What Size Log Splitter Do I Need?

what size log splitter do i need

The reason why there is a wide range of log splitters on the market is that there is no one size fits all model. While this gives the buyer a wide range to choose from, it makes it hard to pick one. That’s why many buyers end up buying the fancy log splitter, only to … Read more

Vertical vs Horizontal Log Splitter

vertical vs horizontal log splitter

When shopping for a log splitter, there are many factors to consider. You need to decide whether you want a more powerful gas-powered splitter or an eco-friendly electric log splitter. This decision depends on the type of wood you will be splitting and how big the logs are. That’s also where the choice between a … Read more

Can You Tow A Log Splitter On The Highway?

towing log splitter on highway

While it’s easy to move small log splitters, high-end models are huge, weighing upward of 500 lbs. Since it’s almost impossible to load these models on a truck, the only option is to tow them on a truck or tractor. Luckily, these models come with pressurized wheels.  But what most people don’t know is that … Read more

How Does A Log Splitter Work?

how does a log splitter work

When planning to buy a log splitter, it’s crucial to understand how these mechanical devices work. That information will help you compare the different models and choose one that best suits your splitting needs. It will also be helpful when operating and maintaining the machine. This article will take you through how different types of … Read more

Log Splitter or Axe – Are Axes Obsolete?

log splitter or axe

Most people would say that chopping wood using an axe is old-school, which can’t be further from the truth. Many people find joy in using an axe, and I don’t think an axe will ever become obsolete.  So, should you use an axe, considering how technology has changed? Before you conclude, let’s first dive into … Read more

What Type Of Hydraulic Fluid For Log Splitter?

what type of hydraulic fluid for log splitter

At the center of every hydraulic log splitter, there is a hydraulic system powered by hydraulic fluid. Like any hydraulic system, a hydraulic log splitter works by applying pressure to a contained fluid to create power and force that pushes the log to the blade.  This applies to both gas-powered and electric hydraulic splitters. Kinetic … Read more

Kinetic vs Hydraulic Log Splitter – The Ultimate Guide

kinetic vs hydraulic log splitter

If you are in the market for a log splitter, you will find three different types; hydraulic, kinetic, and manual log splitters.  While it’s easy to differentiate the manual type from the other two types, it can be hard to decide between kinetic and hydraulic types. So, what’s the difference between kinetic vs hydraulic log … Read more

How To Start A Log Splitter – A Simple Guide

How To Start A Log Splitter

While it may sound simple or mundane, there is the right way of starting a log splitter. That is one way to ensure the equipment serves you well and for long without breaking down.  This post covers everything you should know about how to start a log splitter and what to do when the log … Read more