Log Splitter Mods: Combining a GX390 with a 28 GPM Pump

Jared and Nick continue to modify an RS-300 series RuggedMade log splitter. This time, they pair two different-sized pumps with a Honda GX390 engine. Learn how the log splitter performs with a 28 GPM pump versus a 22 GPM pump.

May 9, 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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Boost Log Splitting Speed with Bigger Engine & Pump

Many people ask us about supercharging a log splitter by adding a bigger engine and hydraulic pump. We converted an RS-322 log splitter and rolled it out for a field test to measure the results.

May 2, 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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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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Behold the Creation of the SnowSplit 3000

When the snow falls and there's still wood to split, the team at RuggedMade got to thinking. . . why not put a wood splitter on skis? That's right, they converted a RuggedSplit 300 into a wood splitter on skis and towed it behind a snowmobile out to the wood yard.

See how it was all created in the RuggedMade machine shop!

March 2, 2022
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