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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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About Plate Compactors

Whether your project is a residential front door sidewalk or a large commercial outdoor patio, properly compacting your base material with a plate compactor is the key to success. 

May 16, 2023
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Master the Art of Power Troweling

Applying a smooth finish to wet concrete with hand trowels can be time-consuming, especially for larger pours. For professional-looking results in a fraction of the time, using a power trowel is the way to go.

May 11, 2023
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