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Author Topic: Would you buy a used commercial level splitter?  (Read 2450 times)

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Re: Would you buy a used commercial level splitter?
« Reply #20 on: July 21, 2022, 05:44:31 AM »
On huge mountains of firewood it's usually seen around large metro areas .I recall two ,one near Toledo and one near Columbus Ohio .Both had set ups for processers ,one with two . The demand in those areas they get a lot more money per unit than for example in my area . The wood is free for all intents because these are large tree services .It's just a regional thing I think .In this area the only one that even comes close is a local hardwood mill that sells it by the dump truck full .

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Re: Would you buy a used commercial level splitter?
« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2022, 08:07:29 PM »
I've always bought box store splitters, used them as long as they were tight and trouble free then bought a new one and sold the old one.   I would not buy a splitter from me.  
I have lucked out.  Bought 1 old homeowner unit and it lasted about a decade.  Cost $500.
Bought a made in USA Swisher from a tree guy about 1 year before covid started.  Clearly very little use. $800.
This ad caught my eye as an interesting / neat build:
Clearly someone put some thought and work into it.  Precursor to all the modern $12k-$15k multi wedge splitters.  

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