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Powerhouse 7-Ton Horizontal Electric Log Splitter

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4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
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Force
7
Tons
Style
Electric Log Splitter
Type
Horizontal Log Splitter
Log Length
20
Inches


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Easy To Use, Affordable Splitter
Great for splitting seasoned wood for fireplace or chimnea

Powerful 3-HP Electric Motor
Plenty of torque to split 12" diameter logs up to 20" long
Requires 20 amp 120v circuit

Very Reliable And Easy To Use
No running out of gas; work inside where it's warm
Starts every time, just plug and go

Designed with Safety In Mind
Requires two hands to operate
Automatically retracts when hand is removed from lever

Weighs Just Over 100 Pounds
Easy to move where you need it most
Compact, wide track wheels move easily over any terrain
Should be operated in above-freezing temperatures


Engine
HP
3 HP
Motor
Motor Voltage
120-Volts
Power Cord Length
6 Feet
Watts
2200 Watts
Wedge
Wedge Material
Steel
Wedge Style
2-way
Replaceable Wedge
No
Sharpenable Wedge
Yes
Hydraulics
Auto Return
Yes
Hydraulic Oil Included
Yes
Hydraulic Reservoir Size
0.793
Cycle Time
15 Seconds
Log Capacity
Max Log Length
20 Inches
Max Log Diameter
12 Inches
Towing
Towable
No
D.O.T. Lights
No
Fenders
No
Accessories
Jack Stands
No
Log Cradles
No
Overview
Made in USA
No
Assembly Required
No
Weight
107.8 Pounds
Dimensions
38.2L x 12W x 20H
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
705105695136
Model
FX128-Z
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  2 Questions
Q: What is the motor horsepower on this splitter?
by Al Borges from Arkansas on October 30, 2011

A: It's listed on the Specs page as a 3 HP electric motor.
by Bob, Product Expert
Q: were do i get parts for my electric power spliter

by Rick from Massachusetts on August 07, 2011

A: <a href="http://www.powerhouselogsplitters.com/home/contactUs" title="Powerhouse" target="_blank"class="bluelink">http://www.powerhouselogsplitters.com/home/contactUs</a>
by Bob, Product Expert
Powerhouse FX128-Z Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (28)
Price (15)
Easy To Store (12)
I'd Buy It Again (11)
Exceeded Expectations (10)
Cons
Bad Instructions (15)
Low Quality (4)
Packaging (4)
Unreliable (4)
Durability (2)
83% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Bob, the Log Splitter Expert
Log Splitter Expert

Product Expert
Total Reviews
36 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
887 Helpful Votes
Log Splitters Direct Recommended

The Powerhouse FX128-Z will split logs up to 20 long and 12 in diameter. The diameter may vary based on type of wood and its moisture level (length of time its been cut). When the weather turns cold you can wheel it indoors and split in comfort. You may damage the pump if you operate in temperatures below freezing. Keep it dry and above freezing and you should have trouble-free splitting for years to come.

You will need access to a 120 volt 20 amp circuit to power this splitter due... more
Bob Recommends This Model
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42
Wayne
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/30/14
Total Helpful Votes
27 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
OCT.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Wood Splitter
I was skeptical about an electric splitter since I only used a gas powered one before. I tried it because I didn't like the noise, heat and fumes of a gas engine. I was pleasantly surprised at the ease of use and the low noise level of the electric one. There is a size range for the splitter which was a problem for my large pieces but that is common for all splitters.

The work went extremely fast. I made a connector for the dual control handles so I could easily press the lever with one... more
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Wayne Recommends This Powerhouse Product
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274
Guy S.
Westcliffe, CO
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 8/20/15
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
SEP.
11
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Not Powerful Enough
I live in Westcliffe, CO at 9000 feet altitude, the winters last 6 months , and the temperature goes way below zero, so I need a lot of wood to be split the 7-ton horizontal electric splitter does not have the power to split more than 10 inches of log in diameter, and I have to try two times to split the log.

