Best Log Splitter Reviews


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Boss Industrial ES7T20

Finished chopping down some trees and need a way to split the logs for firewood? Our team of experts at Whack Your Weeds did some testing and field research and found that that Boss Industrial ES7T20 is the best log splitter available on the market!

Using a log splitter on logs

Trying to clear some land or cut up some logs for firewood? A log splitter is the perfect tool for effortlessly cutting logs. At Whack Your Weeds our lawn and landscaping experts are no strangers to clearing land.

We picked out some of the best log splitters and reviewed each models pros and cons. For more information and to find out our top log splitter of 2017 keep reading!

Powerhouse XM-380 Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter

Powerhouse XM-380 Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter, 7-Ton
  • Motor 3HP, 7 Ton, 2500 Watt, 3500RPM- no running out of gas and starts every time
  • Hydraulic, and Portable Electric Log Splitter
  • Log Cutting Capacity: up to 20-1/2-inch in Length and 12-inch in Diameter
  • Ram Travel Distance: 15.7-inch
  • Net Weight: 104lbs


  • 3HP motor with 7 tons of log splitting power
  • Able to cut logs 20.5" X 12"
  • Splits logs in split hardwood logs
  • Best Log Splitter Under $400

LCS1240 Specifications

Engine:40 Volt Lithium Ion
Cutting capacity:12 Inches
Weight:10.4 Pounds
Warranty:3 Year warranty

Boss Industrial ES7T20 Electric Log Splitter

Boss Industrial ES7T20 Electric Log Splitter, 7-Ton
  • Powerful 2 HP electric motor
  • 7 tons of splitting force
  • Convenient one-Handed operation
  • Automatic ram return
  • 2-year residential warranty.Hydraulic Pressure (psi):3500


  • 2HP electric motor perfect for any log or weather
  • Splits logs with more than 7 tons of force
  • Easy to use with 1 hand
  • Best Log Splitter Under $500

LCS1240 Specifications

Engine:40 Volt Lithium Ion
Cutting capacity:12 Inches
Weight:10.4 Pounds
Warranty:3 Year warranty

WEN 56206 Electric Log Splitter

WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter
  • Reliable 2 HP, copper-wound motor uses household current; No problems with cold starts or gas shortages; quieter, less expensive; Plug it in and go!
  • Safety first! Operation requires two hands to keep hands clear of the ram while fume free electric power allows for usage both indoors and outdoors
  • Built-in log cradle/guide keeps logs on track for even splitting of logs up to 10" in diameter and 20.5" in length
  • Portable with two comfort grip handles and 6" tires. Hydraulic pressure : 3000 PSI
  • CSA approved with a two-year WEN warranty. refer the Page 17 on user guide for Trouble shooting steps

Champion Power Equipment 92221 Gas Powered Log Splitter

Dirty Hand Tools 100171 Horizontal/Vertical Gas Log Splitter

Pow' R' Kraft 65575 Electric Log Splitter

Pow' R' Kraft 65556 4-Ton 15 Amp Electric Log Splitter
  • Dependable 1,500 watt electric motor that runs on regular household current
  • Splits a log up to 20-inches long and 10-inches in diameter (capable of 12-inches for most woods)
  • All steel construction for a long working life
  • 4 tons of RAM splitting force
  • NEW stronger packaging to reduce shipping damage

Sun Joe LJ10M Logger Joe Hydraulic Log Splitter

Sun Joe LJ10M Logger Joe 10 Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter
  • For logs up to 18 in. long x 8 in. wide
  • Powerful hydraulic ram builds up to 10 tons of driving force
  • Log cradle prevents split wood from falling
  • Durable steel construction. Other features: wheels for easy portability
  • Full 2-year warranty
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