Articles by RuggedMade

Articles by RuggedMade

Adjusting the Relief Setting on Your Log Splitter Valve

Learn how to adjust the relief setting on a hydraulic valve for optimum fluid flow back to the hydraulic tank.

February 27, 2024
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Best Ways to Use Log Splitter Wedges

When do you choose a 4-way versus a 6-way wedge? Is a single blade enough for a big log? Watch as Jake and Jared share the best ways to use log splitter wedges.

February 27, 2024
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CJ and the Fam Get Busy With a New RuggedMade Log Splitter

RuggedMade is pleased to announce our newest Brand Ambassador, CJ Mallard of Mallard 5 (+1) Farmhouse. CJ has a full plate on his 100-year-old homestead in southeastern Ohio and one task - splitting firewood - just got a lot easier.

February 8, 2024
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Log Splitter Mods Part III: Seeking a 5-Second Cycle Time

Can increasing rod size improve cycle time on a souped-up log splitter? RuggedMade tackles that question in our search for speed! Watch as Nick and Jared find out.

February 2, 2024
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How Fast Can Our Souped-Up Log Splitter Fill a Tote?

Can you guess how long it will take for a souped-up log splitter to fill an IBC tote? The answer may surprise you. Watch the team put our splitter to the test.

January 25, 2024
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How to Season Firewood: Helpful Tips and Trick

Whether you're planning to heat your home for the winter or just want to enjoy your firepit, learn how to season firewood from the experts at RuggedMade.

December 19, 2023
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Good Times at the Paul Bunyan Show

The RuggedMade booth was abuzz all weekend at the 2023 Paul Bunyan Show forestry trade show at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds in Lore City, Ohio.

October 13, 2023
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Saw Cutting Concrete 101: Tips for Beginners

If you're just getting started with operating a walk-behind concrete saw, we've got some basic tips and guidelines to get you on your way.

August 24, 2023
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The Role of Concrete Vibrators

Removing air pockets from a fresh concrete pour is vital to ensuring the strength and longevity of concrete once it hardens. Learn why a concrete vibrator is a must for your concrete projects.

July 28, 2023
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Scarifying Concrete: A Comprehensive Guide

A scarifier is the right machine for the job when you need to remove the top layer of concrete. Learn how the pros get it done with a walk-behind concrete scarifier.

June 26, 2023
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