Articles by RuggedMade

Articles by RuggedMade

Troubleshooting Small Engines

Do you have a small engine that won't start or runs rough? By following some basic troubleshooting techniques and maintenance routines, you can solve many engine problems on your own. 

March 13, 2023
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How to Start a Firewood Business

Jared and Jake at the DudeRanchDIY woodyard spent some time talking about how to start a firewood business as a side hustle. The key, they agree, is to start small with realistic expectations and consider how much time you have to invest, how much wood you have to sell, and how much you stand to make.

March 6, 2023
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How to Split Firewood Using a Hydraulic Log Splitter

Jared and Jake are back in the woodyard discussing how to split firewood using a hydraulic log splitter.  Pick up valuable tips on wood species, log dimensions, and how to split a round with knots.

January 27, 2023
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Log Splitter Duel

Catch the duel in the woodyard as Dusty pits an older log splitter against his new RuggedMade log splitter.

December 22, 2022
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Getting to Know RuggedMade Cylinders

Known for our high-performance log splitter hydraulic cylinders, RuggedMade also offers a growing line of multi-purpose cylinders. Get the inside scoop from Jared as he provides a short introduction to these hydraulic cylinders from RuggedMade.

December 21, 2022
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Comparing RuggedMade Log Splitters

Jake and Jared meet at the farm to discuss the features of three popular RuggedMade log splitters - the RS-322, the RS-737, and the RS-537. These guys know a thing or two about wood splitting, so if you're in the market for a log splitter, be sure to check this out.

December 20, 2022
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Replacing a Valve on a RuggedSplit 700 Series Log Splitter

Get the complete walk-through from Jared as he demonstrates how to replace a hydraulic valve on RuggedSplit 700 series log splitter from RugggedMade.

December 16, 2022
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Golf Ball vs Log Splitter: Will It Split?

Looking for a little diversion, we set out to see what would happen when we tried to split a golf ball on a RuggedMade log splitter.

December 16, 2022
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Trying Out Plate Compactors In the Woodyard

RuggedMade brand ambassador, Jake from DudeRanchDIY, has been upgrading his woodyard. Once he added a layer of asphalt millings around the site, we decided to bring down some plate compactors to put the finishing touch on the project.

December 14, 2022
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Dusty Gets His Second RuggedMade Log Splitter

When it came time to reboot his firewood business, Dusty Klifman purchased his second RuggedMade log splitter. Needless to say, he was pretty stoked it arrived. 

December 8, 2022
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