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YARDMAX 35-Ton 306cc Horizontal / Vertical Gas Log Splitter

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Model: YU3566
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Force
35
Tons
Style
Gas Log Splitter
Type
Vertical/Horizontal Log Splitter
Log Length
26.5
Inches


Product Video Disclaimer: "PED is not responsible for any variances from the product in this video and the item you purchase. Please review all product specs prior to purchase."

35-Ton Splitting Force
Built to perform in demanding applications

Vertical & Horizontal Splitting - For Logs Up To 26.5" in Length
Dual end cylinder support for equal weight distribution
Cylinder handle makes it easy to position the splitter

306cc Briggs & Stratton 4-Cycle Gas Engine
Reliable and easy-to-start with plenty of torque

U-Beam Structural Design
Patent pending design is significantly stronger than typical I-Beam designs
Provides more durability and less stress over time

17-GPM 2-Stage Hydraulic Pump
Over-sized design, provides a cycle time of just 12.8 seconds

6.0-Gallon Hydrualic Reservoir
Built-into wheel shaft with internal filter for added protection

7.5" 4-Way Splitting Wedge
Designed for quick connection and jam free operation with no need to change stripper plates

Unique Spinner-Plate
Puts less stress on the beam by allowing logs to turn when being split

Adjustable Log Cradle
Keeps the logs when you want them, regardless of splitter position

16" DOT-Approved Road Tires
Also includes 2" Ball Hitch for easy towing

YARDMAX 3-2-1 Residential Warranty
Know you're protected so you can concentrate on splitting


Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Starting System
Recoil Start
CC
306 CCs
Idle Control
Yes
Low Oil Shutdown
Yes
Wedge
Wedge Material
Steel
Wedge Size
7 Inches
Wedge Style
2 & 4-way
Replaceable Wedge
Yes
Sharpenable Wedge
Yes
Hydraulics
Auto Return
Yes
Hydraulic Filter
Yes
Hydraulic Oil Included
Yes
Hydraulic Reservoir Size
6 Gallons
Cycle Time
12.8 Seconds
Cylinder Diameter
5 Inches
Tonnage
35 Tons
Log Capacity
Max Log Length
26.5 Inches
Towing
Towable
Yes
Fenders
No
Hitch Type
2 Inch Ball Hitch
Accessories
Jack Stands
Included
Log Cradles
Included
Overview
Made in USA
No
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
636 Pounds
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
Commercial Warranty
90 Days
UPC
857649006258
Model
YU3566
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YardMax YU3566 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
5.0 out of 55.0 out of 55.0 out of 55.0 out of 55.0 out of 5
Pros
Durable (23)
High Quality (20)
Price (18)
Exceeded Expectations (15)
I'd Buy It Again (13)
Cons
Heavy (11)
No cons (5)
bracket holding the hose... (1)
Durability (1)
Needs a screw jack (1)
100% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Scott K.
Elk, WA
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 10/4/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
OCT.
27
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Equipment
Very impressed with the product. I was a little overwhelmed when I saw the box. Instructions were super easy, even easier after watching the video on the website.

The 35 ton unit is a bit heavy to just lift with one person, need to find another person to help raise the unit in the vertical position for use and save your back. Totally satisfied with my purchase.
Scott Recommends This YardMax Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Scott,
Thank you for the review, we are glad you like your log splitter. You definitely need two people to raise the beam to complete the assembly. Glad to hear you used our video to help see how the assembly goes first before attempting to assemble your unit.
Please don't forget to register your warranty, here is the link: http://www.yardmax.com/support/product-registration/

We hope your new YARDMAX brings you many years of reliable use. Please give us a call or drop us an email anytime with questions.

Best regards,
YARDMAX Support
support@yardmax.com
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Warren G.
Sandy, OR
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/14/17
REVIEWED
OCT.
16
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
35 Ton Yardmax
Easy to put together - although quite heavy. Very powerful.
Warren Recommends This YardMax Product
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Stephen J
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 8/9/17
REVIEWED
OCT.
14
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far Has Worked As Advertised
Works as expected.

Shipper did not receive.
Pros: Durable, High Quality, Price, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Packaging, Shipper did not receive.
Stephen Recommends This YardMax Product
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Mark F.
Montague, CA
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 9/20/17
REVIEWED
OCT.
12
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Log Splitter
Assembled splitter by myself, took 2.5 hrs. Great bang for your buck. Highly recommend.
Pros: Durable, Price, Easy To Use, Fast
Cons: No cons
Mark Recommends This YardMax Product
Mark's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
4/5
"Professional staff. Kaleb was an exceptional salesman and knowledgeable."
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Patrick F.
Mentor, OH
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 10/17/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Log Splitter!
I have borrowed and rented many log splitters over the years and finally broke down and purchased one. This log splitter came ridiculously quick. Simple to assemble but it is very heavy. I would recommend a couple strong friends to help assemble. I have split many cords of wood with this already and it splits everything you throw at it. Starts every time and just keeps running. The 4 way splitting head and spinning foot plate are excellent features. Very well made and a great value for the size.
Pros: Durable, Features, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Patrick Recommends This YardMax Product
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Bob B.
Urbana, IA
REVIEWED
NOV.
01
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
Five stars isn't enough for this machine! Nothing seems to stop it. Makes splitting much easier when it splits on the first try instead of having to realign the wood.
Pros: Durable, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
Bob Recommends This YardMax Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Bob,
Bob
Thank you for the review, we are glad you like your log splitter. I too was very impressed with the performance of the 35 ton.
Please don't forget to register your warranty, here is the link: http://www.yardmax.com/support/product-registration/

