Craftsman 208cc* OHV 27-Ton Log Splitter, 50 StateItem# 07177661000 | Model# 24BG57M1799
Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||600|
|Operating Position:||Horizontal or vertical|
|Includes Jack Stand:||Yes|
|Pump Type:||Two Stage Hydraulic|
|Automatic Cylinder Return:||Yes|
|Ram force (tons):||27|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Maximum Log Width (in.):||25|
|Color/Finish:||Black powdercoat paint|
|Engine Displacement (cc):||208|
|General Warranty:||1 year full|
|Wedge Material:||Cast Iron|
Ratings & Reviews
Choose Horizontal or Vertical 27 Ton Gas Log Splitter for Demanding Applications
With a 208cc OHV engine, the Craftsman 27 Ton Gas Log Splitter is designed for a highly functional performance. Two stage hydraulic pump delivers a maximum force of 27 tons to easily cut logs which are up to 25 inches thick. Automatic cylinder return means the sturdy cast-iron wedge material is ready to cut again in a matter of seconds.
Featuring a two-inch locking ball hitch, you can attach this 27 Ton Gas Log Splitter to most trucks or towing equipments for easy portability over long distances. Choose between the horizontal and vertical position cutting depending on the size of the logs to be cut. Gas run log splitter requires minimal assembly to get the job done. One year full warranty and the trust of the Craftsman brand makes this log splitter a great choice for your yard.
- Powerful Craftsman 208cc OHV dual-stage engine in this Craftsman 27 Ton Gas Log Splitter makes light work of chopping wood
- 27 tons of ram pressure to easily cut through green logs and harder woods
- Two stage hydraulic pump system helps deliver maximum power and automatic cylinder return saves cutting time
- Cast-iron wedge is designed for rigidity and strength
- Choose horizontal operation for light cutting and switch to vertical operation to deliver heavy-duty splitting performance
- Coiled wrapped hoses and fenders prevent them from tangling for easy storage
- Included hydraulic fluid for ease of use and maintenance
- Available in a black powdercoat paint
- Item Weight: 600 lbs.
- One year full warranty
Added on June 15, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
Mountain View, AR
Bought this log splitter to replace one that was only horizontal and husband no longer able to lift large pieces of wood onto it. He loves the vertical position for the big ones! The first one that we picked up at the store would not start and he was upset, but Sears sent a repairman to our house and when he couldn't start it either, they replaced it with another one and it works great.
I got this home, put gas in it and split a cord of wood no problem. There was one large dead elm tree that slowed the splitter down but never stopped it. That's some tough wood and a tough machine to deal with it.
we have used it to split about 10 cords of wood and it is still going strong! I am surprised how well it works on large chunks of wood! some pieces are **** pieces that are very tight grain wood up to 2 foot in diameter!
I did a lot of comparison shopping for log splitters before I purchased this unit. This unit received excellent reviews, and the sale price was excellent, considerably less than the competition. The unit is heavy duty, and performs the job as expected, even splitting 30" green pine rounds. The trailer is well build, and towing the unit is easy. I'll need a couple of seasons to determine how well built the unit is, but I am confident it will hold up over time. I have one complaint: The Sears store was supposed to assemble the unit so I could tow it home. I specifically asked them to be sure it was assembled and was told they would. When I went to pick up the unit, it was still crated. As the unit weights 500lbs in the crate, I was uncertain I could get it off my truck by myself. I decided to have them load it anyway, and had a plant to remove it from the crate on the truck and assemble it, before pulling it off the truck. Unfortunately, the loader loaded the unit backwards, making it impossible to assemble on the truck. I ended up having to call a friend for help offloading. If you intend to offload this unit, I highly recommend you have them load it so that you can assemble it on the truck, or have 3-4 people to help you.
I had this item shipped to a sears near me. It came in about 3 weeks late but was worth the wait. At the store I hooked it up to the hitch on my truck and towed it home. It can not be seen while towing so I did not try backing up. I put gas in it and it started on the first pull. Splits wood with ease. Saves so much time. I will never split by hand again.
Put it together and was splitting wood in about an hour. I have used (borrowed from friends) a number of different splitters over the years. This one performs as well as or better than any I have used before.
checked numerous sites for price comparison, all sites where you can purchase a log splitter, and found this one to be the best price for the same size splitter . Have only used one time so far with very good results. As per instruction manual the gas is recommende to be shut off during travel which I failed to do. As a result it did not start easily when I got to my fire wood. Shut off gas on way home and it started fine there. So far so good.
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