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5 Ton Electric Log Splitter

On Sale: Dec 16 2014 - Dec 28 2014

  • Price:
    $379.99
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    $219.99

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  • Adjustable stroke length for shorter cycle times, two-hand safe splitting operation and hands-free retraction  

 

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  • Junglejake

Love it! Was the best $240 I spent. On my 3rd cord of wood so far. Birch, Maple, Spruce, and Fir, split every one including the notty ones, and I had some pretty big spruce junks! Would have liked the cutting wedge to be a little higher though as the bigger junks tend to rise up while splitting.

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  • SIRJOHNEH!

I have had the 5 ton splitter for 2 seasons of use now and split logs from3" to 24" diam with no problems. It came on sale for about $200 and after the 1st season I bought the stand for it which made it less stressful on the back to use. It is a well built and rugged design piece of equipment that should last for years to come. Tip:- If you wait for the logs to get really cold (minus 10 - 40 degrees) they will slit with ease. Great bang for your buck.

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  • Drillerman

Split about three cords with it so far,oak maple,ash,hickory,etc,etc. Only four pieces that it wouldn't split and they were all knotty crotch pieces.It seems to be well built with very little plastic.Two handed operation was a pain at first but now I don't even notice it.I built a stand for it to make it easier on my back.I got it at the sale price of 240 bucks and it is worth every penny.As usual great service from Princess,I ordered it online after 7 o'clock on Monday night and Purolater had it in my driveway by 10 am Thursday. As far as I'm concerned you can't go wrong.

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  • richard

I purchased this item on Thursday and used on Sept long weekend, we split at least 5 cords of wood. this unit split it all. from 6" to 16" diameter wood. I think there was only 2 pieces we couldn't do because it was just to knotty.. But simply an excellent unit.. I was a little Leary on the stand that you can buy separately, but it worked great as well. I recommend this 100% that was the best money I have ever spent at princess auto.

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  • doc

works great and well built. Just recieved this week and already split two cords of wood with no problem at all. Made a stand so a little easier to use rather than having to bend over. The only thing would change is to make the splitter part handle a little longer to make it easier to use. Solved that by adding a small piece of pipe over it. Great value for the money and would recommend to anyone wanting a splitter for home firewood.

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  • jadietrich

No manual info covering distance adjustment options for the fist and for the fist return locking piece, but a you tube video put the pieces together for this first time log splitter user. Also purchased the stand and had little problem with the assembly and tie in other than a 2 person job at stages. Splitter made easy work of 1 yr old birch and the stand saved my back. Two handed operation become second nature very quickly. Great product!

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  • Fergy

Split a fairly large quantity of hard maple and ash firewood with this unit, very happy with it. Will handle quite a large block, just as long as you remember to "slab" the large ones a bit instead of just heading into them dead center. For home use, would recommend this to anyone. I got the optional stand, was a good idea and would strongly recommend getting one, easier to use and move around.

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  • Ron

I was skeptical buying an electric wood splitter but after watching the unit on youtube and the reviews here I took the plunge and am very happy with the results. I Split 3 cords of hardwood (Oak & Maple) with this unit, the largest being 14 inches in diameter without any issues. It seems really well made and it has an adjustable ram so you can adjust for different lengths of wood, speeding up the process. It powered through the largest pieces easily and only once did it stall but once reset, split the log. It's very easy to use. It would be nice if the stand was included but for the price I won't complain. I set it up on a sturdy folding table and it was at the perfect height for splitting. I thought it would be slow but very quickly that split pile grew. I was working alone but with two people it would go a lot quicker. I have another 3 cords comming of bigger wood but I do not think that it will have any issues. The only con so far is the fact that the wheels are so low to the ground that it catches things as you pull it along.

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  • Leon

Overall pretty good splitter for this money . I have it for 2 years and it helps me to proceed 7 full cords for my fireplace. For the knotty wood you will need to try several times from different places until log will be done but it will save your back any way . Plastic wheels are cheap and you will brake them pretty fast but they are useless because you will have almost no flat surface outdoor . Check/add/change the hydraulic oil often because you will loose some amount each and every time from the bleed screw . Try to put the splitter on some high place or buy the stand for that - operating it on the ground will make your work less comfortable and your back will tell you that soon .

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  • Trendsetter46

Great product,built strong and sturdy and handles almost any type of wood! only complaint is that the stand is extra!

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  • andrewszy

I have had this unit for a while, and have enjoyed using it every time, almost no issue splitting all my wood. The few things I don't like about the unit, it is hard to move with the small wheels and 2 metal brackets on the bottom that tend to hook into the ground if you don't lift the unit high enough, or when rolling over uneven ground. Also, the unit will tip over rather easily when you are moving it, since it is top heavy and the wheels are small and close together. The oil level dipstick is also a little difficult to undo, since you need to stand the unit vertically, balance it, and undo the dipstick with an allen key - I propped up my splitter against my shed, but even then, it was a balancing act. Overall, this unit is solidly built, strong when it comes to splitting wood, and I have no regrets in buying this unit (best when on sale or used from someone you trust). Although most people don't do this, do check the hydraulic fluid level after a few good days of splitting, since this unit, like many, will leak "some" fluid over time. For my own unit, I added red coloured fluid, ISO 32, since I mostly use it in the Summer and Fall - ISO 22 is recommended for Winter use, per the manual. Enoy!

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  • woodman

The unit works well with poplar but struggles to give a clean split with harder and knotty woods. The cylinder doesn't travel far enough into the wedge so you need to take up the space with a 4X4. The guide plate welded on to the cylinder is a little light and slightly bent on me. Their 4 ton unit has a much heavier guide and may be a better design. Still for $240 is a good value and princess has a great return policy if your not happy.

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Why is this only a web only sale I want to pick one up in store ?

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December 09, 2014

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Thank you for your question. Princess Auto has many different deal types. Some are "in store" only deal, some are "web only" deals, some are "one day" only deals and more.

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I am looking for a log splitter that will run off my 2600w (max) generator. What is the approximate starting wattage for this unit?

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November 05, 2014

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You will be able to run this unit off your Generator as it will only use 1800W. Make sure your Generator can handle up to 20 amps for the initial motor start up.

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Arick

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If the log is wide than design (10")?? Is this still work ? I got some tree trunks to split !!

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October 27, 2014

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This logsplitter is designed to split wood that measures 20-1/2" long x 10" dia max.

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I am considering buying an electric splitter for my cottage. Comparing the 5 ton with 1 3/4 hp and the 4 ton with a 2 hp motor - which is the more powerful splitter? Also, what is recommended type of extension cord and how long can the extension cord be from power outle?t

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September 18, 2014

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The 5 Ton has significantly more power, due to a larger piston. You can use up to a 10M (30 ft) 14/3 extension cord...

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Is there a warranty on this product?

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August 27, 2014

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This log splitter has a one year warranty against manufacturer defects.

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