We hope your new YARDMAX brings you many years of reliable use. Please give us a call or drop us an email anytime with questions.

Best regards,
YARDMAX Support
support@yardmax.com
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Darryl S.
Pensacola, FL
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 12/5/16
REVIEWED
DEC.
28
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Heavy Duty & Very Powerful
Ordered this for my sons and they live it. Easy to put together if you have at least 2 people. Pulls kinda rough, but I expected that being it has no suspension. It has powered through everything I have put on it.

It did stall and was unable to split the big pieces with the 4-way splitter on it. I like the single splitter, because I can control the size of the pieces with it better. I recommend this log splitter to anyone serious about splitting a lot of wood.
Pros: High Quality, Durable, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Use
Cons: Heavy
Darryl Recommends This YardMax Product
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Dennis G.
Williston, SC
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 1/6/17
REVIEWED
FEB.
01
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Is A Very Good Log Splitter.
The splitter is an excellent machine for the price. It is capable of doing the required work with ease. The only problem I have had with the unit, was folding the stiff leg while picking up the tongue to hitch to truck ball. If I had the needed strength, it would probably not be a problem. I bought an adjustable folding tongue jack too install to solve this particular issue.
Pros: High Quality, Durable, Exceeded Expectations, Price
Cons: Needs adjustable jack instead of stiff leg
Dennis Recommends This YardMax Product
Dennis's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
4/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
5/5
"Very good"
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Tony O.
Walworth, WI
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 1/9/17
REVIEWED
JAN.
14
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Highly Recommend This Unit To A Friend.
This beast did NOT disappoint! It walked right through tree crotches that stopped my friend's splitter dead. Assembly was no problem following YardMax's video. Took about 45 minutes with proper tools. I chose to use the synthetic motor oil for best year round performance.

Once the motor was oiled up, and 100% gas added, it started on the 2nd pull! The 4 way splitter adapter saved tons of time on 12 inch diameter and smaller logs. It worked on larger logs too, but I prefer the single... more
Pros: High Quality, Durable, Price, Fast
Cons: Heavy
Tony Recommends This YardMax Product
Tony's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Ordering was easy. And the unit shipped much faster than I expected! I actually had to ask them to wait a day. Ordered on Sunday, and it would have arrived on Thursday, but I asked them to deliver on Friday."
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William K.
Lincoln City, OR
Purchased from Log Splitters Direct
Purchased 11/27/16
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Beast Of A Machine!
I have had this splitter for almost a month and waited to review it until I had put it through its paces. So far, I have split approx. 4 cords of mixed wood, from green Doug Fir, Noble Fir, white pine and alder, ranging from 14" to 36" in diameter. This machine hasn't broken a sweat. My first impressions, yes, it's heavy, but that actually provides a sense of how solid and strong this splitter is. The shipping crate was very secure and all assemblies and hardware were very well... more
Pros: High Quality, Durable, I'd Buy It Again, Price
William Recommends This YardMax Product
Dale, the Log Splitter Expert
Product Expert
William,
Thank you for sharing such a detailed review. Your feedback will be very helpful to other online shoppers. Enjoy the rest of 2017, and we look forward to helping you with your next power equipment need.
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William's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great selection of power equipment, fast shipping. Competitive pricing. I plan to buy from Power Equipment Direct (Log Slitters Direct) again for other power equipment. Very satisfied customer! Thank you."
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Albert F.
Rockland, DE
REVIEWED
DEC.
17
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Maybe Too Heavy Duty
This a HEAVY duty log splitter. It is so heavy that it takes two men to operate when moving the towing tongue off the hitch. A hoist should be installed on the tongue of the splitter for one man towing operation. Also, two men are needed to move the splitter from horizontal to vertical position or vise versa. Also, a bit hard to maneuver on uneven ground. Otherwise this is a workhorse of a splitter. If one man operation is preferred get a lighter model.
Pros: High Quality, Durable, Price, Reliable
Cons: Heavy, 2 men needed
Albert Recommends This YardMax Product
Albert's Experience With Log Splitters Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"No where did I see anything to indicate that two men would be needed for certain operations with this model. Some operations are too heavy for one man."
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