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Old 09-11-2010, 08:32 PM   #1
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My gravely log splitter

Hi guys im new here .Just wanted to post a pic of my newest attachment a log splitter i fabbed up from an old roto hoe .It uses a rotary mower gear box with love joy coupler to pump and it articulates in the middle to turn .It works like a dream too



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Old 09-11-2010, 08:57 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum SS! Too darn cool!



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Thanks for having me glad you like it now its time to paint it and add the 4 way wedge

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Where does the snowplow go on at? I wish I had something like that! Nice rig and thank you for sharing the photos! Chris

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Old 09-27-2010, 12:25 AM   #5
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Thanks for the pics. I just bought a Troy Bilt wood splitter designed to run off of a Horse rear tine tiller PTO. But I intend to use my Gravely to power it, of course. I like your set up and how it articulates in the middle. Very nice! I hope to build something similiar.
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Where's the cup holder? Nice job.

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Awesome!!!! I love it!! No pump tank? can i have a few more picks?

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Hi thanks for thr replys on the splitter i have not been on in a while .Ill take some more pics of it soon im putting a toungue jack with dolly whell to roll it around when its not attached .As for the tank the beam works as the resivor .This was a cool old attachment from a roto hoe tractor i justa added the heavy axle and fabbed up the gear box bracket from an old mower deck and it worked great with a ton of power on my 12 horse or my 7,6 L8 .Thanks again Barry



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