A more powerful log splitter would have been better, and more efficient. The picture in your advertising is very misleading,
ans very deceiving,
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Susan J.
Voorheesville, NY
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/27/14
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
OCT.
26
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I Love This Thing!!!
I absolutely love my wood splitter. I have a camp and have had many trees taken down and hate to see them sit and rot. There is no way I could split them by hand.

First of all, the shipping was free and delivery was right to my door (in the woods). Setup was very easy and the wheels make it so easy to move to the work site.

I love this because it seems so safe compared to chainsaws and hatchets. Being electric is certainly easy.
You load the log, pull the handle and SLOWLY the plate... more
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Susan Recommends This Powerhouse Product
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105
David S.
Pine, CO
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 11/8/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
OCT.
04
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Won't Last
I bought this 2 seasons ago. I just died will not work. Cheap made in china. Buyer beware
Bob, the Log Splitter Expert
Product Expert
David,
I'm sorry you're having problems with your Powerhouse log splitter. You may check the hydraulic fluid level, make sure the air vent is open and try plugging into multiple electrical outlets.

If it is not working you may contact Powerhouse at 503-575-9407. Unfortunately this splitter carries a one year warranty.
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Henry S.
Arlington, VA
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 3/24/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
05
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Kapow, It Splits
I've been using a 24-ton log splitter with a pretty fast cycle time, but I wanted something around the house to take the chunks down to smaller sizes for the wood insert and to split up a whole bunch of kindling. So, I got this unit for the garage. It's pretty handy, it has definitely split the wood. It took a little getting used to how it kicks out the pieces when it splits. I finally figured out why it does that. The wedge on the unit flares out at the end, so it progressively pushes more... more
Henry Recommends This Powerhouse Product
Henry's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Logsplitters delivered on time felt sorry for the FedEx trainee kid who carried this unit on his shoulder."
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David S.
Pine, CO
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 11/8/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
APR.
14
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Don't Buy This One
It died after 2 seasons. Took it to a repair house any they would not touch it.
Bob, the Log Splitter Expert
Product Expert
David,
I'm sorry to hear about your troubles with Powerhouse. This splitter carries a one year warranty. You may contact Powerhouse at 503-575-9407.
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Eugene S.
Bonita Springs, FL
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 1/22/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Pretty Nice Little Unit
So far I like this splitter because it is small yet powerful. However, I would really like to learn how to defeat the need for two handed operation which is stupid!

And clearly less safe than one handed operation. I haven't used it enough to rate the product yet. Ask me to rate this product in a year. This program wont let me submit unless I rate, so therefore I will rate low until I use the product for at least a few months.
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Van N.
Burtonsville, MD
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 1/18/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
09
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent
I received my splitter within 4 days after I placed my online order. I am very, very happy with Log Splitters Direct and my splitter. I set it up near my fireplace in my family room, split the wood, and really enjoy with flame. Highly recommend and sure buying again when needed.
Van Recommends This Powerhouse Product
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Gerald R.
Federal Heights, CO
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/30/09
REVIEWED
OCT.
16
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great 7 Ton Electric Log Splitter
I have had this splitter for about three years now and it has never given up on me. I like the electric one because I can do the splitting inside when it is too cold outside. Great little machine for the home owner, maybe not for a business.
Gerald Recommends This Powerhouse Product
Gerald's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
5/5
"Shipping was fast and on time."
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Christopher M.
Colorado Springs, CO
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/6/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
29
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great!!!
I got it. A little skeptical about a wire splitter. But she's worked better than I expected!!!!!!! I had some huge pieces of wood to split! If it was too big I split little pieces off at a time (help holding it with somebody). Overall great machine. I do hate how low to the ground it is though.
Christopher Recommends This Powerhouse Product
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Cornelis V.
Bovina, NY
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 8/12/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
23
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Power Direct
I have not yet used it so extensively as to know it well, but it is a well designed machine that performs with ease on many different kinds of hardwood. Glad to own it.
Cornelis Recommends This Powerhouse Product
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