Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter

If there is one wood splitter that redefines convenience, then it has to be the Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter. Think about it, this machine can split more than 100 logs in a span of one hour and can handle quite an assortment of wood varieties ranging from oak to pine and maple. There’s no enough storage space at your home? Don’t worry about it. The XM-380 is has a nice, compact design that allows you to use it indoors and outdoors without taking a lot of space. Is that all there is to this powerful log splitter? No! The review below reveals the incredible capability of this machine.

PROS:

  • Outstanding performance
  • Very reliable
  • Easy to use
  • Design that emphasizes on safety
  • Easy to move around

CONS:

  • Could do with more sturdy wheels

Features and Benefits

Best Electric Log Splitter 2016

7 Ton Splitting Torque

The Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter runs on a powerful 3HP Motor that allows it to split wood at 7-ton torque. If you have big winter splitting jobs, a large ranch to heat or own a large home with multiple fireplaces, this electric wood splitter will be the ideal machine to own.

With its integrated automatic retraction and two hand operation, you can even change the position of the wood if need be when cutting through y-shaped branches.


Two-Handed Operation

At a speed that allows you to split more than 100 logs in 60 minutes, you’d tend to imagine that you are constantly at the risk injuring your hands. However, this unit’s two handed operation eliminates the possibilities of injuries. In fact, the Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter automatically comes to a halt as soon as you remove one hand. Apart from lessening the risk of injuries, the two handed operation gives you control over the splitter.

Incredible Splitting and Loading Speed

It takes the XM-380 a remarkable 6 seconds to cut through a log with a length of 20.5 inches and a diameter of 12 inches. Also, it takes the ram a mind-boggling 5 seconds to go back to its original position, thus enabling faster loading speeds.

Automatic Reset

At times, you may knowingly or unknowingly overload your log splitting unit. The Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter comes with an integrated feature that resets its performance. When there’s an overload, all you have to do is power cycle the machine at it will return to its standard operation.

Lightweight

The Powerhouse XM-380, just like the Boss Industrial ES7T20 Electric Log Splitter, 7-Ton weighs less 110 pounds. It, therefore, means that when the weather gets so cold outside, you can easily tow it inside by pulling its handle and letting it roll on its front wheels. Equally, you can move it outdoors with relative ease whenever you don’t want to use it in your garage or patio.

Specifications

• Electric Motor – 3 Horsepower, 2200 Watts, 20 Amps
• Hydraulic Pressure – 2320 PSI
• Splitting Force – 7 Tons or 14,000 Pounds
• Hydraulic Oil Capacity – 793 Gallons

Verdict

The Powerhouse XM-380 7-Ton Electric Hydraulic Log Splitter makes wood splitting as easy as pushing a button. It is one unit that will never disappoint if you give it a task equal to its power. If you’ve been looking for an electric wood splitter that will cut through lots of logs within a short period, then your search is over with the XM-380. Buy one of these workhorses and experience wood splitting at its best.

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