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Forest Master – Frequently Asked Questions

Explore a range of frequently asked questions regarding our equipment, as well as general log splitting, gardening and forestry-related questions. Is your question not here? Submit a question by emailing us at

Log Splitter - Operation

Check that the plastic knob of the lever is screwed on fully. If this becomes unscrewed it prevents the lever from being pushed right down, stopping the log splitter from operating. View the video below for a demonstration:

Yes, the bleed-screw should be left open during operation and you can close the bleed screw when not in use. You can download the log splitter hand book by going to

If you are splitting a log which has already been split, you must position the wood on the splitter with the bark side down. Also, if you are splitting logs with branch stubs, place the stub pointing up if possible. Do not place logs so the stubs point down. This is to avoid damaging the log guides on the safety cage.

Unfortunately, none of our log splitters are suitable to be towed.

We strongly recommend wrapping the motor in a towel if it is stored unused for a long period of time and to put a breathable cover over the machine in order to prevent any condensation on the motor casing. It should not be covered in plastic sheeting or other none breathable materials.

Yes, the bleed screw must be tightened after you have finished using it.

The air vent allows air into the machine, if you do not close off the vent it allows moisture to enter into the machine as it cools down.

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