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log splitter, 24 volt DC powered - $750 (White Sulphur Springs)

condition: excellent
This is a custom engineered log splitter designed for 24 volts direct current. It is perfect for an off grid person without an inverter. At maximum power the current draw is only 25 amps. The cylinder is 3.5 inches in diameter and made in the USA. The hydraulic fittings are top quality and the welding was done professionally. To date, it has been stalled less than 5 times. It will split logs up to 25 inches in length. My daughter did a video of it years ago, just search youtube for solar powered log splitter. A slight correction to the video is that my hydraulic pressure is 2500 pounds giving the log splitter 12 tons of splitting force.
The only reason I am selling it is I built another one giving me an opportunity to use an Etek motor. A lot of time went into this project but the payoff is an extremely efficient quiet log splitter that I use in the basement. I split very dry lodgepole that usually bursts open with only one or two inches of travel into the wedge so the slow cycle time is not an issue.
The Etek motor powered log splitter was finished in February 2015. This one has an 18 second cycle time so it is almost twice as fast as the one in the video. It uses the same 3.5 inch diameter USA made cylinder and runs off of 24 volts DC. I am selling this one for $1350. One of the splitters has got to go. For an extra $50 I would be willing to substitute a brand new Leeson 1.5 HP 120 volt AC motor for the 36 volt video motor, this would result in about a 33% decrease in cycle time.

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