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Felling trees on a customer’s property requires two important pieces of equipment: chainsaws and log splitters.

September 12, 2016

Ariens 34-ton log splitter

The pitch: Centrally located controls and an open operating zone allow for operation from either side of the machine.

  • It features a 7 hp / 211 cc Subaru engine.
  • The open design reduces the amount of bending, reaching and walking required by the operator, resulting in less operator fatigue and more energy for splitting.
  • It has a log capacity of 25 inches.

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The pitch: The ECHO CS-400 chainsaw features an automatic, adjustable oiler to match cutting conditions.

  • It’s powered by a 40.2 cc professional-grade, two-stroke engine for outstanding performance.
  • The i-30 starting system requires reduced effort for starting.
  • It’s available in 16- and 18-inch bar lengths.

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The pitch: The MS 201 T C-M has a power-to-weight ratio that is optimal for in-tree work.

  • It's equipped with STIHL M-Tronic technology.
  • The microprocessor-controlled engine management system automatically adapts to changes in environment.
  • A low-emission engine means operators will save money on gasoline costs and won’t have to climb down as often to refuel.

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Timberwolf TW-2HD Log Splitter

The pitch: The TW-2HD is built for a user who doesn’t need the volume of a bigger machine.

  • The TW-2HD is a heavy duty version of Timberwolf’s TW-2.
  • It features a commercial Honda GX270 engine.
  • Other options to benefit the operator include a hydraulic wedge lift, hydraulic log lift, table grate and four-way wedge.

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