We have come a long way from the days when we split logs with an axe. Sure, it was a good workout that would keep you fit, but it does take a lot of time. Which is why electric log splitters are a very good investment for anyone who has to split logs. Finding the right one though can be a bit of a chore considering the number of brands and models out there.
If you are not familiar with these machines, you may just end up buying any electric log splitter for sale that fits into your budget. You, however, need to take into consideration more than just the price of the machine. You should know how much work you will require it to do (domestic or Commercial), how durable it is, what features it has that will make it suitable for you to use, how easy it is to use and care for. These are just some of the considerations you should make when looking for electric log splitters for sale.
To make the task of choosing one easier, here is a top ten list of electric log splitters to choose from.
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- 10. Grizzly H8171
- 9. Woodeze 4-ton Electric wood splitter
- 8. Sun Joe Logger Joe LJ 60 1E Electric Log Splitter
- 7. Log Splitter- 6 Ton Electric Powered Light Weight
- 6. Pow ‘R’ Kraft 65575 7-Ton 15 amp 2-Speed Electric Log Splitter
- 5. Boss Industrial EC5T20 Electric Log Splitter
- 4. Pow ‘R@ Kraft 65556 4-Ton 15 Amp Electronic Log Splitter
- 3. Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter
- 2. Boss Industrial ES7T20
- 1. WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter
10. Grizzly H8171
This 110-volt splitter is able to split logs between 15 and 20 inches and up to 10 inches in diameter. It comes with built-in wheels for easy movement around your garage or basement. Customers say they have been impressed by its performance especially considering that it is quite small, but its 5-ton hydraulic pressure is just what you need to get the job done. Its total shipping weight is 110 pounds.
9. Woodeze 4-ton Electric wood splitter
This splitter will take on just about any log within the 37 x 11 x 20 dimension. At just 97 pounds, it is very portable. Just like all electric splitters, you can use it within enclosed spaces and not have to worry about smoke, and it is not noisy either.
8. Sun Joe Logger Joe LJ 60 1E Electric Log Splitter
It is equipped with a 120 volt/2HP motor with an approximate driving force of 5 tons. It is suited for domestic use and will handle most of your firewood of up to 10 inches wide and 20 inches long. At 91.4 pounds, and with the fitted wheels at the front and handles, it is easily movable around your work area. It is also durable thanks to the steel body.
7. Log Splitter- 6 Ton Electric Powered Light Weight
It’s 6 tons of force give it slightly more power than the other 3 splitters and the light weight makes it more portable. It is designed to go through those hard logs that some of the other splitters will just bounce off. You can use it anywhere around the house as well as in the basement and garage.
6. Pow ‘R’ Kraft 65575 7-Ton 15 amp 2-Speed Electric Log Splitter
With 7 tons of splitting force and 15 amp motor, it is no surprise that is can take on logs up to 20 inches long and 12 inches in diameter. It is guaranteed to last and comes with a 2-year warranty from the manufacturer. It is efficient, safe and portable.
5. Boss Industrial EC5T20 Electric Log Splitter
With a force of 5 tons and electric motor of 1.8 Horsepower, this log splitter will do the job quite well. It can be operated with one hand and has an automatic ram return. The manufacturer offers a 2-year residential warranty.
4. Pow ‘R@ Kraft 65556 4-Ton 15 Amp Electronic Log Splitter
Even though it has just 4 tons of force, it is able to split logs of 20 inches length and 12 inches diameter. It is durable and easily moved about around the working area. Customer reviews have praised it for getting the work done efficiently. The 1500 watt motor runs on ordinary household power and comes with a fault breaker to protect against overload.
3. Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter
With 7 tons f force, it is possible to split up to 100 logs within an hour without breaking much of a sweat. It is designed to promote safety with its two handed operation to avoid injury. The manufacturer emphasizes saving time with this splitter that can split a 12-inch diameter log within 6 seconds and will be ready for the next one within 5 seconds. Many of the users are very impressed with its performance and durability.
2. Boss Industrial ES7T20
It is designed to get the job done in half the time other splitters would. It features an Automatic ram and a 2 HP motor. The ES7T20 is easy to use, with one-handed operation. It can be used at home or even small scale commercially as it is designed to keep on splitting the logs.
1. WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter
It features a log guide to keep the logs on track to be split. The 6 tons ensure that it has enough force to split just about any log of up to 10 inches in diameter. To ensure safety, two hand operation is required. If you remove a hand, the RAM will return to its position. This is indeed a safe, reliable log splitter for domestic use.