Homelite 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter Lets You Split Logs Without Breaking a Sweat


Using an ax to split logs to burn on a fire is about as manly as chores come, and while it has a certain romantic and even zen-like charm at first – the novelty soon wears off. That is when the Homelite 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter would come in handy. It uses a 15-amp electric motor to tear through logs of up to 20 inches in length and 10 inches in girth in a cycle of 20 seconds.

The video on the site shows the machine being used outdoors, but with it being electric, I see no compelling reason why someone could not use it from the comfort of his or her home. It might get a few woodchips on the floor, but they can always be vacuumed up. If you do want to keep the mess outside, the wheels help you move the 90-pound Homelite 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter to your logs.

It is easy to point a calloused finger of scorn at people who would spend the $300 that it costs to purchase such a device, but when you factor in the time and labor that it saves, it actually seems like a pretty good deal.

Price: $300 [Source]

 

About the author: C. S. Magor

 

C.S. Magor is the editor-in-chief and reporter at large for Uberreview and We Interrupt. He currently resides in a sleepy basin town in the Japanese countryside - where both his bank balance and the lack of space in his home are testament to his addiction to all things shiny.

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