt splitter about 30 years ago (wow - its really been that long!) that we ran off our 430. At first we used the valve on the tractor to move the cylinder, eventually he put a remote valve back on the splitter. The 430 ran it fine for about 90% of the blocks. We"d get some pieces with big knots that it wouldn"t have the power to split, but not many. I think the cycle time was OK - time enough to clear the pieces and grab the next chunk of wood. I"d give it a try before spending the bucks for a separate pump.

I sold the 430 a few years after he died, but I still have the splitter and use it every year on about 5 full cord with my IH 2424. I think the IH runs it better than the Case - it is an industrial model and probably has a heavier pump.

Good luck!~

Tim

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
630crazy

05-28-2009 07:52:22




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
What do you guys think about this? Since PTO pumps are so dang expensive, I wonder if a person could make one using a 2-stage pump off of Ebay? Couldn't you gear it with a chain and sprocket off the pto? I saw a new 2-stage pump sell for 90 bucks yesterday and a PTO pump is around 400 or 500 bucks.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
TimBinWV

05-28-2009 03:45:30




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
Dunno how many here who've ever made this connection, but as a hillbilly who's split more danged wood than I care to have, I'll add this. Always split from the bottom of the tree. It's not hard to tell at a glance which direction a block of wood grew in. If it's knot-free, it's gonna split easy anyhoo. Back in the day, I could work a logsplitter to death...'course I'm paying for it now!...~{:^)



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
630crazy

05-28-2009 07:43:07




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to TimBinWV, 05-28-2009 03:45:30  
Thanks for the info, I never thought of that, but it makes sense.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
JGarner

05-27-2009 19:51:14




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
Shaun, I bought an SC/DC hitch lift cylinder. I think its about a 3" piston. I read somewhere our 630s' remotes put out about 1500 psi so that will be in excess of 10,000 lbs force, that"s harder than I can whack at it with a wedge and 12 lb sledge. Hope to get started on this this summer and be ready for fall wood cutting. I will let you know. Cycle time may be a problem, guess I will see.

Jim

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
630crazy

05-28-2009 07:37:59




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to JGarner, 05-27-2009 19:51:14  
Hmm, I don"t know if 1500 psi is going to cut it(or spilt it pardon the pun HA). I used a buddy’s splitter last year with a 2-stage 3000 psi pump and it had a hard time pushing through some of the Knarled up stuff, that is what I need the splitter for. I can split the easy stuff by hand if it"s dry and frozen, couple of good whacks with a splitting maul and it comes apart pretty quick. Plus it makes me feel like I am earning all that free heat. LOL

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Triplerange

05-27-2009 11:13:50




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
Dad had a pto pump one run off of his 300. that way the valve was right there at his fingertips.
It should be possible with a large enough diameter cylinder though but larger = more cycle time.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
DJ 930

05-27-2009 08:14:27




Report to Moderator
 Re: 630 wood splitter???? in reply to 630crazy, 05-26-2009 20:00:42  
I made one to go on the three point of my 800. Must have ben 20 years ago. I built it to sit on the ground to split the big stuff and could raise it up to split the littler stuff. On the big trunks you had to work from out side in, I couldn't split then in the middle to make them small enought to handle right away. I just used tractor hyd's, did not have extra valve on splitter so had to have 2 people to run it, witch was alright for safty. I don't rember what the cycle tine was on it. I just went to TSC and bought a 24 X 4" cylinder. On the one I made now (self containd) I used cylinders from a junk garbage truck. I made it to tipe up and down with a hyd cylinder. Be safe DJ

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Today's Featured Article - It's Alright Where It Is! - by Anthony West. I have a tale of a different kind to tell. Whilst rooting in the hedge bottoms this week I had cause to visit Chapel lane Farm, the home of an eccentric gentleman by the name of Austin Kendall. I had heard rumours that an old Case Model C was languishing away in the back of one of the outbuildings there. So off I went in search of what would turn out to be a very rare and unusual tractor. Mr Kendall is an excitable chap to say the least. He is amongst the last of a dying breed of farmer who ... [Read Article]

Latest Ad: Fiat 800E/ AgriPower 8000 Tractor for parts. Engine burned, but didnt get the injection pump or hydraulic pump. Back end of the tractor still ok, sheet metal is still there. Good for parts. [More Ads]

Copyright © 1997-2021 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy